Ben Hallock was tabbed as Player of the Year and John Vargas was named Coach of the Year after leading Stanford to the NCAA men’s water polo title.
Stanford had to wait 17 years between its 10th and 11th men’s water polo NCAA titles, but a 13-8 win over host #5 Pacific on Sunday ended that drought.
#1 Stanford defeated #2 USC 15-14 on a golden goal to claim its spot in Sunday’s championship match, while #5 Pacific edged #4 Pepperdine 17-13.
The six collegiate men’s water polo conference champions have been decided and the CWPA Top 20 poll has adjusted to reflect the results.
Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
Collegiate men’s water polo regular season play wrapped up with 19 matches, including two Top 20 upsets and two overtime affairs.
With conference play on the horizon in men’s collegiate water polo, SwimSwam looks at the projected standings from each league’s preseason coaches poll.
Week 4 of collegiate men’s water polo saw 12 upsets and two overtime affairs. #1 UC Santa Barbara lost twice, while #3 Stanford won the So Cal Invite title.
Fordham’s Jake Miller-Tolt and UC Irvine’s Jason Evezard were the top individual game scorers of collegiate water polo Week 2, each with a 9-goal effort.
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.
World University Games Water Polo – Men July 2-14, 2019 Naples, Italy Time: UTC +2; 6 hours earlier than ET…
Hungary, Italy, Russia and the United States are set to clash in the final race to the medal stand in men’s water polo at the World University Games.
In men’s water polo pool action, the USA and Italy led the way at 4-0. The Americans outscored their foes 70-22, while Italy bested its opponents 67-39.
The United States Men’s Youth National Team found redemption and a gold medal at the UANA Junior Pan American Championship with a 10-9 victory over Brazil.