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.
The favorite sides passed the tests in the opening round: Olympiacos, Jug, Barceloneta and Szolnok won convincingly in Group A.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stanford regained the #1 spot in the collegiate water polo Top 20 with three Top 10 wins. Whittier College earned its first ranking of 2019 at #20.
Week 4 of collegiate men’s water polo saw 12 upsets and two overtime affairs. #1 UC Santa Barbara lost twice, while #3 Stanford won the So Cal Invite title.
Hungarian sides MVLC Koskolc and ZF-Eger, Italy’s Ortigia and Spain’s CN Mataro have advanced to the quarterfinals of the men’s Euro Cup qualification round.
#13 Loyola Marymount topped #11 UC San Diego on Wednesday to start Week 4. Sixteen ranked teams begin the So Cal Invitational on Friday in Los Angeles.
Chapman’s Graham Asalone dropped a 10 goal performance in an exhibition loss against Lindenwood on Week 3, leading all individual efforts.
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.