Water Polo

Balancing Water Polo: A Look at the 2018-19 Dual Sport Athletes

While many student-athletes compete in multiple sports as prepsters, it is a select few that can uphold the demands of academics and more than one sport on the collegiate level. Here’s a look at the 31 water polo athletes doing just that in 2019.


Key Matchups Ahead on Champions League Day 12

In the biggest clash of the day, Szolnok (HUN), the 2017 champion, needs to halt group-leader Jug’s unbeaten run in order to stay on board in LEN Champions League play.

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23 of 25 CWPA Ranked Teams Set for Week 12 Play

Twelve Top 25 affairs highlight the Week 12 slate. Saturday’s contest between #1 Stanford and #4 Cal highlights the lineup.

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UC San Diego, San Diego State, Bucknell Earn Highest Rankings of 2019

Three upsets provided shifts in the Week 12 CWPA Top 25, with two small moves among the Top 10 and large jumps following from #14 to #18.

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3 Upsets, 3 OT Games Lead Week 11 Water Polo Results

#8 UC Irvine, #20 San Diego State and #23 Bucknell scored upsets on women’s water polo Week 11, likely setting the table for a shake up in this week’s CWPA rankings.

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Hungary, Croatia, Spain Qualify for Men’s World League Super Final

Hungary, Croatia and Spain were the best three teams in the FINA/LEN Men’s Water Polo World League Europa Cup, held in in Zagreb (CRO) on April 5-7, thus ensuring their presence in the Super Final of the competition on June 18-23 in Belgrade (SRB).

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Legendary Water Polo Coach Ted Newland Passes Away at 91

The first NCAA water polo coach to accumulate 700 wins and the man who led the UC Irvine men to three national titles and six NCAA runnerup finishes, Edward “Ted” Newland, passed away at the age of 91 on Thursday.

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Hungary Upsets Reigning Champ Croatia in Men’s Europa Cup Finals

Hungary stunned host and title-holder Croatia in the World League Europa Cup finals by winning a thrilling gold medal match in front of 2,000 fans in Zagreb.

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#8 UC Irvine Upsets #4 Hawaii 7-6

The No. 8 UC Irvine women’s water polo team earned an important win over No. 4 Hawaii in Big West Conference action Friday at Anteater Aquatics Complex.

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USA Water Polo Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Class

The seven-member class USA Water Polo Hall of Fame Class features six Olympic-medal winning athletes alongside one of the most decorated college coaches in the game.

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Paige Furano’s School Record 7 Scores Lead Week 10 Standout Efforts

37 players netted four goals or more to headline the Week 10 standout performances. Bucknell’s Paige Furano led the way with a school record seven scores vs. Harvard on Sunday.

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4 Top 10 Affairs, 2 Top 5 Matchups Set for Water Polo Week 11

17 Top 25 matchups highlight Week 11 play, while tournaments are scheduled from Lebanon, Illinois, to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Brooklyn Heights, New York.

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Upset Puts Stanford in CWPA #1 Spot, Bumping USC After 350 Days

USC’s nearly one year stranglehold on the top spot of the CWPA Top 25 poll has ended. Stanford takes over the #1 position after knocking off the then top-ranked Trojans 9-8 in overtime on Saturday.

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8 Teams Set for Men’s Europa Cup in Zagreb

Eight strong European teams are ready to compete for a 2019 FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final qualification spot during the FINA/LEN Europa Cup taking place in Zagreb (CRO) on April 5-7.

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Six Upsets, Including 2 Top 5 Affairs, Lead Week 10 Results

Six upsets, including two overtime affairs, highlighted Week 10 water polo action.

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