Water Polo

Upsets by Cal, Pacific Shake Up Water Polo Top 10

The first change to the top five in three weeks came after then #4 Cal defeated #3 UCLA in overtime at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, one of six upsets which occurred on Week 5. Pacific also registered two Top 10 upsets in Irvine to move up four spots to #6.

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Jadran Stuns OSC, Marseille Makes French History in Euro Cup Semis

Jadran Herceg Novi (MNE) came back from 8-3 down to oust favorite OSC (HUN) with a double win in the Euro Cup semis. They will face Marseille in the final as the French rolled over Ortigia (ITA).

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Jug, Recco Book Spots in Champions League Final 8

Recco and Jug Dubrovnik are the first teams to technically book their respective spots in the Final Eight already on Day 9. Brescia earned another great win, this time against Barceloneta and moved to the second place in Group A.

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USA Water Polo Set to Sponsor Division III Water Polo Championship

Much like NCAA basketball teams have multiple postseason options, Division III water polo teams will have an alternative option to the NCAA Tournament beginning in the fall of 2019.

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San Jose State Fills New 50-Meter Pool for the First Time

After 3 years of training off campus, the San Jose State Spartans officially have water in their new 8 lane,…


Brescia Eyes Second Place, Another ‘El Clasico’ in Croatia

The clash of Brescia (ITA) and Barceloneta (ESP) might decide the second place in Group A, while in Group B the four top sides – chasing three available F8 spots – all face tough away tests, including Jug’s ‘El Clasico’ against fellow Croatian side Mladost.

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4 Overtime Matches, 6 Top 25 Upsets Lead Water Polo Week 5 Results

With 89 matches across the country, including 15 between Top 15 teams, collegiate women’s water polo action was full throttle on Week 5. Four overtime matches and six Top 25 upsets highlighted the slate.

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#1 USC Tops #2 Stanford 10-8 for Barbara Kalbus Invitational Title

The No. 1 USC women’s water polo team never trailed No. 2 Stanford and got three big goals in the fourth along with a huge penalty stop from Amanda Longan to button up a 10-8 victory that claimed the Barbara Kalbus Invitational title for the Trojans.

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#4 Cal Knocks Off #3 UCLA in OT for Third Place in Irvine

Elli Protopapas, Hannah DeRose and Kitty Lynn Joustra all scored goals in overtime and the No. 4 Cal women’s water polo team knocked off No. 3 UCLA 7-6 on Sunday in the Third Place Game of the Barbara Kalbus Invitational.

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Olympiacos, Sabadell Post Decisive Away Wins in Women’s Euro League

Four-time champion Sabadell (ESP) and 2015 champion Olympiacos (GRE) are on their way to the Final Four after gaining decisive away wins respectively.

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Euro League Water Polo Quarterfinals On Tap for Saturday

The very best of women’s water polo is in sight this Saturday when eight teams – two from Greece, Spain and Italy apiece, one from Russia and Hungary – are targeting to make the Final Four.

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32 Ranked Matchups in Irvine Highlight Week 5 Water Polo Slate

Thirty-two matches between ranked teams are slated for the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, leading the Week 5 women’s water polo slate of 97 contests.

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Iona’s Van Reeken Paces Week 4 Water Polo Standouts

The goals continue to pour in across the country with several players notching hat tricks and five efforts of six or more scores on Week 4.

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#1 USC WP Streaks Into Barbara Kalbus Invitational at 13-0

Top-ranked USC rides a 29-game win streak into action at the competitive Barbara Kalbus Invitational this week in Irvine, opening the tournament against #25 San Diego State.

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#7 UC Irvine Set to Host Elite Teams at Barbara Kalbus Invitational

The Barbara Kalbus Invitational is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the country, featuring 16 teams that are all ranked in the top 25, including the top 10 teams in the nation.

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