Articles by Wendy Mayer

Paige Furano’s School Record 7 Scores Lead Week 10 Standout Efforts

37 players netted four goals or more to headline the Week 10 standout performances. Bucknell’s Paige Furano led the way with a school record seven scores vs. Harvard on Sunday.

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4 Top 10 Affairs, 2 Top 5 Matchups Set for Water Polo Week 11

17 Top 25 matchups highlight Week 11 play, while tournaments are scheduled from Lebanon, Illinois, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Brooklyn Heights, New York.

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Upset Puts Stanford in CWPA #1 Spot, Bumping USC After 350 Days

USC’s nearly one year stranglehold on the top spot of the CWPA Top 25 poll has ended. Stanford takes over the #1 position after knocking off the then top-ranked Trojans 9-8 in overtime on Saturday.

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Six Upsets, Including 2 Top 5 Affairs, Lead Week 10 Results

Six upsets, including two overtime affairs, highlighted Week 10 water polo action.

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Saturday Matchup Between #1 USC, #2 Stanford Highlights Week 10 Play

18 Top 25 matchups, including four Top 10 affairs, highlight the collegiate water polo Week 10 schedule. Saturday brings the marquee matchup of the week, pitting #1 USC vs. #2 Stanford.

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PSUB’s Wood Sets Record; Pacific’s Christmas Nets 8 Goals on Week 9

Penn State Behrend’s Lauren Wood set the school season record for goals with two against Connecticut College on Friday, upping her tally to 55 for the year. Kyra Christmas was the leading individual goal scorer of the week, putting in eight goals on 12 shots as #6 Pacific topped #13 Fresno State 16-8.

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San Diego State, Harvard Vault Up CWPA Rankings with Week 9 Upsets

The Top 11 remained in tact in the Week 10 poll, with #1 USC and #2 Stanford holding down the top spots for the 11th straight week. Meanwhile, San Diego State and Harvard were the biggest movers of the week after scoring Week 9 upsets.

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RV San Diego State Scores 2 Upsets to Lead Water Polo Week 9 Results

After dropping out of the Top 25 into the ranks of the vote getters, San Diego State pulled off a pair of upsets amidst a 2-1 effort on water polo Week 9.

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5 Top 10 Teams Set for Saturday Games to Lead Week 9 Water Polo Play

Eleven Top 25 meetings highlight Week 9 women’s water polo action, with two Top 10 matchups to follow next Monday and Tuesday.

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24 Players Turn in 4-Plus Goal Efforts on Water Polo Week 8

#15 Long Beach State’s Sarah Barker recorded five goals in a 13-7 win over #16 Wagner on Sunday and added four more in a 15-6 victory over RV Bucknell on Thursday. Barker was one of 24 players with at least one four-goal effort on Week 8.

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Top 13 Hold Rankings, Bucknell Moves Back into CWPA Week 9 Top 25

With just a handful of upsets on Week 8, it is no surprise that there weren’t many major moves in the Week 9 CWPA Top 25 rankings. The Top 13 remained in tact. Bucknell moved back into the poll, while Princeton dropped three spots to #17.

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Up & Down Efforts for San Jose State Lead Week 8 Water Polo Action

In a week that featured 21 matches between ranked teams and four Top 10 affairs, there were just three upsets. San Jose State was involved in all three upsets, topping Princeton, but falling to Marist and Bucknell.

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Scouting Stanford’s Goal Scoring Machine – Makenzie Fischer

Wherever Stanford’s #11 Makenzie Fischer is in the pool opposing coaches and players take notice. But, the question remains, even if they know where she is, can they stop the Cardinal’s goal scoring machine.


Indiana Trio Combines for 17 Goals to Lead Week 7 Standout Efforts

In a record setting 23-2 win over Wittenberg, three Indiana Hoosiers turned in three or more goals led by Tina Doherty and Hannah Falls-Hand, who posted six goals apiece to lead the Week 7 standout performances.

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Four Top 10 Meetings, 21 Between Ranked Foes Set for Water Polo Week 8

Week 8 women’s water polo action includes 21 matches between ranked teams beginning on Thursday, with nine coming at the LMU Invitational in Los Angeles.

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