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.
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.
OSC, Jadran and Terrassa all advanced by winning both legs of water polo Champions League qualifying, while Brescia bowed out to Kazan.
The first sentence directly linked to USC water polo’s part in the collegiate admissions scandal was handed out this week in California.
#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.
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.
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.
The water polo Champions League third round playoffs begin Saturday with the favorites – including Brescia (ITA) and Jadran (CRO) – playing at home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Russia claimed its second straight World Women’s Junior Water Polo crown with an 11-5 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday.
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.