Water Polo

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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Stanford Regains #1 Spot in Men’s Water Polo, Whittier Makes Top 20 Debut

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.

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#3 Stanford Wins So Cal Invite, #1 UC Santa Barbara Falls Twice on WP Week 4

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.

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Hungarians MVLC Miskolc, ZF-Eger Win Groups in Men’s Euro League Play

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.

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Week 4 Water Polo Sees 16 Ranked Teams Battle at So Cal Invitational

#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.

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Graham Asalone Drops 10 Goals vs. Lindenwood to Lead Water Polo Week 3 Scorers

Chapman’s Graham Asalone dropped a 10 goal performance in an exhibition loss against Lindenwood on Week 3, leading all individual efforts.

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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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