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Stanford’s Fischer, Cal’s Papanikolaou Win 2022 Cutino Awards

The award is presented to the most outstanding male and female collegiate water polo players in the nation as voted by Division I coaches.

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Olympic Club Announces Cutino Award Finalists; Honoring Best College WP Players

2x Olympic Champion, 2022 NCAA Champion and 2019 Cutino Award winner Makenzie Fischer is a finalist once again for the college game’s top honor.

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Cal Edges USC 13-12 to Win 2021 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Tournament

All-tournament MVP Nikos Papanikolaou and the Cal Bears defeated USC 13-12 on Sunday to win their 15th NCAA championship.

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Cutino Award Finalists Announced Recognizing Best Collegiate Water Polo Players

USC’s Denise Mammolito (pictured) was among the finalists for the award that recognizes the best men’s and women’s players in the NCAA each year.

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Fordham’s O’Mara Grabs Season Saves Record to Top WP Week 11 Conference Honors

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.

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Stanford’s Ben Hallock Repeats as MPSF Player of the Year

Stanford’s Ben Hallock is the fourth player in MPSF history to repeat as Player of the Year. Cal’s Nikolaos Papanikolaou was honored as Newcomer of the Year.

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#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.

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#7 USC Knocks Off #1 Stanford 9-8 Among 2 Top 10 Upsets on Water Polo Week 9

NCAA champion USC, ranked #7, knocked off #1 Stanford 9-8 Saturday in both teams’ MPSF opener, while #8 Cal defeated #6 Long Beach State 11-10 in overtime.

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Banks’ School Record-Tying 10 Goals Paces Water Polo Week 4 Efforts

Finn Banks tied the Johns Hopkins program record for goals in a game, dropping in 10 in a win over LaSalle on Sunday, the highest tally of Week 4.

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#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.

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