• Betsey Armstrong Posts June 26 Olympic Blog for New York Times
    June 30, 2008
    Betsey Armstrong Posts June 26 Olympic Blog for New York Times 2008 CWPA Hall of Fame inductee Betsey Armstrong, the goalkeeper for the U.S.A. women’s water polo team, discusses the team's return from Greece and preparations for Australia in her June 26 New York Times blog posting.
  • CWPA Announces 2008 Sports Information Directors of the Year
    June 27, 2008
    CWPA Announces 2008 Sports Information Directors of the Year The Collegiate Water Polo Association has announced the selection of Chris Forman (United States Naval Academy), Chris Hatfield (Brown University), Ryan Sosin (University of Michigan), Todd Merriett (Bucknell University) and John Gilger (Hartwick College) as the 2008 CWPA Sports Information Directors of the Year.
  • CWPA Announces 2008 Officials' Awards
    June 25, 2008
    CWPA Announces 2008 Officials' Awards Alex Stankevitch, Eddie Ajuz and Michelle Woods were honored as the Referee of the Year, Most Improved Referee and Rookie of the Year by their fellow officials, respectively.
  • University of Maryland Recruits Earn Florida Player of the Year Awards
    June 24, 2008
    University of Maryland Recruits Earn Florida Player of the Year Awards A pair of incoming University of Maryland water polo recruits claimed a stranglehold on prep postseason awards in South Florida to culminate their high school careers. Elina Goldenberg of Sunrise, Fla., was named Girls Water Polo Player of the Year by the South Florida Sun Sentinel, and Shelby Reyes of Miami, Fla., earned similar honors from the Miami Herald. Both will play for the Terrapins in the fall.
  • Hartwick College's Bronwen Knox Featured on NBCOlympics.com
    June 23, 2008
    Hartwick College's Bronwen Knox Featured on NBCOlympics.com Former Hartwick College standout and Team Australia member Bronwen Knox is among of list of athletes featured on the official website of the Olympic games, NBCOlympics.com.
  • US National Team Goalie Betsey Armstrong Blogs for New York Times
    June 21, 2008
    US National Team Goalie Betsey Armstrong Blogs for New York Times US National Team goalie and 2008 CWPA Hall of Fame inductee Betsey Armstrong is writing occasional posts for the New York Times Rings blog in the buildup to the Olympics. This week, she talks about the end of the 2008 FINA World League Super Final.
  • CWPA Hall of Fame Inductee Betsey Armstrong Featured on NBCOlympics.com
    June 20, 2008
    CWPA Hall of Fame Inductee Betsey Armstrong Featured on NBCOlympics.com 2008 Collegiate Water Polo Association Hall of Fame inductee, University of Michigan standout and United States National Team starting goalie Betsey Armstrong is featured on NBCOlympics.com in preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. She led Michigan to four division titles and two NCAA tournament appearances, including a sixth-place finish at the 2005 NCAA Championship and will seek to lead Team USA to the gold in Beijing.
  • CWPA Nets 10 ACWPC Varsity All-America Honors; Hyrne Named to Third Team
    June 19, 2008
    CWPA Nets 10 ACWPC Varsity All-America Honors; Hyrne Named to Third Team The Collegiate Water Polo Association's member teams received 10 honorees on the 2008 American Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association team. Michigan, Princeton and Grove City led the way with two recipients, while Hartwick, Maryland, Indiana and Bucknell each garnered one.
  • Princeton Announces Women's Team Captains & Class of 2012 Recruits
    June 18, 2008
    Princeton Announces Women's Team Captains & Class of 2012 Recruits Luis Nicolao, head coach of the Princeton water polo teams, announced the four members of the women’s class of 2012, as well as the team’s 2009 captains. The newcomers will bolster 15 returning players who finished 20-11 last season, won the Southern Championship and placed third at Easterns.
  • Collegiate Water Polo Association Dominates NCAA APR Water Polo Recognition Awards
    June 17, 2008
    Collegiate Water Polo Association Dominates NCAA APR Water Polo Recognition Awards The NCAA released a list of schools and teams that earned public recognition from the organization for their latest Academic Progress Rate scores, and five CWPA teams were honored. To be recognized by the NCAA, the teams posted multi-year APR scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports. The public recognition awards are part of the NCAA's broad Division I academic reform effort.
  • Collegiate Water Polo Releases 2008 Women's Varsity All-Academic Team
    June 16, 2008
    Collegiate Water Polo Releases 2008 Women's Varsity All-Academic Team The Collegiate Water Polo Association has announced the selection of 91 student-athletes to the 2008 Women’s All-Academic Varsity Team. Student-athletes were recognized in three levels: 3.2 to 3.4 (Excellent), 3.41 to 3.7 (Superior) and 3.71 to 4.0 (Outstanding) with three recipients recording 4.0 grade point averages.
