After a 6-17 season, Indiana University has opted not renew the contract of women’s water polo head coach Ryan Castle.
MPSF Player of the Year Makenzie Fischer headlines a list of 44 women’s water polo student-athletes named to the conference’s All-Academic team.
Seven highly accomplished individuals, including swimmer Dana Vollmer and water polo player John Mann, and a storied varsity 8 crew have been elected into the Cal Athletic Hall of Fame.
Stanford’s Makenzie Fischer was the lone Division I women’s water polo among 86 female honorees for the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District At-Large Teams, while three Division III players also garnered the accolades.
Rosters have been announced for the 2019 National League championship set for this weekend in San Diego at the annual Fisher Cup.
After all eight spots had been booked on Day 14 of Champions League play, the last round offered less excitement, only the final order and quarterfinal matchups were to be decided.
The USA Water Polo 2019 Men’s National League champion will be determined this weekend in San Diego at the annual Fisher Cup set for UC San Diego’s Canyonview Aquatic Center this Saturday and Sunday.
Stanford’s Makenzie Fischer and USC’s Paige Hauschild and Amanda Longan have been selected as the three finalists for the Olympic Club of San Francisco’s Peter J. Cutino Award, which is given to the nation’s best male and female collegiate water polo players.
Since all Final Eight berths have been booked on Day 13, only the pairings of the quarterfinals are open. While in Group A the outcome is more or less predictable, in Group B the rankings of the top three sides might be shuffled completely.
NCAA Water Polo Tournament Final #2 Stanford def. #1 USC 9-8 May 12, 2019 Avery Aquatic Center; Palo Alto, Calif….
It will be a rematch for the 2019 NCAA women’s water polo national championship on Sunday. #2 Stanford, which boasts six national championships in its program history, will meet defending champion #1 USC, which is looking for its sixth crown.
The NCAA Women’s Water Polo national championship matchup is set, with defending champion #1 USC meeting 2018 runnerup #2 Stanford on Sunday. Both teams had to endure an overtime thriller on Saturday to earn their spot in the title match.
After Friday’s quarterfinals, all that remain in the NCAA Water Polo Tournament field are the top four seeds, all representing the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. #1 USC and #2 Stanford are looking to set up a rematch of the 2018 final with Saturday victories.
The top four seeds, all from the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, advanced to Saturday’s NCAA Tournament semifinals with wins on Friday in Palo Alto, Calif. #1 USC will now meet #4 Cal and #2 Stanford will face #3 UCLA with a spot in the championships match on the line.
NCAA Tournament water polo action continues Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center with the quarterfinal round (first round) with the top four seeds – #1 USC, #2 Stanford, #3 UCLA and #4 Cal beginning play alongside #5 Hawaii, #6 Michigan and Tuesday’s opening round victors: #8 Pacific and #14 UC San Diego.