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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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#1 USC, #2 Stanford Advance to NCAA Water Polo Finals with OT Victories

The NCAA Women’s Water Polo national championship matchup is set, with defending champion #1 USC meeting 2018 runnerup #2 Stanford on Sunday. Both teams had to endure an overtime thriller on Saturday to earn their spot in the title match.

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NCAA Water Polo Finals Berth on the Line as 4 MPSF Foes Meet on Saturday

After Friday’s quarterfinals, all that remain in the NCAA Water Polo Tournament field are the top four seeds, all representing the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. #1 USC and #2 Stanford are looking to set up a rematch of the 2018 final with Saturday victories.

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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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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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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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#1 Stanford Holds On for 13-12 Win Over #4 Cal, Clinches MPSF Top Seed

Aria Fischer scored a career-high five goals and No. 1 Stanford clinched the top seed in the upcoming MPSF Championship with a 13-12 victory at No. 4 Cal on Saturday afternoon.

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#5 Hawaii Edges #4 Cal 6-5 With Late Rally on Friday

No. 5 Hawai’i scored two goals in the final three minutes to squeak by the No. 4 Cal women’s water polo team 6-5 on Friday night at Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.

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Up & Down Efforts for San Jose State Lead Week 8 Water Polo Action

In a week that featured 21 matches between ranked teams and four Top 10 affairs, there were just three upsets. San Jose State was involved in all three upsets, topping Princeton, but falling to Marist and Bucknell.

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Indiana Trio Combines for 17 Goals to Lead Week 7 Standout Efforts

In a record setting 23-2 win over Wittenberg, three Indiana Hoosiers turned in three or more goals led by Tina Doherty and Hannah Falls-Hand, who posted six goals apiece to lead the Week 7 standout performances.

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#4 Cal Knocks Off #3 UCLA in OT for Third Place in Irvine

Elli Protopapas, Hannah DeRose and Kitty Lynn Joustra all scored goals in overtime and the No. 4 Cal women’s water polo team knocked off No. 3 UCLA 7-6 on Sunday in the Third Place Game of the Barbara Kalbus 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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66 Women’s Water Polo All-Americans Are Back in the Pool for 2019

With the 2019 NCAA women’s water polo season set to begin later this week, SwimSwam takes a look at the returning award winners who could be key factors in 2019. Sixty-six of the 113 All-Americans across Divisions I, II and III remain.

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