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.
The United States women’s water polo team claimed its sixth World Championship title, while Italy was crowned as the men’s champion for the fourth time.
The United States claimed its third straight women’s water polo World Championship crown and sixth overall with an 11-6 win over Spain on Friday.
It will be a rematch of the 2017 women’s water polo World Championships when the USA and Spain meet on Friday. Australia and Hungary will meet for bronze.
The Netherlands, Hungary, Greece and Australia claimed the final four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.
The United States, Russia, Spain and Italy claimed the first four spots in the women’s water polo quarterfinals at the World Championships.
FINA WOMEN’S WATER POLO WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL June 4-9, 2019 Venue: Duna Arena, Budapest, Hungary Time: UTC+2; 6 hours…
the USA Women’s National Team is now one win away from qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games after an 8-6 win over the Netherlands in Saturday’s semifinals.
The FINA Women’s WP World League Super Final semifinals are set with the USA, Italy, Netherlands and Russia advancing through Friday’s quarterfinal round.
Italy and the United States both rounded out the group stage of the Super Final with 3-0 and will take the top seeds to the quarterfinals.
The United States kept itself atop Group B with a crushing 15-4 win over Canada. Italy, meanwhile, edged out the Netherlands 8-7, firmly planting itself in the Group A lead with six points.
After the opening day contests, the Netherlands and Italy sit atop Group A with three points apiece, while the Americans lead Group B with three points followed by Russia’s two.
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.
The FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final, set for June 4-9 in Budapest, Hungary, will pit eight teams against each another with the winner earning one of 10 berths to the 2020 Olympic Games.
NCAA Water Polo Tournament Final #2 Stanford def. #1 USC 9-8 May 12, 2019 Avery Aquatic Center; Palo Alto, Calif….