Water Polo

WPWL 2016: Five Non-European Teams Complete List for Super Final

The teams of Australia, Brazil, China (as hosts), Japan and USA are the non-Europeans teams qualified for the Super Final of the 2016 edition of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League, to take place in Huizhou (CHN) on June 21-26.

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USA Men Top Kazakhstan 19-7 Behind Nine Goals From Bonanni

It was the Bret Bonanni (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/NYAC) show on Thursday at the FINA Men’s Intercontinental Tournament as the USA attacker buried nine goals to lead Team USA to a 19-7 win over Kazakhstan.

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WPWL 2016: Greece, Serbia and Italy will play the Super Final

Greece, Serbia and Italy – the dominant forces of the European preliminaries of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2016 – secured a berth for the Super Final following the sixth and final round of the tournament which started in October 2015.

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USA Men Win Over Australia at FINA Intercontinental Tournament

The USA Men’s National Team kicked off play at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament in Japan with an 8-6 win over Australia. Tony Azevedo (Long Beach, CA/Stanford/NYAC) and Josh Samuels (Villa Park, CA/UCLA/NYAC) scored two goals each while Merrill Moses (Palos Verdes, CA/Pepperdine/NYAC) and McQuin Baron(North Tustin, CA/USC/Regency) split time in net recording nine saves to secure the win.

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USA Men Beat Japan 17-14 At FINA Intercontinental Tournament

The USA Men’s National Team picked up their second straight win at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament topping Japan 17-14 in a high scoring affair.

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USA WP Men Announce Roster For Intercontinental Tournament

USA Water Polo Men’s Senior National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the roster for the upcoming FINA Men’s Intercontinental Tournament. Competition begins on Tuesday, May 10.

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Tony Azevedo Makes 5th Olympic Trip Without Pregnant Wife

Tony Azevedo, 5 time Olympic Water Polo qualifier, will not bring pregnant wife to the summer games.

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WPWL 2016: Yokohama Decides Non-European Teams for Super Final

From May 10-15, some of the world’s best water polo players will gather in Japan for the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League Intercontinental Tournament. The six-day event runs from Tuesday through Sunday, in Yokohama, a city near Tokyo.

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WPWL 2016: Italy, Spain and Russia fly to Super Final

The FINA Women’s Water Polo World League European preliminaries were completed last night as Italy, Spain and Russia qualified for the World League Super Final taking place next month in Shanghai, China, from June 7-12.

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Michigan Water Polo advances to 10th CWPA Championship Game

No. 5 Michigan was stellar on its power play defense to lead to a tight 9-8 win over No. 16 Princeton in the CWPA Semifinals on Saturday (April 30) at Blodgett Pool, advancing to the 10th CWPA Championship game in school history.

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Indiana Water Polo Falls Short of CWPA Title

The No. 14 Indiana water polo team came one win shy of an automatic NCAA Championship berth after falling to No. 5 Michigan, 9-2, in Sunday’s CWPA Championship game. With the win, Michigan moves to 29-6 on the year, while Indiana falls to 23-7.

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Flamengo Wins Water Polo Olympic Test Event

In the final test event for the aquatics portion of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,…

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Video: Team Serbia – Water Polo at its Finest

Serbia men’s water polo team is considered to be the favorite for the gold medal in Rio this summer. Watch the highlights from their gold medal match at 2015 World Championships in Kazan last summer.

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Indiana Water Polo: Matthews, Schroeder Receive All-Conference Honors

Indiana senior Candyce Schroeder and sophomore Kelly Matthews picked up first team honors after leading the No. 14 Hoosiers to a 6-1 record and a second-place finish in the CWPA.

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Michigan Receives CWPA Player and Rookie of the Year, Five All-Confere

The CWPA announced on Thursday (April 28) its 2016 all-conference team with five Michigan players earning recognition, including senior Ali Thomason as Player of the Year and freshman Kim Johnson as Rookie of the Year.

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