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Passages: Long-Time Mercyhurst Water Polo Coach Curtis Robinette, 41

Passages: Long-Time Mercyhurst Water Polo Coach Curtis Robinette, 41 Mercyhurst water polo head coach Curtis Robinette passed away Saturday following a battle with cancer. He was just 41. Robinette was set to enter his 20th season at the helm of the Lakers’ men’s and women’s water polo programs. He’...

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Water Polo: USC Leads Way with Three Finalists for Cutino Award

Water Polo: USC Leads Way with Three Finalists for Cutino Award Three players from USC are among the six finalists for the men’s and women’s Peter J. Cutino Award, announced on Thursday. Finalists for the men’s award as USC’s Jacob Mercep, UCLA’s Nicolas Saveljic and the University of California’s N...

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Pushing Forward: The Antifragile Identity of Jordan Raney

Pushing Forward: The Antifragile Identity of Jordan Raney In three articles released by both USA Water Polo and On Her Turf, USA Women’s Water Polo athlete, Jordan Raney, has been featured as one of the most dedicated teammates. She has bravely shared her story and provided a first-hand perspective ...

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USA Water Polo to Play for Gold Medal After Beating ROC in Semifinals

The USA Water Polo team is just one victory away from winning three consecutive women's Olympic gold medals. Team USA defeated the Russian Olympic Committee 15-11 in the semifinals in Tokyo to advance to the gold medal match. Maddie Musselman came up huge, scoring five goals, four in the second half...

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Olympics: USA Men’s Water Polo’s Journey Ends in Quarterfinal Loss

Olympics: USA Men’s Water Polo’s Journey Ends in Quarterfinal Loss The USA men’s water polo team’s medal quest ground to a halt Wednesday in Tokyo with a 12-8 loss to Spain. The U.S. came up small in the fourth quarter, with Spain running away to the tune of a 5-2 margin in the final 10 minutes. The...

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Olympics: USA Water Polo Tops Canada to Reach Semifinals

Olympics: USA Water Polo Tops Canada to Reach Semifinals The U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team has never missed the semifinal round at the Olympic Games, that won't change in Tokyo following a 16-5 win over Canada. Maggie Steffens, Makenzie Fischer and Alys Williams all scored three goals in an o...

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U.S. Men’s Water Polo Rallies to Top Japan in Olympic Opener

The U.S. men’s water polo team found itself down three goals less than two quarters into its Olympic tournament Sunday. It took a big effort to turn it around. Five goals from Alex Bowen did the trick, leading the U.S. to a 15-13 win over Japan in its Olympic water polo opener at the Tatsumi Water P...

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Azevedo Family Eager to Grow Water Polo Through 6-8 Academy

Azevedo Family Eager to Grow Water Polo Through 6-8 Academy On the daily, the father and son duo of Ricardo Azevedo and Tony Azevedo can be found on the pool deck at the Los Caballeros Sports Village in Fountain Valley, California. Together, they coach a group of 24 athletes, assisting them in achie...

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Five-Time Olympian Jesse Smith Leads U.S. Olympic Water Polo Team

United States men’s water polo coach Dejan Udovicic on Friday named the 13-man roster for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, led by five-time Olympian Jesse Smith. Team USA is fresh off a silver medal at the FINA World League Super Final in Tbilisi, Georgia. The team has been qualified since its gold meda...