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2020 Swimming World Women’s Water Polo Previews: Big West Conference

With the start of a new decade, the Big West Conference Women’s Water Polo has made significant changes to its conference: First, it has added a seventh member in UC San Diego, as the Triton's athletic department was invited to join the Big West Conference as a part of their four-year transition fro...

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Stingers End US Water Polo Streak in 10-9 Brisbane Heart-Stopper

The Australian Stingers have ended the USA women's water polo team's amazing 69 game winning streak with a heart-stopping 10-9 victory over the World and Olympic champions in front of a vocal 3,000 strong crowd at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre tonight. The Americans hadn't lost in more than a year, an...

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USC Tops 2020 MPSF Women's Water Polo Coaches’ Poll

Defending conference champion and NCAA runner-up USC placed on top of the 2020 MPSF Women’s Water Polo Coaches’ poll, collecting 33 points and four first-place votes. Winners of four of the last seven conference titles, the Trojans return senior All-Americans Denise Mammolito (29 goals) and Kelsey M...

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Passages: Six-Time Olympic Water Polo Referee Eugenio Martinez Passes

Eugenio Martinez passes away. [caption id="attachment_409826" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Eugenio middle row, far right with the Cuban National team, late 1980s. Photo Courtesy: Osvaldo Garcia (middle row 3rd from right).[/caption] Six-time Olympic water polo referee Eugenio Martinez of Cuba ha...

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Decade in the Mirror: Swimming World’s Top Water Polo Stories

Tomorrow starts a new decade — as well as the beginning of the end of the latest Olympic quadrennial. With the Tokyo Games set to open on July 24th, the next seven months will see a run-up to the most important water polo tournament in the sport. Before we go forward, Swimming World will go back — o...

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Swimming World’s Top Five Water Polo Events for 2019

2019 was a year like no other for water polo. Not only did the Stanford men's program return to NCAA glory after almost two decades, the Cardinal women also won a national championship, making for a varsity polo sweep. Both the U.S. women's team (expected) and the American men (touch and go) qualifi...