NCAA/College Water Polo

New Evidence in College Admissions Scandal Says UCLA Knew as Early as 2014

UCLA launched an investigation in 2014, when a prospective water polo parent called to complain about her daughter being rejected for admission. Her daughter did not play water polo.

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Women’s Water Polo Week 2 Slate Features 5 Tournaments

Women’s water polo Week 2 features tournament play in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Long Beach, Riverside, and Berkeley, California.

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Iona’s Van Reeken Leads Women’s Water Polo Week 1 Award Winners

Goals were coming fast and furious on opening weekend of the collegiate women’s water polo season. Here are the conference award winners from Week 1.

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USC Remains #1, UC San Diego Climbs 5 Spots in CWPA Women’s Water Polo Poll

The top two teams – USC and Stanford – remained the same in collegiate women’s water polo poll after Week 1 of competition.

UCSD’s Brockman, Onstott Lead Women’s NCAA Water Polo Week 1 Scorers

UC San Diego’s Maddie Brockman and Taylor Onstott led the individual scoring efforts, each logging a six-goal outing on collegiate women’s water polo Week 1.

4 Upsets, 1 Overtime Thriller Highlight Women’s Water Polo Opening Weekend

Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.

Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Season Begins with 15 Ranked Teams in Action

Eighteen of the 32 collegiate women’s water polo opening weekend matches pit two ranked teams against each other, including three top 10 affairs.

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News & Notes from the Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Offseason

With the 2020 collegiate women’s water polo season beginning in earnest this weekend, SwimSwam breaks down the top headlines from the offseason.

NCAA Runnerup USC Ranked #1 in Preseason Women’s Water Polo Poll

The 2019 NCAA runner-up USC was picked as the #1 team in the Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association preseason women’s water poll released on January 15.

Mount St. Mary’s to Add Men’s, Women’s Water Polo for 2020-21 School Year

Mount Saint Mary’s has announced the addition of men’s and women’s water polo as varsity sports beginning in the 2020-21 school year.

Whittier’s Nevarez, Kasas Named Division III WP Player, Coach of the Year

Whittier College’s Dominick Nevarez was honored as the Division III Player of the Year, while his coach David Kasas was tabbed as Coach of the Year.

Munatones Named Division II WP Player of the Year, Leads All-America List

UC San Diego captain Skyler Munatones was tabbed as the Division II men’s water polo Player of the Year by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.

Stanford’s Ben Hallock Repeats as Division I Water Polo Player of the Year

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.

NCAA Champ Stanford Tops Final CWPA Poll; USC, Pacific Tie for Second

There was no surprise at the top of the final collegiate men’s water polo poll of the season as NCAA Champion Stanford earned the #1 spot.

Pacific’s Andrea De Nardi Receives Men’s Water Polo Elite 90 Award

Pacific senior Andrea De Nardi garnered the second Elite 90 Award of his career as the player with the highest GPA at the NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championships.

Stanford Wins 2019 Men’s NCAA Water Polo Championship

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 Whittier Wins USA Water Polo Division III Championship 5-3 over CMS

In the third place match, it was an offensive onslaught as the teams combined for 33 goals, while the championship match saw the goalies combine for 28 saves.

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