Italy and Hungary nabbed spots in the World University Games women’s water polo final. with semifinal wins over Canada and Russia on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
All seven automatic berths for the NCAA Championships will be decided in league tournaments across the country beginning Friday.
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.
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.
St. Francis Brooklyn’s Kelsey Snelgar broke her own single-season scoring record, upping her tally to 114 goals in 2019 with a 19 score haul last week, including a seven-goal effort vs. Villanova.
#8 UC Irvine, #20 San Diego State and #23 Bucknell scored upsets on women’s water polo Week 11, likely setting the table for a shake up in this week’s CWPA rankings.
The No. 8 UC Irvine women’s water polo team earned an important win over No. 4 Hawaii in Big West Conference action Friday at Anteater Aquatics Complex.
37 players netted four goals or more to headline the Week 10 standout performances. Bucknell’s Paige Furano led the way with a school record seven scores vs. Harvard on Sunday.
The Barbara Kalbus Invitational is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the country, featuring 16 teams that are all ranked in the top 25, including the top 10 teams in the nation.
UCI is looking for its first win in program-history against #3 UCLA, while Sunday’s game against #20 Indiana will be UCI’s home-opener.
Week 3 of collegiate women’s water polo action saw Top 10 teams continue to soar and several players step into the spotlight. Here’s a look at the standout efforts from last week.
The 2019 women’s water polo season begins today with six matches. Ahead of that, here’s a look at each of…