Water Polo

Danielle Montenegro Named Head Women’s Water Polo Coach at Division II Urbana

Danielle Montenegro has been hired as head coach of the new Women’s Water Polo program at Urbana University, which will begin competition in 2020-21.

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UC Santa Barbara is New #1, Fordham Vaults into Men’s Water Polo Top 20

UC Santa Barbara is the new #1 after knocking off five Top 10 teams, including #1 USC and #1 Stanford. Fordham claims its first Top 20 ranking since 2017.

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Kazan Knocks Brescia Out in WP Champions League; OSC, Jadran, Terrassa Also Win

OSC, Jadran and Terrassa all advanced by winning both legs of water polo Champions League qualifying, while Brescia bowed out to Kazan.

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Faux-USC Water Polo Parent Sentenced to 4 Months in Admissions Scandal

The first sentence directly linked to USC water polo’s part in the collegiate admissions scandal was handed out this week in California.

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#2 Beats #1 to Shake Up NCAA Men’s Water Polo (Week 3)

#2 UC Santa Barbara knocked off newly-minted #1 USC and registered an overtime win over #6 Pepperdine on Week 3 of collegiate men’s water polo play.

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UC Santa Barbara Women’s Water Polo Tabs Emma Sasson as Assistant Coach

UC Santa Barbara women’s water polo has named former UC San Diego standout and San Diego Mesa College coach Emma Sasson as an assistant on the coaching staff.

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Jadran, Brescia, Terrassa, OSC Budapest Win First Leg of WP Champions League

Jadran (CRO) and OSC (HUN) scored big wins, whie Brescia (ITA) squeaked out a one-goal win and Terrassa rallied in the first leg of the Champions League play.

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Champions League Water Polo Third Round Playoffs Begin Saturday

The water polo Champions League third round playoffs begin Saturday with the favorites – including Brescia (ITA) and Jadran (CRO) – playing at home.

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Miller-Tolt, Evezard Lead Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Week 2 Performances

Fordham’s Jake Miller-Tolt and UC Irvine’s Jason Evezard were the top individual game scorers of collegiate water polo Week 2, each with a 9-goal effort.

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Swimmer, Water Polo Player Todd McKenzie Picked for CMS Athletics Hall of Fame

Swimmer/Water Polo player Todd McKenzie and five others have been selected as the newest members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Stanford Takes Over Top Spot in CWPA Men’s Water Polo Poll

Among 10 upsets on Week 2 of the collegiate water polo season, Stanford took over the #1 slot in the CWPA poll, followed by #2 UCLA and UC Santa Barbara.

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#4 UC Santa Barbara Tops #1 USC in 1 of 10 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Week 2 Upsets

Defending champion USC suffered one of three Top 10 upsets on Week 2 of collegiate men’s water polo action. The week also featured three overtime affairs.

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Wrapping Up the FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships

Russia won its third World Women’s Junior Water Polo crown on Sunday with an 11-5 victory over the Netherlands, following titles in 2009 and 2017.

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Russia Claims World Women’s Junior Water Polo Gold with 11-5 win over Dutch

Russia claimed its second straight World Women’s Junior Water Polo crown with an 11-5 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday.

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Two Teams from Spain, France, Hungary Advance through WP Euro Cup Qualifying

Spain, Hungary and France will have two teams each in the water polo Euro League next round, with Italy and Croatia adding one representative respectively.

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