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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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St. Francis Brooklyn’s Snelgar Nets 19 Goals, Snaps Own Season Scoring Record on Week 11

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.

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3 Upsets, 3 OT Games Lead Week 11 Water Polo Results

#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.

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#8 UC Irvine Upsets #4 Hawaii 7-6

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.

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Paige Furano’s School Record 7 Scores Lead Week 10 Standout Efforts

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.

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#7 UC Irvine Set to Host Elite Teams at Barbara Kalbus Invitational

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.

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UC Irvine Water Polo Starts Weekend at UCLA, Set for 2 Home Matches

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.

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Meet the Stars of Women’s Water Polo from Week 3

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.

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21 Top 25 Matchups Highlight Opening Weekend of Women’s Water Polo

The 2019 women’s water polo season begins today with six matches. Ahead of that, here’s a look at each of…

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66 Women’s Water Polo All-Americans Are Back in the Pool for 2019

With the 2019 NCAA women’s water polo season set to begin later this week, SwimSwam takes a look at the returning award winners who could be key factors in 2019. Sixty-six of the 113 All-Americans across Divisions I, II and III remain.

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