Ben Hallock was tabbed as Player of the Year and John Vargas was named Coach of the Year after leading Stanford to the NCAA men’s water polo title.
Stanford had to wait 17 years between its 10th and 11th men’s water polo NCAA titles, but a 13-8 win over host #5 Pacific on Sunday ended that drought.
#1 Stanford defeated #2 USC 15-14 on a golden goal to claim its spot in Sunday’s championship match, while #5 Pacific edged #4 Pepperdine 17-13.
The six collegiate men’s water polo conference champions have been decided and the CWPA Top 20 poll has adjusted to reflect the results.
Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
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.
Stanford held down the #1 spot for the second straight week after besting #3 Pacific 11-8, while Fordham moved up to #17 with an upset win over Cal Baptist.
Week 4 of collegiate men’s water polo saw 12 upsets and two overtime affairs. #1 UC Santa Barbara lost twice, while #3 Stanford won the So Cal Invite title.
The World University Games men’s water polo gold medal is staying in Italy as the host team topped the United States 18-7 in the championship match Sunday.
World University Games Water Polo – Men July 2-14, 2019 Naples, Italy Time: UTC +2; 6 hours earlier than ET…
Hungary, Italy, Russia and the United States are set to clash in the final race to the medal stand in men’s water polo at the World University Games.
In men’s water polo pool action, the USA and Italy led the way at 4-0. The Americans outscored their foes 70-22, while Italy bested its opponents 67-39.
USA Women’s Junior National Team Head Coach Coralie Simmons has announced the roster for the upcoming FINA Women’s Junior World Championship. The…