Both the men and women’s FINA Water Polo World League Intercontinental-Cups are set to kick-off in Perth, Australia, next week from March 26-31, with sixteen (2x eight) teams that will battle it out in the pool to hopefully secure a berth to the Super Final.
With just a handful of upsets on Week 8, it is no surprise that there weren’t many major moves in the Week 9 CWPA Top 25 rankings. The Top 13 remained in tact. Bucknell moved back into the poll, while Princeton dropped three spots to #17.
In a week that featured 21 matches between ranked teams and four Top 10 affairs, there were just three upsets. San Jose State was involved in all three upsets, topping Princeton, but falling to Marist and Bucknell.
Olympiacos won the thrilling battle of the champions so the title-holders earned a 3-point lead ahead Szolnok and that might be the end for the 2017 champions from Hungary.
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Wherever Stanford’s #11 Makenzie Fischer is in the pool opposing coaches and players take notice. But, the question remains, even if they know where she is, can they stop the Cardinal’s goal scoring machine.
All eyes are on Piraeus where the title-holder Olympiacos Piraeus (GRE) and the 2017 champion Szolnok (HUN) clash in a match which might turn out to be a live-or-die encounter.
In a record setting 23-2 win over Wittenberg, three Indiana Hoosiers turned in three or more goals led by Tina Doherty and Hannah Falls-Hand, who posted six goals apiece to lead the Week 7 standout performances.
Week 8 women’s water polo action includes 21 matches between ranked teams beginning on Thursday, with nine coming at the LMU Invitational in Los Angeles.
USA Women’s Senior National Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian has announced the roster for the first competition of 2019, the FINA Intercontinental Tournament in Perth, Australia.
The top seven held their ground in the Week 8 CWPA women’s water polo Top 25. Indiana moves up three spots to #22, while UC San Diego and San Diego State each fall three positions to #17 and #25 respectively.
LEN’s new Learn-to-Swim program, the 2022 European Championships, and the 2018 finances were a few of the items discussed at the meeting in France.
In light of the termination of USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic, Casey Moon has been tabbed interim head coach for the women. The men’s roster now lists Marko Pintaric as interim head coach.
The Euro League Final Four will take place April 19-20 April, while the clashes for the LEN Trophy are scheduled for April 12-13.
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