Water Polo

Top 11 Remains the Same in CWPA Women’s Top 25 Behind #1 USC

The top 11 spots in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) women’s water polo Top 25 poll remained the same as all 15 Week 4 matches involving ranked teams saw the favorite prevail. The Barbara Kalbus Invitational could shake up the rankings next week as 16 teams tangle in 32 matches in Irvine, California.

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Germany, Greece, Serbia, Spain Post Convincing Wins in Tuesday Prelims

The European preliminaries of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2019 went underway in various European cities on Tuesday February 19, as five games were played.

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Rankings Hold On Water Polo Week 4, LaSalle Earns First Win vs. D1 Foe

All 15 Week 4 women’s water polo matches involving ranked teams saw the favorite prevail. LaSalle made history with its 11-10 win over Saint Francis (PA) on Saturday, besting the Red Flash 11-10 for the program’s first Division I victory.

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Salem Men Claim Top GPA Nationally Among Men’s Water Polo Teams

The Salem University men’s water polo team claimed the top grade point average in the nation across all men’s water polo teams.

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4th Arrest Made in Attack on Serbian Water Polo Players

A 4th man has been arrested, while Serbia has asked the league to move all of the remaining matches this season that are scheduled to send Serbian clubs to cities within 200km of Split, where the attacks happened.

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UC Irvine Water Polo Starts Weekend at UCLA, Set for 2 Home Matches

UCI is looking for its first win in program-history against #3 UCLA, while Sunday’s game against #20 Indiana will be UCI’s home-opener.

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13 Ranked Teams in Action on Water Polo Week 4

Women’s collegiate water polo action continues with 45 contests slated for Week 4, including eight exhibition matches, one vs. China and seven against the University of Toronto.

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Meet the Stars of Women’s Water Polo from Week 3

Week 3 of collegiate women’s water polo action saw Top 10 teams continue to soar and several players step into the spotlight. Here’s a look at the standout efforts from last week.

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Sjostrom, Kolesnikov Named 2018 European Swimmers of the Year

Sjostrom won the women’s award for the 2nd-straight year.

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#1 USC Opens MPSF Action at Home vs. #20 Indiana

The top-ranked Women of Troy carry a 28-game win streak into their first official home game of the year.

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Report: USA Water Polo Allowed Hojreh To Coach For 6 Months After Complaints

A new report from The Orange County Register alleges that USA Water Polo received complaints about former coach Bahram Hojreh at least six months before revoking his membership.

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Michigan Moves Up to #6, UC San Diego Climbs 3 Spots in CWPA Top 25

The top five teams held their ground in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 25 poll, combining for a 10-1 record in Week 3 action.

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Augustana Announces Plans for New Aquatic Center

Division III Augustana College will have a new home for its swimming and diving teams after announcing an $8 million challenge grant from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation. They’re also going to begin exploring the addition of women’s varsity water polo.

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Russia, Italy Maintain Lead in Women’s European Water Polo Prelims

Russia, Italy and the Netherlands dominated their respective games on Tuesday February 12 when the women’s Water Polo World League Game Day 9 was played in Ruza (RUS), Mulhouse (FRA) and Budapest (HUN).

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Serbian Club Players Attacked in Croatia in Hate Crime

According to the Associated Press, three individuals that are being held in connection with an attack on three Serbian water polo players from Red Star Belgrade will face hate crime charges.

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