Articles by Wendy Mayer

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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Katie Herzberger Set to Swim for Division III Randolph-Macon This Fall

Kernersville, North Carolina, native Katie Herzberger is heading north this fall to continue her swimming career at Division III’s Randolph-Macon.

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Brea Olinda’s Liza Parahnevich Set to Swim for Division II’s Biola

Brea, California, native Liza Parahnevich is heading just down the road to La Mirada, to continue her swimming career at Division II’s Biola University.

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Wisconsin State Champion Freestyler Dee Dee Walker Commits to Illinois State

Dee Dee Walker, the 2018 Wisconsin Division II state 200 free champion, has committed to swim at Illinois State beginning in the fall of 2020.

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USA Women’s Water Polo Leads the Way in Goals En Route to Pan Am Games Gold

The United States women secured their fifth straight Pan American Games title with help from the top goal-scoring effort, both team-wise and individually.

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Sam Poulsen Completes 21-Mile North Channel Swim from Ireland to Scotland

Sam Poulsen became the 25th woman in history and 68th person overall to complete the 21-mile swim across the North Channel from Ireland to Scotland.

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USA Men Win WP Gold, Lead in Scoring Efficiency, Saves at Pan American Games

The United States won its seventh straight Pan American Games water polo gold, defeating Canada for the title and securing a spot in the 2020 Olympics.

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Freestyler Maggie Farrell Verbally Commits to Denison for 2020-21 Season

Kalamazoo, Michigan, native Maggie Ferrell is heading east to Ohio to continue her swimming career at Denison College beginning in the fall of 2020.


Swimmers Torres, Popovich, Zorn Named as Finalists for 2019 U.S. Hall of Fame

Three swimmers are among the finalists for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame Class of 2019: Dara Torres, Erin Popovich and Trischa Zorn.


Olympic Water Polo Player Brenda Villa Named Finalist for U.S. Hall of Fame

Women’s water polo player Brenda Villa is among 15 Olympians selected as finalists for the 2019 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame class.

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USA Takes Seventh Straight Men’s Water Polo Gold at Pan American Games

The United States denied Canada its first Pan American Games men’s water polo gold, extending its win streak to seven straight titles with a 24-4 victory.

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