  • CWPA Announces 2008 Women's Club All-Academic Team
    June 15, 2008
    CWPA Announces 2008 Women's Club All-Academic Team The Collegiate Water Polo Association has announced the selection of 101 student-athletes to the 2008 Women’s All-Academic Club Team. Student-athletes were recognized in three levels: 3.2 to 3.4 (Excellent), 3.41 to 3.7 (Superior) and 3.71 to 4.0 (Outstanding) with seven recipients recording 4.0 grade point averages.
  • KAP7 Co-Founder Wolf Wigo to Serve as Analyst for NBC Olympic Coverage
    June 14, 2008
    KAP7 Co-Founder Wolf Wigo to Serve as Analyst for NBC Olympic Coverage UC Santa Barbara head men's and women's water polo coach and KAP7 co-fouunder, Wolf Wigo, will serve as a water polo analyst at the Beijing Games for NBC this summer. A three-time Olympian and former captain of the USA Water Polo Men's National Team, he will provide insight and his expertise during the NBC broadcasts of both the men's and women's water polo contests.
  • Fordham Announces Men's Class of 2012 Recruits
    June 13, 2008
    Fordham Announces Men's Class of 2012 Recruits Fordham water polo coach Bill Harris has announced the addition of five recruits for the Class of 2012. "These student-athletes will give us additional depth and team speed this fall and I am looking forward to all of them contributing to our program early on," said Harris.
  • Gannon's Val Adams Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Team
    June 12, 2008
    Gannon's Val Adams Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Team Gannon’s Val Adams has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America at-large third team released Thursday afternoon.
  • Navy's Eric Gardiner Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America At-Large First Team
    June 11, 2008
    Navy's Eric Gardiner Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America At-Large First Team Recent United States Naval Academy graduate Eric Gardiner was named an ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America At-Large First-Team selection on Tuesday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Gannon University's Paul Musille Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Third Team
    June 10, 2008
    Gannon University's Paul Musille Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Third Team Gannon’s Paul Musille has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America at-large third team released Tuesday afternoon. The at-large teams consist of all sports with the exception of football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball and cross country/track & field.
  • Collegiate Water Polo Association E-mail Notice
    June 10, 2008
    Collegiate Water Polo Association E-mail Notice Due to the transition to the new website, some emails that were sent from Saturday until today may not have come through the server. Please resend any emails sent to the office to guarantee delivery.
  • Brown Announces 2012 Women's Water Polo Recruiting Class
    June 07, 2008
    Brown Announces 2012 Women's Water Polo Recruiting Class Providence, RI - Brown Head Water Polo Coach Felix Mercado has announced that there will be six members of his first women's recruiting class. The incoming freshmen - Bethany Kwoka, Samantha Ryu, Andrea "Misa" Scharfen, Emily Viggiano, Eliza Adams, and Ina Perutovic - will have an opportunity to step in and contribute immediately.
  • Princeton University Announces 2008 Men's Schedule & Recruiting Class
    June 06, 2008
    Princeton University Announces 2008 Men's Schedule & Recruiting Class Princeton University head coach Luis Nicolao announced the Tigers will have three members of the incoming class that will join the squad next fall. The trio is comprised of Chris Cottrell, Tommy Donahue and Mike Helou. In addition, the team announced its schedule, which begins with the Princeton Invitational in mid-September.
  • KAP 7 Co-Owner Wolf Wigo Appointed Director of Water Polo at UC-Santa Barbara
    June 05, 2008
    KAP 7 Co-Owner Wolf Wigo Appointed Director of Water Polo at UC-Santa Barbara Wolf Wigo, the men's water polo coach at UC Santa Barbara since 2005 and the co-owner of KAP 7, has added to his workload. On Wednesday, Wigo was appointed Director of Water Polo and will assume the coaching duties for the Gaucho women's program, as well as the men's program.
  • Eric Gardiner Named 2008 US Naval Academy Calvert Award Recipient
    June 04, 2008
    Eric Gardiner Named 2008 US Naval Academy Calvert Award Recipient Eric Gardiner was awarded the US Naval Academy men's Coaches' Calvert Award, presented to that man in the graduating class who has persevered the most in his career. Perhaps Navy's most accomplished water polo player in the classroom in school history for boasting a 4.00 cumulative GPA in comparative politics and earning a spot on the ACWPC and CWPA All-Academic "outstanding" teams, Gardiner was recently awarded a prestigious NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship (one of two water polo players nationally).
  • John Abdou Named Head Men's & Women's Water Polo Coach at Bucknell
    June 03, 2008
    John Abdou Named Head Men's & Women's Water Polo Coach at Bucknell John Abdou, who served in the role of interim head coach for the last five months, has been named the head men's and women's water polo coach at Bucknell University.

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