Makenzie Fischer wrapped up her stellar junior year with the award, while fellow Cardinal Ben Hallock ended his sophomore campaign with the accolade as the Cutino Awards were handed out at the Olympic Club in San Francisco on Saturday.
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.
15 athletes have been named to the USA Women’s Senior National Water Polo team roster for the FINA World League Super Final. 13 athletes will be selected for competition prior to the start of each match.
Stanford’s Makenzie Fischer and USC’s Paige Hauschild and Amanda Longan have been selected as the three finalists for the Olympic Club of San Francisco’s Peter J. Cutino Award, which is given to the nation’s best male and female collegiate water polo players.
NCAA Water Polo Tournament Final #2 Stanford def. #1 USC 9-8 May 12, 2019 Avery Aquatic Center; Palo Alto, Calif….
It will be a rematch for the 2019 NCAA women’s water polo national championship on Sunday. #2 Stanford, which boasts six national championships in its program history, will meet defending champion #1 USC, which is looking for its sixth crown.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As 7 conference tournament champions were crowned, the women’s water polo world put its goal scoring abilities on full display….
Seven of the 10 teams vying for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championship were already known after the weekend’s…
Seven conference tournament champions were crowned over the weekend, with the top seed claiming the title in four leagues and the #2 seed garnering the other three. All seven league championship winners earned automatic berths to the NCAA Championships.
The No. 2 USC women’s water polo team shrugged off a two-goal deficit in the fourth period and forced overtime, where the Trojans would eventually net the golden goal on Paige Hauschild’s blast from 10 meters out after almost 41 minutes of action to beat Stanford and win the MPSF Tournament championship.