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.
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.
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.
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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.
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 University of Southern California has fired 15-time national water polo coach of the year Jovan Vavic and senior associate athletic director Donna Heinel after the two were indicted in federal court today for their roles in a scheme prosecutors say helped students cheat college entrance exams and admissions processes.
Week 7 of collegiate water polo action featured 15 matches between ranked teams, including four Top 10 battles. #1 USC…
Week 7 action is already in full swing with 16 contests having been played between Monday and Thursday. The first of four Top 10 matches was played on Thursday as #1 USC bested #8 UC Irvine on the road.
Including 20 performances of four or more scores, here is a look at some of the standout efforts of collegiate water polo Week 6 and conference player of the week honorees.
The four Top 25 upsets on Week 6 resulted in the involved parties switching spots in the rankings on Week 7.
With 21 of the CWPA Top 25 teams in action on Week 6 and 24 contests involving two ranked squads, just four ended in upsets, but two came among the top 10.
24 contests involve two Top 25 teams, including Top 10 affairs between #6 Pacific and #7 Michigan and #3 Cal and #4 UCLA. Tournaments are slated for Bloomington, Indiana; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Pomona, Claremont and LaVerne, California; Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Springfield, Ohio.
VMI put in 46 goals in two Saturday wins at the Macalester Invitational, including a school record eight by Sarah Dolitsky against host Macalester. Dolitsky went on to score 24 goals on the week, leading the Week 5 offensive standout performances.
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