Whittier College’s Dominick Nevarez was honored as the Division III Player of the Year, while his coach David Kasas was tabbed as Coach of the Year.
In the third place match, it was an offensive onslaught as the teams combined for 33 goals, while the championship match saw the goalies combine for 28 saves.
Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
Fordham goalie Bailey O’Mara snapped the Rams’ season record for saves and earned Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference defensive player of the week honors.
Dominick Nevarez of Whittier was voted the 2019 SCIAC Athlete of the Year as he helped the Poets to a 13-1 mark in league play.
Week 5 of collegiate men’s water polo brought four upsets and five overtime contests. #16 Cal Baptist fell twice, while MIT was part of 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.