Water Polo

#7 Pepperdine Edges #6 Cal in OT to Lead Six Week 6 WP Upsets

The lone Top 10 upset saw #7 Pepperdine edge out #6 Cal 13-12 in overtime on the road Saturday. It marked the Waves first win of the Bears since 2008.

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Men’s European Water Polo Championships Lineup Set after Qualification Round

After the conclusion of the men’s qualifications for the 2020 European Water Polo Championships, the same field awaits the draw as in 2018.

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Three Top 10 Rematches on Tap for Water Polo Week 6

#5 UC Santa Barbara, #7 Pepperdine and #5 USC are looking to avenge earlier season losses to #2 UCLA, #6 Cal and #3 Pacific respectively on water polo Week 6.

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Concordia’s Jakimcikas, Zsiros Set School Scoring Records to Headline WP Week 5

Concordia Irvine’s Marius Jakimcikas put in nine goals in the Eagles’ 22-15 win over La Verne, setting the school season record for goals with 56.

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European Water Polo Championship Qualification Tournament Begins Friday

Eight men teams and six women’s are to complete the field of the 2020 European Water Polo Championships after this weekend’s qualifications tournaments.

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Stanford Maintains #1 Ranking, Fordham Returns to the Top 20 in WP Week 6 Poll

Stanford held down the #1 spot for the second straight week after besting #3 Pacific 11-8, while Fordham moved up to #17 with an upset win over Cal Baptist.

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Favorites Take Round 1 in Champions League Group B

Title-holder Ferencvaros and last season’s bronze medalist Recco had to overcome some struggles before securing their victories in Champions League Group B.

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Parity, Upsets, Records Mark First 5 Weeks of College Water Polo

Three #1 teams, each suffering a loss while owning the top spot, 35 upsets, and 15 overtime affairs have highlighted the first 5 weeks of college water polo.

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Olympiacos, Jug, Barceloneta, Szolnok Win Opening WP Champions League Matches

The favorite sides passed the tests in the opening round: Olympiacos, Jug, Barceloneta and Szolnok won convincingly in Group A.

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USA Water Polo Names Indianapolis as Host for FINA Intercontinental Tournament

USA Water Polo is proud to announce that Indianapolis, Ind. has been selected as the host city for the 2020 FINA Men’s & Women’s Intercontinental Tournament.

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MIT Goes to Overtime Twice, Cal Baptist Falls Twice Via Upset on WP Week 5

Week 5 of collegiate men’s water polo brought four upsets and five overtime contests. #16 Cal Baptist fell twice, while MIT was part of two overtime affairs.

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New Champions League Water Polo Season Begins Tuesday

The 14-round Champions League journey towards the Final Eight is about to start for 16 sides. The opening round begins with Jadran Split vs. Olympiacos.

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Four Top 10 Matchups, Gary Troyer Invitational Highlight Week 5 WP Slate

Four Top 10 affairs and the 39-match Gary Troyer Invitational in LaVerne and Claremont, California, highlight the Week 5 collegiate men’s water polo schedule.

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Banks’ School Record-Tying 10 Goals Paces Water Polo Week 4 Efforts

Finn Banks tied the Johns Hopkins program record for goals in a game, dropping in 10 in a win over LaSalle on Sunday, the highest tally of Week 4.

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Preseason Polls Aim to Predict Men’s Water Polo Conference Races

With conference play on the horizon in men’s collegiate water polo, SwimSwam looks at the projected standings from each league’s preseason coaches poll.

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