Nathan Puentes

Stanford’s Ben Hallock Repeats as Division I Water Polo Player of the Year

Ben Hallock was tabbed as Player of the Year and John Vargas was named Coach of the Year after leading Stanford to the NCAA men’s water polo title.

  2 Comments

6 Upsets, 5 Overtime Affairs Highlight WP Conference Championship Weekend

Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.

  1 Comment

Pacific’s Pavillard, Cote Tabbed as GCC WP Player, Newcomer of the Year

For the third consecutive season the University of the Pacific’s Luke Pavillard is the Golden Coast Conference Player of the Year honors.

  Comment First!

#6 Pepperdine, RV Santa Clara Score WP Week 11 Upsets

Collegiate men’s water polo regular season play wrapped up with 19 matches, including two Top 20 upsets and two overtime affairs.

  Comment First!

Puentes Role in 2 UCSB Top 10 Wins Leads WP Conference Honorees

With seven upsets and six overtime contests and 171 scoring efforts of three goals or more, the choices for conference players of the week were plentiful.

  Comment First!

Top 5 Stands Pat; Princeton, Cal Baptist Earn Spots in the WP Top 20

Princeton and Cal Baptist joined the CWPA Top 20 rankings at 18 and 19, while #1 Stanford leads the water polo Top 5 for the fifth straight week.

  Comment First!

Harvard Wins 22nd Straight; Cal Baptist, Santa Clara Notch 2 WP Week 8 Upsets

#9 Harvard went 4-0 at the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament to move to 22-0, while RV Cal Baptist and Santa Clara each posted two water polo Week 8 upsets.

  Comment First!

UC Santa Barbara is New #1, Fordham Vaults into Men’s Water Polo Top 20

UC Santa Barbara is the new #1 after knocking off five Top 10 teams, including #1 USC and #1 Stanford. Fordham claims its first Top 20 ranking since 2017.

  2 Comments

#2 Beats #1 to Shake Up NCAA Men’s Water Polo (Week 3)

#2 UC Santa Barbara knocked off newly-minted #1 USC and registered an overtime win over #6 Pepperdine on Week 3 of collegiate men’s water polo play.

  Comment First!

5 Upsets, 3 Overtime Affairs Highlight Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Week 1

Five upsets and three overtime games highlighted opening weekend of the collegiate men’s water polo season with #7 UC Santa Barbara posting three Top 10 wins.

  1 Comment