Six team pillars developed by Dr. Marcelo Leonardi have contributed to the rise of the Michigan water polo program.
This weekend, the 16th-ranked Hoosiers return to southern California for their last away invitational of the season, the Aztec Invitational at San Diego State University.
The No. 5 University of Michigan water polo team (15-5) suffered its first home loss of the year in a top-five matchup with No. 2 UCLA, but bounced back with a season-high 19 goals against George Washington to finish the weekend 3-1.
With three weeks of uninterrupted training between their last slate of games, the Triton Invitational, and this weekend’s Harvard Invitational, the No. 19 Hoosiers (8-4) were eager to take the weekend by storm.
The No. 5 University of Michigan water polo team (15-4) continued its string of success with two more victories over ranked teams to start out the Wolverine Invitational at Canham Natatorium on Saturday (March 5).
After two weeks away from competition, the No. 19 Hoosiers are eager for a return to the pool. They head to Boston for the Harvard Invitational, their second east coast tournament and second hosted by a CWPA opponent.
The No. 7 University of Michigan water polo team knew coming in of the long term importance of the UCI Invitational.
Seven of the teams taking part in the European preliminaries faced each other on Tuesday February 23 for the fourth round of the Women’s Water Polo World League 2016, held in various cities. Spain and Greece will play their fourth match next week, on Tuesday March 1.
The No. 6 University of Michigan water polo team will compete for the first time in three weeks this weekend as they face the nation’s best at the UCI Invitational on Saturday (Feb. 27) and Sunday (Feb. 28) in Irvine, Calif.
Powerhouse USA remained unbeaten over the six-day FINA Water Polo World League Intercontinental Tournament in Lewisville, Texas (USA) from February 16-21.
The USA Women’s National Team picked up another gold medal, this time in Lewisville, Texas as they topped Australia 6-5 to win the FINA Women’s Intercontinental Tournament.
The USA Women’s National Team continued their winning ways in Texas with a 14-4 win over Canada earlier tonight at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatics Center. Makenzie Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Laguna Beach HS/SET) scored four goals while Ashleigh Johnson (Miami, FL/Princeton/NYAC) recorded 14 saves in the win.
The USA Women’s National Team kept up their dominant run at the FINA Women’s Intercontinental Tournament with a 19-2 win over Japan earlier tonight. Maggie Steffens (Danville, CA/Stanford/NYAC) scored four goals to lead a cavalcade of scorers while Sami Hill (Santa Barbara, CA/UCLA/Santa Barbara) recorded six saves and scored a full tank goal in the win.
The USA Women’s National Team cruised to victory for the second straight game at the FINA Women’s Intercontinental Tournament defeating China 19-5. Kiley Neushul (Goleta, CA/Stanford/Santa Barbara), Maggie Steffens (Danville, CA/Stanford/NYAC), and Makenzie Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Laguna Beach HS/SET) scored three goals each with Ashleigh Johnson (Miami, FL/Princeton/NYAC) stopping 18 shots in the win.
The fourth European round of the Men’s Water Polo World League 2016, held in various places on Tuesday February 16, confirmed Greece, Serbia and Italy respective dominance of Group A, B and C.