Ciara Franke

Wagner’s Diaz Alvarez Drops 8 vs. Indiana to Lead NCAA WP Week 2 Scorers

#21 Wagner’s Sofia Diaz Alvarez registered the biggest scoring effort of Week 2, notching an eight-goal effort in an 18-17 sudden victory over #23 Indiana.

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Iona’s Van Reeken Leads Women’s Water Polo Week 1 Award Winners

Goals were coming fast and furious on opening weekend of the collegiate women’s water polo season. Here are the conference award winners from Week 1.

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USC Remains #1, UC San Diego Climbs 5 Spots in CWPA Women’s Water Polo Poll

The top two teams – USC and Stanford – remained the same in collegiate women’s water polo poll after Week 1 of competition.

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4 Upsets, 1 Overtime Thriller Highlight Women’s Water Polo Opening Weekend

Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.

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UC San Diego’s Schilling Leads Division II Water Polo All-America Teams

UC San Diego’s Chanel Schilling leads the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Division II All-America teams as the Division II Player of the Year, while UCSD coach Brad Kreutzkamp was tabbed as the Coach of the Year.

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Previewing the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Quarterfinals

NCAA Tournament water polo action continues Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center with the quarterfinal round (first round) with the top four seeds – #1 USC, #2 Stanford, #3 UCLA and #4 Cal beginning play alongside #5 Hawaii, #6 Michigan and Tuesday’s opening round victors: #8 Pacific and #14 UC San Diego.

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UC San Diego, Pacific Advance to NCAA Water Polo Quarterfinals

The 10-team, nine-match NCAA Water Polo Championships began on Tuesday with a pair of play-in matches, with #14 UC San Diego and #8 Pacific coming out with victories in the opening round to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Four MPSF Teams Lead 10-Team NCAA Water Polo Field

Seven of the 10 teams vying for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championship were already known after the weekend’s…

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UC San Diego Set for 7th-Straight NCAA Appearance after WWPA Title Win

The University of California San Diego women’s water polo team climbed back to the apex of the Western Water Polo Association on Sunday, winning the WWPA Championship with a victory over Fresno Pacific in the tournament final, 15-4, at the SPIRE Institute.

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East Bay’s Bill, UC San Diego’s Schilling Named WWPA Players of the Year

Auriel Bill of Cal State East Bay and Chanel Schilling of UC San Diego highlight the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) all-conference teams announced Wednesday.

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Monmouth’s Dabrowski Piles Up 27 Goals in 3 Games to Lead Week 12 Stars

At the CWPA Division III Championships, Becca Dabrowski netted 27 goals in three games en route to All-Tournament Team and MVP honors. Dabrowski’s efforts led all scorers on collegiate water polo Week 12.

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St. Francis Brooklyn’s Snelgar Nets 19 Goals, Snaps Own Season Scoring Record on Week 11

St. Francis Brooklyn’s Kelsey Snelgar broke her own single-season scoring record, upping her tally to 114 goals in 2019 with a 19 score haul last week, including a seven-goal effort vs. Villanova.

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Balancing Water Polo: A Look at the 2018-19 Dual Sport Athletes

While many student-athletes compete in multiple sports as prepsters, it is a select few that can uphold the demands of academics and more than one sport on the collegiate level. Here’s a look at the 31 water polo athletes doing just that in 2019.

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Paige Furano’s School Record 7 Scores Lead Week 10 Standout Efforts

37 players netted four goals or more to headline the Week 10 standout performances. Bucknell’s Paige Furano led the way with a school record seven scores vs. Harvard on Sunday.

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2019 NCAA Division II Women’s Championships – Day 2 Live Recap

2019 NCAA Division II Women’s Championships day 2 finals.

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