The first water polo match played at the Fresno State Aquatics Center was a good one for the home team. In front of a capacity crowd the USA Women’s National Team jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Australia and never looked back en route to an 11-5 victory.
The oldest surviving Olympic champion in the world, Sandor Tarics, passed away at the age of 102.
The U.S. and Australian women put their offensive abilities on full display at USC’s Uytengsu Aquatics Center today, heating up for a combined 25 goals in a pre-Olympic showcase in a match televised live on NBC Sports Network.
As a national television audience tuned in on the NBC Sports Network, the house was packed to watch Team USA and Australia square off for pre-Olympic prep work at USC’s Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
A capacity crowd at Pomona-Pitzer’s Haldeman Pool was treated to another down to the wire finish between the USA Men’s National Team and Australia as Team USA topped the visiting Aussies 12-11 in a shootout.
Watch the highlights of the final between USA and Australia of the 2016 FINA Men’s Water Polo World League (WPWL).
Huntington Beach, CA – May 19 – Rosters have been released for the upcoming USA-Australia series starting this Friday in Claremont, CA with a men’s water polo contest.
The USA Water Polo Men’s and Women’s National Teams take one step closer to Rio de Janeiro and the 2016 Olympic Games this weekend when they welcome Australia for a series of matches in Central and Southern California.
Luca Cupido (Newport Beach, CA/California/Newport) scored a goal with two seconds left to lift the USA Men’s National Team to a gold medal at the FINA Men’s Intercontinental Tournament and a 10-9 win over Australia.
The teams of Australia, Brazil, China (as hosts), Japan and USA are the non-Europeans teams qualified for the Super Final of the 2016 edition of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League, to take place in Huizhou (CHN) on June 21-26.
It was the Bret Bonanni (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/NYAC) show on Thursday at the FINA Men’s Intercontinental Tournament as the USA attacker buried nine goals to lead Team USA to a 19-7 win over Kazakhstan.
Greece, Serbia and Italy – the dominant forces of the European preliminaries of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2016 – secured a berth for the Super Final following the sixth and final round of the tournament which started in October 2015.
The USA Men’s National Team kicked off play at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament in Japan with an 8-6 win over Australia. Tony Azevedo (Long Beach, CA/Stanford/NYAC) and Josh Samuels (Villa Park, CA/UCLA/NYAC) scored two goals each while Merrill Moses (Palos Verdes, CA/Pepperdine/NYAC) and McQuin Baron(North Tustin, CA/USC/Regency) split time in net recording nine saves to secure the win.
The USA Men’s National Team picked up their second straight win at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament topping Japan 17-14 in a high scoring affair.
USA Water Polo Men’s Senior National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the roster for the upcoming FINA Men’s Intercontinental Tournament. Competition begins on Tuesday, May 10.