Miller-Tolt, Evezard Lead Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Week 2 Performances

Fordham’s Jake Miller-Tolt and UC Irvine’s Jason Evezard were the top individual game scorers of collegiate men’s water polo Week 2, each turning in a nine-goal effort. Miller-Tolt totaled 13 goals on the week, but put in nine in an upset win over #17 St. Francis Brooklyn. Evezard registered his standout performance against Cal Baptist and also turned in a hat trick against Loyola Marymount. Evezard’s nine-goal output marked a school record, topping the previous mark of eight set by Mitch Wise (2013) and Lovre Milos (2014).

Pepperdine’s Balazs Kosa served up 14 goals in the team’s four games against Cal Baptist, Long Beach State, Loyola Marymount and Redlands, notching four goals against the Lancers and 49ers. Fordham’s Dimitris Koukias put in 14 goals against St. Francis Brooklyn, Harvard and Santa Clara. LaVerne’s Vasil Halchev registered 15 scores in games against Ottawa, Riverside, Concordia (Irvine) and Fresno Pacific.

There were 71 occurrences of four or more goals ahead of 89 hat tricks on Week 2.

The top players as selection by conference offices were:

Golden Coast Conference

Cole Brosnan, UC Santa Barbara – Put in 15 goals across five games, whie also adding two assists and six steals; notched five goals in the upset win over #1 USC; tallied four goals against Fresno Pacific and three against Occidental

CWPA – Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference

Players of the Week:

Jake Miller-Tolt, Fordham – Scored 13 goals and chipped in 11 assists at the Princeton Invitational; notched nine goals against St. Francis Brooklyn and added hat tricks against Santa Clara and Harvard; dished out 11 assists

Daniel Domotor, LaSalle – Tallied 13 goals and added 10 assists at the Mercyhurst Laker Invitational; scored five goals against Gannon and put in hat tricks against Salem and Mercyhurst; turned in two goals against Penn State Behrend; registered 10 assists

Defensive Player of the Week: Gabrielle Simonte, George Washington – notched 11 field blocks, four steals, eight goals and an assist at the Princeton Invitational; tallied a field block in each game, including a single-game record seven in the 13-12 upset win over Princeton; also tallied four goals against the Tigers.

Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

Player of the Week: Bennett Williams, Stanford – Went 4-for-4 in shot attempts in the team’s lone NCAA contest of the week, a 16-5 home victory over San Jose State; also added two blocks, two drawn exclusions and won a sprint

Newcomer of the Week: Max Wade, Austin College – Scored five of the team’s 10 goals against Navy; registered two steals and a drawn ejection against the Midshipmen.

Northeast Water Polo Conference

Player and Rookie of the Week: Vladimir Mickic, St. Francis Brooklyn – Registered 10 goals and drew 11 exclusions at the Princeton Invitational; tallied five goals against Fordham and four in an upset win over #15 George Washington

Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Offensive Athlete of the Week: Cooper Krause, Redlands – Notched 10 goals and an assist in five games; turned in four goals and an assist in a 16-5 win over Ottawa.

Defensive Athlete of the Week: Noah Smith, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – Made 43 saves in four games; tallied 13 saves in a 12-9 win over Concordia (Irvine) and added nine in a 10-7 victory over Fresno Pacific

Western Water Polo Association

Connor Turnbow-Lindenstadt, UC San Diego – Tallied 14 goals, including a five-goal effort against Concordia (Irvine); posted nine scores in three ranked victories at the Princeton Invitational

