Water Polo

Michigan Water Polo to Host Michigan Invitational This Weekend

After a 3-2 start to the season, Michigan will play its first home games of the year on Saturday and Sunday when they welcome five teams to Ann Arbor for the Michigan Invitational.

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Michigan Water Polo Sweeps Weekly Awards

After opening the season with a 3-2 record at the UCSB Invitational last weekend, the No. 12 Michigan water polo team captured all three weekly awards by the CWPA.

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Individual Awards for European Water Polo Championships Announced

Here are the individual award winners of the tournaments at the 32nd European Water Polo Championships in Belgrade.

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FINA Announces Draws for Final Olympic Water Polo Qualification Tourny

All three women’s medalists from last year’s World Championships will have to fight through the last-chance Olympic qualifying tournament for a spot in Rio.

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Olympic Water Polo Will Start in Maria Lenk Before Moving Indoors

The iconic Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre, most known for hosting Brazil’s primary National Championship every year, will host synchronized swimming, diving, and the preliminary rounds of the Olympic water polo tournament.

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Michigan Water Polo Splits With Top 10 Foes

The No. 12 University of Michigan water polo team finished its opening weekend with a 3-2 record at the UCSB Invitational in Santa Barbara, Calif. after splitting two matches against top 10 teams on Sunday (Jan. 24).

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Michigan Water Polo Lands First Two Wins of 2016

The No. 12 University of Michigan water polo team (2-1) defeated No. 19 Cal State Northridge (1-2) and No. 24 Cal Baptist (1-3) for its first two victories of the season on Saturday (Jan. 23) on the campus of UCSB.

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Indiana Water Polo: Hoosiers Open Season at Arizona State

After a long offseason, the Hoosiers are set to take the pool for their first weekend of the 2016 season. This season’s campaign begins in Tempe, Arizona, where the Hoosiers face a weekend series against the sixth-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils.

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Serbia Wins Third Straight European Water Polo Title

Serbia proved too much for their former countrymen in front of a home crowd of 16,000

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Final-Period Toth Goals Give Hungarian Women Euro Water Polo Title

Ildiko Toth scored twice in the final five minutes of play to help lead Hungary to a 9-7 win over the Netherlands for the 2016 European Water Polo title.

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Exhibition Games Provide Valuable Experience for Indiana

The Indiana water polo team concluded their ASU Invitational schedule with two exhibition contests against the sixth-ranked Sun Devils. The games gave Indiana insight on their goals for their next two weeks of training for their next slate of games.

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Arena Expanded to 16,000 Seats for Serbia-Montenegro European WP Final

The advance of the home team Serbians to the finals of the European Championship already increased demand for tickets; sales exploded when their neighbors, friends, and rivals from Montenegro pushed through to join them.

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Montenegro Stuns Hungary to Reach European Water Polo Final

The country of less than a million inhabitants would not be denied against traditional power Hungary.

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Stingy Defense Sends Hungary To Euro Finals With 10-5 Win Over Italy

Hungarian goalie Edina Gangl allowed just 5 goals as her team topped Italy 10-5 to move past the semifinal round at the 2016 European Water Polo Championships.

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Serbia Dominates Greece in Euro Semis, Will Seek Three-Peat in Finals

Serbia scored 7 goals on 9 shots in man-up situations, whereas Greece was held scoreless in just three shots with the same advantage.

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