Tara Prentice

Conference Nominees for 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year

Silja Kansakoski (above) and Alison Gibson are among the 15 aquatic athlete conference nominees for 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year.

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4 Upsets, 4 Overtime Contests Lead Women’s Water Polo Week 8 Results

Four upsets and four overtime wins highlighted the Week 8 collegiate women’s water polo results. #15 Long Beach State scored a Top 10 victory.

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Women’s Water Polo Top 25 Sees Small Adjustments after Week 7

There were only a few small changes to the collegiate women’s water polo Top 25 poll after Week 7 produced just one upset.

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#4 USC, #10 Michigan Score 2 Upsets Each to Lead WWP Week 6 Results

The Barbara Kalbus Invitational in Irvine, California, featured 32 Top 25 affairs and eight ended in upsets, including the championship match.

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UCLA’s Hill Scores 15 to Grab MPSF Newcomer of the Week Nods Amid Week 2 Awards

In a week that saw 41 efforts of four or more goals, it was no doubt a tough pick for the various conference player of the week honors.

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#23 Indiana Upsets #11 Pacific to Highlight Women’s Water Polo Week 2 Results

Of the 47 matches played on Week 2 of the collegiate women’s water polo season, nine ended in one-score affairs including a sudden death contest.

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USC Remains #1, UC San Diego Climbs 5 Spots in CWPA Women’s Water Polo Poll

The top two teams – USC and Stanford – remained the same in collegiate women’s water polo poll after Week 1 of competition.

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4 Upsets, 1 Overtime Thriller Highlight Women’s Water Polo Opening Weekend

Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.

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Italy, Hungary Move On to WUG Water Polo Women’s Final

Italy and Hungary nabbed spots in the World University Games women’s water polo final. with semifinal wins over Canada and Russia on Friday.

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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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Hawaii’s Gonzalez, UC Davis’ Wijnbelt Lead Big West Honorees

Hawai’i’s Irene Gonzalez repeated as the Big West Player of the Year, while UC Davis’ Noelle Wijnbelt was tabbed as Freshman of the Year.

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Hawaii Holds Off UC Irvine for Big West Water Polo Championship, NCAA Berth

The second-seeded University of Hawai’i women’s water polo team captured its third Big West Championship in school history after toppling top-seeded UC Irvine, 7-6, on Sunday.

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Inside The Race for the NCAA Tournament: League Championships Preview

All seven automatic berths for the NCAA Championships will be decided in league tournaments across the country beginning Friday.

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#7 UC Irvine, Pomona Pitzer Win League Crowns, Brown Upsets #22 Marist

Of the 13 Week 13 contests involving a ranked team, just one resulted in an upset as Brown bested #22 Marist 6-4 in a non-conference battle. Meanwhile, #7 UC Irvine and Pomona-Pitzer claimed conference crowns with victories.

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Monmouth’s Dabrowski Piles Up 27 Goals in 3 Games to Lead Week 12 Stars

At the CWPA Division III Championships, Becca Dabrowski netted 27 goals in three games en route to All-Tournament Team and MVP honors. Dabrowski’s efforts led all scorers on collegiate water polo Week 12.

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