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.
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.
The Italian U17 men’s water polo team lost its head coach on the eve of travelling to Tbilisi, but honored his memory with the European Junior Championship.
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.
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.
An American Masters water polo player died during a match over the weekend at the World Masters Championships taking place in Gwangju, Korea.
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.
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.