Goals Player, Team Opponent Date
9 Jake Miller-Tolt, Fordham St. Francis Brooklyn 9/15.
9 Jason Evezard, UC Irvine Cal Baptist 9/14.
6 Michael Rojas, Salem Monmouth 9/9.
6 Blazo Mitrovic, Loyola Marymount Pepperdine 9/14.
6 Euan Scoffield, Toronto Gannon 9/14.
6 Thomas Squeglia, Gannon Toronto 9/14.
6 Cole Strohson, LaSalle Penn State Behrend 9/14.
6 Euan Scoffield, Toronto Mercyhurst 9/15.
6 Ryan Sawyer, UCLA Olympic Club 9/15.
6 Alam Barnuevo, LaVerne Fresno Pacific 9/15.
6 Alexander Geiger, Toronto Salem 9/15.
6 Drago Marjanovic, Gannon LaSalle 9/15.
6 Messan Moore, Concordia (Irvine) LaVerne 9/15.
6 Marius Jakimcikas, Concordia (Irvine) LaVerne 9/15.
5 Connor Turnbow-Lindenstadt, UC San Diego Concordia (Irvine) 9/11.
5 Curtis Jarvis, Pepperdine Loyola Marymount 9/14.
5 Zlatan Nikocevic, UC Irvine Loyola Marymount 9/14.
5 David Carrasco, Loyola Marymount UC Irvine 9/14.
5 Dimitris Koukias, Fordham St. Francis Brooklyn 9/15.
5 Dimitris Koukias, Fordham Harvard 9/15.
5 Andrew Mavis, George Washington Santa Clara 9/14.
5 Jayden Kunwar, Johns Hopkins Iona 9/14.
5 Brett Hofer, Iona Johns Hopkins 9/14.
5 Mitchell Cooper, Princeton Bucknell 9/14.
5 Vladimir Mickic, St. Francis Brookyln Fordham 9/15.
5 Anthony Squeglia, Gannon Mt. SAC 9/15.
5 Ryan Witoslawski, Mercyhurst LaSalle 9/15.
5 Cole Brosnan, UC Santa Barbara USC 9/15.
5 Jacob Mercep, USC Concordia (Irvine) 9/15.
5 Austin Stewart, Long Beach State Air Force 9/15.
5 Daniel Domotor, LaSalle Gannon 9/15.
5 Jack Donnelly, Gannon LaSalle 9/15.
5 Bennett Williams, Stanford Olympic Club 9/15.
4 Jesse Hainze, Navy Austin College 9/9.
4 Miles Popovic, Salem Monmouth 9/9.
4 Adam Hudson, Salem Monmouth 9/9.
4 Joseph Addison, Monmouth Salem 9/9.
4 Jarrett Barker, Mt. SAC Cal Tech 9/10.
4 Will Clark, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Concordia (Irvine) 9/14.
4 Mason Dasic, USC Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 9/14.
4 Jeffery Eliott, Penn State Behrend LaSalle 9/14.
4 PJ McDonough, Cal Baptist UC Irvine 9/14.
4 Drago Marjanovic, Gannon Salem 9/14.
4 Robert Juhas, Salem Gannon 9/14.
4 Weston Restad, Ottawa LaVerne 9/14.
4 Vasil Halchev, LaVerne Ottawa 9/14.
4 Nick Britt, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Fresno Pacific 9/15.
4 Marius Jakimcikas, Concordia (Irvine) Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 9/14.
4 Mike Miller, Air Force Redlands 9/14.
4 Spencer Allen, Redlands Air Force 9/14.
4 Austin Stewart, Long Beach State Whittier 9/14.
4 Cole Brosnan, UC Santa Barbara Fresno Pacific 9/14.
4 Nathan Puentes, UC Santa Barbara Fresno Pacific 9/14.
4 Graham Asalone, Chapman Golden West 9/14.
4 Logan Sutter, UC Santa Barbara Occidental 9/14.
4 Austin Stewart, Long Beach State Concordia (Irvine) 9/14.
4 Michael Rojas, Salem LaSalle 9/14.
4 Vasil Halchev, LaVerne Riverside 9/14.
4 Balazs Kosa, Pepperdine Cal Baptist 9/14.
4 John Murphy, Johns Hopkins Iona 9/14.
4 Shaine Sargis, Ottawa Cal Tech 9/14.
4 Rade Joksimovic, Bucknell Princeton 9/14.
4 Dimitris Koukias, Fordham Santa Clara 9/14.
4 Vladimir Mickic, St. Francis Brookyln George Washington 9/14.
4 Alex Cappuccio, Mercyhurst Toronto 9/15.
4 Balazs Kosa, Pepperdine Long Beach State 9/15.
4 Curtis Vidinoff, Fresno Pacific LaVerne 9/15.
4 Shane Hughes, Santa Clara Navy 9/15.
4 Euan Scoffield, Toronto Salem 9/15.
4 Jeremie Cote, Pacific Cal 9/15.
4 Sam Nangle, UC Santa Barbara Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 9/15.
4 Vasil Halchev, LaVerne Concordia (Irvine) 9/15.

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