Both Champions League groups started to be divided between the favorites and the underdogs after two rounds and the third doesn’t look primed for surprises.
The city council of Irvine, California has voted to move forward on a $250 million sports complex, including a major water polo facility.
Alex Williams joins the Saints after having spent the previous year as an assistant coach with both the Iona College Men’s and Women’s Water Polo teams.
Santa Clara hosts the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament in honor of Fraser (1996-2017), while the CWPA hosts DII and DIII Eastern Division Championships.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With 140 efforts of a hat trick or more and several stellar performance between the pipes, these players stood out as conference award winners.