The Netherlands and Spain maintained the lead of Group A and B respectively, following the fifth round of theWomen’s Water Polo World League 2016, held in various European cities on Tuesday April 12.
FINA has released the group draws for the 2016 Olympic, and while the matchups here are not as significant in…
FINA has announced the draws for the 2016 men’s Olympic Water Polo Tournament, and the groups have ridden out fairly…
The team of Hungary won the 2016 FINA Men’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, after beating Italy in the decisive match of the event by 10-8. In the competition held in Triste (ITA) from April 3-10, the bronze medal went to Spain after a comfortable victory over France by 16-4.
The No. 8-ranked University of Michigan water polo team will travel to Princeton, New Jersey, this weekend for its final four games of the 2016 regular season, taking on Bucknell and No. 21 Hartwick on Saturday (April 16) and George Washington and Brown on Sunday (April 17).
When Junior Canadian National Team defender Kelly Matthews came to Bloomington for the first time, it was up to Indiana head coach Barry King to do most of the talking.
The Hoosiers held off a late charge by Harvard to secure their first CWPA win of the season, a 10-7 victory over the No. 13 Crimson. Candyce Schroeder led five Hoosiers on the score sheet with four goals, and Karrie Kozokar netted her fourth hat trick of the season.
With only a minute and a half gone from the fourth quarter, the Hoosiers clung to a one-goal lead over Princeton. Up to this point, Indiana was 14-1 when leading after three quarters, but it would take a fortuitous defensive effort to keep the Tigers at bay.
After winning their respective quarter-final game during the FINA Men’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, the teams of Hungary, Spain, France and Italy complete the list of the national squads competing in Rio 2016.
After Saturday’s senior day game against Michigan, the Hoosiers will finish their season on the road. Indiana has two weekends remaining in their regular season schedule, and they’ll look for some crucial CWPA wins in their six remaining conference games.
The 15th-ranked Indiana water polo team fell just short of an unbeaten home record in 2016 after an 11-8 loss against No. 8 Michigan. After an even first half, the Wolverines took an insurmountable lead with five goals in the third quarter.
The No. 8 University of Michigan water polo team will travel to Bloomington, Ind. on Saturday (Apr. 2) to start its conference season against No. 15 Indiana at 11 a.m. ET.
The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) announced on Thursday (March 31) that former Michigan standout Shana Welch ’07 will be inducted in the CWPA Hall of Fame during the 2016 CWPA Championships in Cambridge, Mass. April 29-May 1.
The city of Trieste in Italy will host the FINA Men’s Water Polo Olympic Games Qualification Tournament from April 3-10.
Russian water polo player Alexey Bugaychuk is the latest athlete to have reportedly tested positive for the drug meldonium.