NCAA/College Water Polo

NCAA Exploring Unique Options for Holding Fall Championships

The NCAA has begun to explore options for holding its 22 fall championships after coronavirus forced the cancellation of all winter and spring championships.

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Westcliff University Will Join NAIA, Add Swimming & Water Polo Programs

Westcliff University in Irvine, California has announced the addition of 4 new aquatics programs as part of its move to join the NAIA.

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ACWPC Names 86 To Division I Women’s All-America Varsity Team

USC led the way with seven athletes earning All-American status for the 2020 season.

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NCAA Says They Expect to Conduct Division I Championship Events “as Scheduled”

On the same day that the California State University system announced that it would be holding mostly-remote learning in the fall, the NCAA reaffirmed…

NCAA Subcommittee Proposes Rules Changes, Including Extension of 5-Meter Area

The rules change would align NCAA with international rules, which has a 6-meter area instead of a 5-meter area dictating, among other things…

Four UC San Diego Tritons Named ACWPC All-American

Ciara Franke and Taylor Onstott were both selected to the Third Team while Reilly Gallagher and Jessee Ransone were named Honorable Mention.

Sonoma State Cuts Women’s Water Polo Program

Sonoma State had a 9-8 record in the 2020 season, led by top scorer and redshirt senior Cassidy Mundt. The program has been discontinued.

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USC Finishes Shortened 2020 Season Atop Women’s Water Polo Top 25 Poll

USC, the 2019 NCAA runnerup, wraps the 2020 women’s water polo season as #1, following a 12-1 campaign that saw the Trojans listed at #1 in eight of 10 polls.

Joksimovic, Hallock, Pavillard Named Finalists for Water Polo’s Cutino Award

Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic, Stanford’s Ben Hallock and Pacific’s Luke Pavillard have been named as the three men’s finalists for the Peter J. Cutino Award.

Water Polo Website The FOSH to Simulate NCAA, Conference Tournament Results

The FOSH will use the ARRIAGA Rankings to simulate the women’s water polo postseason and raise money for the American Red Cross and Greater Boston Food Bank.

USA Water Polo Officially Cancels Inaugural Women’s DIII National Championship

The inaugural women’s DIII Water Polo National Championship has formally been canceled, though many involved schools had already shut down their athletics.

La Salle’s DeFusco Scores 17 Goals to Headline WWP Week 8 League Awards

La Salle junior Sarah DeFusco racked up 17 goals and added nine assists at the Convergence Cup, earning MAAC Player of the Week nods.

WWP Season Ends for 4 Teams Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Collegiate women’s water polo cancellations have begun across the country due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19.

Top 8 Stays Intact, Long Beach State Climbs 3 Spots in WWP Top 25 Poll

The top eight spots in the collegiate women’s water polo Top 25 poll remained in tact after Week 8 action, which included four upsets and four overtime games.

Kezman, Prinsloo Pace Women’s Water Polo Week 8 Scorers with 7-Goal Efforts

La Verne’s Jassmine Kezman and Siena’s Bianca Prinsloo each put in seven goals to pace all women’s water polo Week 8 individual game scoring efforts.