Articles by Wendy Mayer

Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Greece Move on to WP World Junior Semifinals

Italy, the Netherlands, 2017 champion Russia and Greece advanced to Saturday’s World Women’s Junior Water Polo semifinals with quarterfinal wins on Friday.

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Italy, China, Hungary, Spain Punch Tickets to WP World Juniors Quarterfinals

Hungary, Australia, Italy and China claimed the four remaining quarterfinal spots at the World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships with Thursday wins.

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Mitrovic, Joksimovic Lead Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Week 1 Standouts

Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic and Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic each notched an 8-goal effort to lead 171 hat tricks on Week 1 of men’s college water polo.

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USA, Netherlands, Russia, Greece Win Pools Start World Women’s WP Juniors

After four days of pool play, the United States, Netherlands, Russia and Greece topped the four groups, earning free passes to Friday’s quarterfinal round.

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19 Top 25 Affairs on Tap, #1 USC Begins Play on Men’s Water Polo Week 2

Still remaining on the week’s slate are 19 head-to-head matchups between teams listed on the Sept. 11 Top 20 poll, including three Top 10 contests on Sunday.

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UC Santa Barbara, UC Irvine, St. Francis Brooklyn Climb CWPA Men’s WP Poll

UC Santa Barbara moved into the Top 5, UC Irvine climbed into the Top 10 and St. Francis Brooklyn joined the rankings in the CWPA men’s water polo poll.

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5 Upsets, 3 Overtime Affairs Highlight Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Week 1

Five upsets and three overtime games highlighted opening weekend of the collegiate men’s water polo season with #7 UC Santa Barbara posting three Top 10 wins.

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2019 Collegiate Water Polo Season Kicks Off with 47 Saturday Contests

The 2019 collegiate water polo season kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 7 with 47 matches on the slate, including seven tournaments across the country.

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USC Removes Interim Tag, Names Marko Pintaric Head Water Polo Coach

USC named interim men’s head coach Marko Pintaric as head coach of its men’s and women’s water polo teams, replacing Jovan Vavic, who was fired in March.

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“The Strongest Man in History” Takes on Swimming Challenge

2017 World’s Strongest Man winner Eddie “The Beast” Hall challenges his fellow “Strongest Man in History” stars to test their swimming skills.


College Bound: Where Are the 2018-19 NISCA Water Polo All-Americans Going?

Of the 58 seniors named to the 2018-19 NISCA Boys Water Polo All-America teams, 27 are currently listed on collegiate rosters.


Pomona-Pitzer Earns Top Spot in CWPA Division III Preseason Poll

With the first USA Water Polo Division III National Championship set for December, Pomona-Pitzer begins the year as the top team in the CWPA DIII Top 10.

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USC Takes Top Spot in Preseason Men’s Water Polo Coaches Poll

USC was picked to repeat as the NCAA men’s water polo champion, receiving 98 points in the preseason Top 20 coaches poll. just ahead of UCLA and Stanford.

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Freestyler Morgan Baker Commits to Nebraska-Omaha for 2020 Season

Six-time Nebraska high school state freestyle finalist Morgan Baker will be keeping her talents in state, committing to Nebraska-Omaha for the fall of 2020.

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New York State Finalist Sydney Sorbello Commits to Boston University

Glenmont, New York, native Sydney Sorbello is taking her talents to the Patriot League to swim for Boston University in the fall of 2020.

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