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Five Upsets Highlight Opening Weekend of Women’s Water Polo

Of the 35 opening weekend matches, there were five upsets involving teams listed or receiving votes in the AWPCA Top 25 poll.

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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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USA Water Polo To Petition For Rehearing In Concussion Lawsuit

The case involves a youth player in California whose parents say that she has suffered ‘severe, debilitating post-concussion symptoms.”

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USC Women Open 2019 Season at #1, Harvard Joins Top 25 (WP)

Defending National Collegiate champion USC checks in at No. 1 in the CWPA Varsity National Top 25 Preseason Poll after claiming their fifth NCAA title with a 5-4 win over Stanford in May.

Russia, Italy Take Lead of Respective Groups in World League Play

The FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2019 resumed in Europe with the preliminary phase with Italy defeating the Netherlands and Russia besting Greece to move atop their respecitve groups.

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.

Jug, Recco Break 5 Points, Szolnok in Trouble

Respective group-leaders Recco (ITA) and Jug (CRO) both enjoy a five-point lead after just six days as they easily maintained their clean sheets.

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Biggest Croatian Derby Kicks Off the New Year in Champions League Play

On Day 6 of Champions League action, most of the favorites play at home but the race for the Final Eight positions are too tight so none of the big guns can afford any malfunctioning.

Bear Creek Swimming and Water Polo Coach Tom Downer Passes Away

Downer, who was 63 years old at the time of his death, was an active member of the Stockton, CA, community.

USA Men Announce Roster for 2019 FINA World Championship Qualifier

USA Men’s National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the 13-man roster for the upcoming FINA World Championship qualifier later this month in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

First Ever ODP East Regional Tournament Set for Greensboro, N.C.

The first ever USA Water Polo ODP (Olympic Development Program) East Regional Tournament is set to begin next weekend at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, NC with athletes coming from around the country to take part in three days of competition (January 11-13).

USA Men Drop 10-5 Match to Italy to Close Out 2018 Slate

The USA Men’s National Team closed out 2018 in front of a cheering packed stands at JSerra High School in San Juan Capistrano, California but fell short in the pool losing to Italy 10-5.

Daube, Irving Pace USA Men in 12-11 Win Over Italy

The USA Men’s National Team bounced back tonight with a 12-11 win over Italy in front of a sellout crowd at Chapman University.

USA Men Drop 13-11 Decision to Italy at Foothill High School

The USA Men’s National Team returned to action in front of a packed pool deck at Foothill High School, falling short to Italy 13-11. The match kicked off a three-game series with Italy in Southern California.

USA Men Announce Roster for Three-Game Series with Italy

Courtesy: USA Water Polo HUNTINGTON BEAC, Calif.  – USA Men’s National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the roster…

USA Women Close 2018 with 33-1 Record After Sweep of Netherlands

The USA Women’s National Team defeated the Netherlands 12-3 this past Saturday to close out their 2018 schedule with a 33-1 record.

Powerful Efforts by Recco, Jug Highlight Day 5 of Champions League

Spectacular away wins, the fifth in as many matches – both the players of Pro Recco (ITA) and Jug Dubrovnik (CRO) should enjoy a merry Christmas as unbeaten leaders of the respective groups.

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