For the second straight year the Bucknell University womens water polo program has a pair of All-America selections. Kandis Canonica and Valentina Rozas both earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. It is the third straight year Rozas was named Honorable Mention All-America, while it is Canonicas first career citation.
Phoebe Champion, a recent graduate of the Princeton University women's water polo team, was named an Honorable Mention All-America by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches following her senior season at Princeton. The nod was the second of her career as she also garnered honorable mention status for the 2008 season.
For the fourth time in four years Kirsten Hudson has been named All-America by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). Hudson, a three-time honorable mention pick and third-team pick this season, is joined by junior Jessica McKee, who is an honorable mention choice for the second straight year.
Washington & Jefferson College recently announced the Presidents' 2010 men's water polo schedule of games. Beginning on September 10 at home against Mercyhurst College and concluding the regular season on October 17 at Salem International University, the Presidents will seek to capture the Division III Eastern title and advance to the CWPA Eastern Championship.
Harvard University's Robert Rossi, Bucknell University's Todd Merriett, Indiana University's Doak Henry, Washington & Jefferson College's Scott McGuinness and the University of Michigan's Ryan Sosin earned distinction as CWPA Sports Information Directors of the Year for the 2010 women's season.
Collegiate Water Polo Association schools received a record 27 All-America awards as the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced the 2010 Division I, II and III All-America Teams. The league garnered one first team, one second team and 23 honorable mention awards.
The Fordham University Department of Athletics recently released the Rams 2010 men's water polo schedule of games. The Rams will seek to make their second consecutive appearance in the CWPA Eastern Championship field after placing fifth in 2009. Starting on September 4-5 at the Navy Open hosted by the United States Naval Academy, the Rams will face their fellow "Elite of the East" on a consistent basis.
The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) honored three Grove City College women's water polo players for their respective performances during the 2010 season. The ACWPC selected freshman goalkeeper Amanda Johnston as a Division III Second Team All-America pick, while seniors Kate Stiebler and Amanda Thompson picked up honorable mention honors.
Sophomore Jakie Kohli of the Indiana University womens water polo team earned honorable mention All-America status, announced on Thursday by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. She set the single-season Indiana scoring record during the 2010 season with 80 goals, while also leading the team with 72 steals.
Leah Robertson, