Fordham goalie Bailey O’Mara snapped the Rams’ season record for saves and earned Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference defensive player of the week honors.
Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic claimed his fourth straight Mid-Atlantic Most Valuable Player honor, while teammate Andu Vlasceanu was named Rookie of the Year.
Harvard’s Charlie Owens garnered Most Valuable Player honors, while Brown’s Cole Atwell (Fr., San Diego, Calif./La Jolla) collected Rookie of the Year nods.
Dominick Nevarez of Whittier was voted the 2019 SCIAC Athlete of the Year as he helped the Poets to a 13-1 mark in league play.
Stanford’s team released a statement saying that its members will decide individually whether they participate in the visit.
Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic was named Western Water Polo Association Player of the Year, while Air Force’s Grant Snyder was tabbed Freshman of the Year.
Stanford’s Ben Hallock is the fourth player in MPSF history to repeat as Player of the Year. Cal’s Nikolaos Papanikolaou was honored as Newcomer of the Year.
For the third consecutive season the University of the Pacific’s Luke Pavillard is the Golden Coast Conference Player of the Year honors.
Title-holder Ferencvaros halted Recco’s 33-game home winning streak but couldn’t convert its late lead as Recco managed to save the big game to a draw.
Heading into conference tournament week, Stanford and USC continue to share the #1 spot in the collegiate water polo poll for the second straight week.
The second round of the 2020 FINA Women’s Water Polo World League preliminary phase in Europe took place on Tuesday with three matches.
Barceloneta had to dig deep to turn the match in Herceg Novi but after sending its goalie to attack in the last possession managed to score the winner late.
Collegiate men’s water polo regular season play wrapped up with 19 matches, including two Top 20 upsets and two overtime affairs.
The top scoring effort of the week came in an overtime affair between #8 Long Beach State and #13 Loyola Marymount that featured 41 combined goals.
USA Men’s Junior National Team Head Coach Alex Rodriguez has announced the competition roster for the FINA Men’s Junior World Championship in December.