Water Polo

USA Women’s Water Polo Will Host 2019 Holiday Cup in Princeton, New Jersey

The USA Water Polo Women’s National Team will call DeNunzio Pool in Princeton, New Jersey home in December when it hosts the 2019 USA Water Polo Holiday Cup.

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Olympiacos, Barceloneta, Jug, Sintez Win in WP Champions League Group A

Sintez earned its historical first Champions League triumph, while Jug rallied from two goals down vs. Spandau. Barceloneta and Olympiacos also won.

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Lapkin Racks Up 10 Goals vs. Ottawa to Pace Week 8 WP Scoring Efforts

Lapkin scored 10, while men’s water polo Week 8 also included 7 seven-goal tallies , 12 six-goal efforts, 17 five-goal outings and 37 four-goal performances.

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Harvard Wins 22nd Straight; Cal Baptist, Santa Clara Notch 2 WP Week 8 Upsets

#9 Harvard went 4-0 at the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament to move to 22-0, while RV Cal Baptist and Santa Clara each posted two water polo Week 8 upsets.

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Men’s WP Euro Cup Quarterfinals Set for Wednesday

It’s quarterfinal time in the Euro Cup with teams making the cut in the qualifying phase facing teams ousted in the Champions League qualification playoffs.

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Barceloneta Looks to Bounce Back vs. Szolnok on WP Champions League Day 3

Both Champions League groups started to be divided between the favorites and the underdogs after two rounds and the third doesn’t look primed for surprises.

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Irvine, CA Approves Major Water Polo Complex To House U.S. National Teams

The city council of Irvine, California has voted to move forward on a $250 million sports complex, including a major water polo facility. 

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Alex Williams Named Women’s Water Polo Head Coach at Siena

Alex Williams joins the Saints after having spent the previous year as an assistant coach with both the Iona College Men’s and Women’s Water Polo teams.

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Julian Fraser Memorial, CWPA Division II, III Tourneys Highlight Week 8 Slate

Santa Clara hosts the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament in honor of Fraser (1996-2017), while the CWPA hosts DII and DIII Eastern Division Championships.

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Brown’s Thygesen, Atwell, LMU’s Mitrovic Score Week 7 WP Conference Honors

Brown’s James Thygesen and Cole Atwell and Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic turned in top performances to highlight water polo’s Week 7 league honorees.

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San Jose State Jumps 6 Spots to 13 in WP Poll, Stanford Remains #1 After Bye

Stanford, UCLA and Pacific were the top three in the men’s water polo poll for the fourth straight week, while San Jose State jumped six spots to #13.

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European Water Polo Championships Draw Sets Stage for January Event

The draw for the 2020 European Water Polo Championships was staged this evening in Budapest where teams will clash for the European title in January.

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Mitrovic, Hudak, Popovic Score 8-Goal Efforts to Lead WP Week 7 Performances

Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic, Iona’s Patrick Hudak and Salem’s Milos Popovic each turned in an 8-goal effort on Week 7 of men’s water polo action.

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Water Polo Approved as Pilot Program in Texas High Schools

Water Polo was approved today as a pilot program at the high school level by the UIL Legislative Council in Texas, with play to begin in Fall 2021.

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RV Brown Notches 2 Upsets, #6 Pepperdine Tops #4 USC on WP Week 7

Six upsets highlighted the Week 7 slate, including a Top 10 result that saw #6 Pepperdine edge past #4 USC and two surprise results for RV Brown.

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