Water Polo

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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FINIS Set of the Week: Freestyle/Backstroke Sprint Set

This week’s FINIS set of the week includes a short sprint set to work on maintaining your stroke count. Add freestyler paddles for more of a challenge.

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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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WP Champions League Group B Teams Combine for 101 Goals across 4 Games

The Saturday part of the second round in the Champions League brought four one-sided matches. The eight Group B team combined for 101 goals.

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WP Champions League Group A Matches See 96 Goals on Friday

Offences were at their best as Friday brought 96 goals in four Champions League Group A matches, including 28 in a match between Jug and Barceloneta.

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Harvard, Penn State Behrend Invites, 3 Top 10 Matches Lead WP Week 7 Slate

Eighteen matches between ranked teams, including three Top 10 affairs, are on tap for Week 7 beginning Thursday with RV Santa Clara vs. #11 Loyola Marymount.

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Haygood’s 13-Goal Week 6 Effort Paces WP Conference Honorees

With 140 efforts of a hat trick or more and several stellar performance between the pipes, these players stood out as conference award winners.

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Former Champs Jug, Barceloneta Set to Clash in WP Champions League

All favorites began the season with a win – now 2016 champion Jug is up against 2014 victor Barceloneta on Day 2 of the Champions League main round.

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Top 5 Stands Pat in CWPA Top 20, St. Francis Brooklyn Falls 4 Spots

The Top 5 remained in tact after Week 6 of collegiate men’s water polo play, while several small shifts also highlighted the Oct. 16 Top 20 poll.

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Joksimovic, Wickman Notch 8-Baggers to Lead Week 6 Scorers

Although there were just 49 matches on Week 6, there were 51 occurrences of four or more goals, plus another 89 hat tricks.

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#7 Pepperdine Edges #6 Cal in OT to Lead Six Week 6 WP Upsets

The lone Top 10 upset saw #7 Pepperdine edge out #6 Cal 13-12 in overtime on the road Saturday. It marked the Waves first win of the Bears since 2008.

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