Water Polo

Russia Reaches Semis For First Time Since 2012 At Water Polo Euros

Hungary, Spain and the Netherlands qualified for the semis for the fourth straight year, while Russia advanced to the round for the first time since 2012.

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UCSD’s Brockman, Onstott Lead Women’s NCAA Water Polo Week 1 Scorers

UC San Diego’s Maddie Brockman and Taylor Onstott led the individual scoring efforts, each logging a six-goal outing on collegiate women’s water polo Week 1.

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Favorites Through, Georgia Almost Stuns Russia At Water Polo Euros

Greece had to overcome some initial struggles but Russia was pressed till the end by the Georgians and the game almost ended in a shootout.

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4 Upsets, 1 Overtime Thriller Highlight Women’s Water Polo Opening Weekend

Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.

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Water Polo Euros: Netherlands Clinches Group ‘B’, Russia Downs Greece

The Netherlands won Group B thanks to a surprisingly easy victory against Spain in the decisive match on the last day in the women’s prelims.

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Hungary Sets Scoring Record, Joins Croatia, Italy & Serbia In WP Euro QFs

Italy, Hungary and Serbia followed Croatia to the quarter-finals after convincing wins in the last round of the prelims.


US Women Back In Win Column, Men Fall Short As Water Polo Wraps in Brisbane

The USA Women’s National Team got back in the win column today with a 10-7 win over Australia to close out a three-game series in Brisbane.


Hungary Clinches First Place, Slovakia Writes History At Water Polo Euros

Hungary clinched the first place in Group A after winning a brilliant game against Greece.

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Hosszu Wins Record 7th Hungary Sportswoman of the Year; Milak Wins Men’s Honor

Katinka Hosszu made history in many ways in 2019, and this week added one more superlative to her resume: the most Hungarian Sportswoman of the Year awards.


Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Season Begins with 15 Ranked Teams in Action

Eighteen of the 32 collegiate women’s water polo opening weekend matches pit two ranked teams against each other, including three top 10 affairs.

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News & Notes from the Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Offseason

With the 2020 collegiate women’s water polo season beginning in earnest this weekend, SwimSwam breaks down the top headlines from the offseason.

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Croatia Reaches QF, Hungary & Spain Draw In Front Of 5,000 At Water Polo Euros

Croatia was the first team to book its spot to the quarters, though they almost blew their win against the Montenegrins.

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US Women’s Water Polo Sees 69-Game Winning Streak Halted In Brisbane

For the first time since April 2, 2018 the USA Women’s National Team was on the losing end of a water polo match, falling 10-9 to Australia.


NCAA Runnerup USC Ranked #1 in Preseason Women’s Water Polo Poll

The 2019 NCAA runner-up USC was picked as the #1 team in the Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association preseason women’s water poll released on January 15.

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US Men’s & Women’s Water Polo Open 2020 Slate With One-Goal Games In Australia

The USA Women’s National Team ran their record winning streak to 69 straight matches with a 10-9 victory over Australia to begin their 2020 schedule.

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