Denise Mammolito

USC Removes Interim Tag, Names Marko Pintaric Head Water Polo Coach

USC named interim men’s head coach Marko Pintaric as head coach of its men’s and women’s water polo teams, replacing Jovan Vavic, who was fired in March.

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Italy, Hungary Move On to WUG Water Polo Women’s Final

Italy and Hungary nabbed spots in the World University Games women’s water polo final. with semifinal wins over Canada and Russia on Friday.

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France Takes Ninth; Japan, Australia Will Vie for Fifth in WUG Women’s WP

France claimed ninth place in women’s water polo at the Summer Universiade, while the fifth through eight place seeding matches also were played on Thursday.

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Canada, Hungary, Italy, Russia Move on to WUG Women’s Water Polo Semifinals

Canada, Hungary, Italy and Russia are in the hunt for podium spots in women’s water polo at the World University Games after quarterfinal wins on Wednesday.

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Hungary, Italy Go 4-0 in Women’s Water Polo Pool Play at World University Games

In women’s water polo, Hungary outscored foes 73-22 in four Pool A wins at the World University Games. In Pool B, Italy went 4-0, squeaking past foes 37-31.

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Division I Player of the Year Makenzie Fischer Leads Water Polo All-Americans

Fifty-four student-athletes representing 25 institutions have been tabbed as Division I women’s water polo All-Americans by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). National champion Stanford and runnerup USC each boast six honorees.

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Top 4 Seeds, All From MPSF, Move on to NCAA Women’s Water Polo Semifinals

The top four seeds, all from the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, advanced to Saturday’s NCAA Tournament semifinals with wins on Friday in Palo Alto, Calif. #1 USC will now meet #4 Cal and #2 Stanford will face #3 UCLA with a spot in the championships match on the line.

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#2 USC Edges #1 Stanford 9-8 on Golden Goal for MPSF Tourney Crown

The No. 2 USC women’s water polo team shrugged off a two-goal deficit in the fourth period and forced overtime, where the Trojans would eventually net the golden goal on Paige Hauschild’s blast from 10 meters out after almost 41 minutes of action to beat Stanford and win the MPSF Tournament championship.

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#2 Stanford Snaps #1 USC’s 37-Game Win Streak with 9-8 OT Road Victory

No. 2 Stanford held No. 1 USC scoreless in overtime and Makenzie Fischer notched a hat trick to lead the Cardinal in a 9-8 victory, Saturday, at Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

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#1 USC Tops #2 Stanford 10-8 for Barbara Kalbus Invitational Title

The No. 1 USC women’s water polo team never trailed No. 2 Stanford and got three big goals in the fourth along with a huge penalty stop from Amanda Longan to button up a 10-8 victory that claimed the Barbara Kalbus Invitational title for the Trojans.

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Meet the Stars of Women’s Water Polo from Week 3

Week 3 of collegiate women’s water polo action saw Top 10 teams continue to soar and several players step into the spotlight. Here’s a look at the standout efforts from last week.

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#1 USC Opens MPSF Action at Home vs. #20 Indiana

The top-ranked Women of Troy carry a 28-game win streak into their first official home game of the year.

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#1 USC Water Polo Takes Triton Invite Title with 10-3 Win Over #3 UCLA

The No. 1 USC women’s water polo team delivered two decisive performances to take home its sixth straight title at the Triton Invitational.

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21 Top 25 Matchups Highlight Opening Weekend of Women’s Water Polo

The 2019 women’s water polo season begins today with six matches. Ahead of that, here’s a look at each of…

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USC Women Open 2019 Season at #1, Harvard Joins Top 25 (WP)

Defending National Collegiate champion USC checks in at No. 1 in the CWPA Varsity National Top 25 Preseason Poll after claiming their fifth NCAA title with a 5-4 win over Stanford in May.

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