Brescia (ITA), OSC (HUN), Jadran (CRO), Terrassa (ESP) topped their respective groups in the second qualification round of water polo Champions League play.
The 2019 World Women’s Junior Water Polo title will go to either the defending champion Russia or the 2017 bronze medalists from the Netherlands.
Italy, the Netherlands, 2017 champion Russia and Greece advanced to Saturday’s World Women’s Junior Water Polo semifinals with quarterfinal wins on Friday.
Hungary, Australia, Italy and China claimed the four remaining quarterfinal spots at the World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships with Thursday wins.
Sixteen teams start the hunt today but only eight will survive to play for the four Champions League berths in the third. Euro Cup play also kicks off.
Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic and Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic each notched an 8-goal effort to lead 171 hat tricks on Week 1 of men’s college water polo.
After four days of pool play, the United States, Netherlands, Russia and Greece topped the four groups, earning free passes to Friday’s quarterfinal round.
Still remaining on the week’s slate are 19 head-to-head matchups between teams listed on the Sept. 11 Top 20 poll, including three Top 10 contests on Sunday.
UC Santa Barbara moved into the Top 5, UC Irvine climbed into the Top 10 and St. Francis Brooklyn joined the rankings in the CWPA men’s water polo poll.
UCLA head women’s water polo coach Adam Wright has announced the hiring of Bruins’ men’s standout James Robinson to the post of assistant coach.
Five upsets and three overtime games highlighted opening weekend of the collegiate men’s water polo season with #7 UC Santa Barbara posting three Top 10 wins.
Spain clinched the title at the European Junior Water Polo Championships in Volos (GRE) after a great win over Russia in the final.
From September 9-15, 16 teams representing the five continents will be taking part in the FINA World Junior Women’s Water Polo Championships.
Johnny Hooper and the USA Men’s Water Polo team are up for Best of August awards which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes.
Indiana University head water polo coach Taylor Dodson announced the hiring of both Mackenzie Beck and Elise Begg as assistant coaches.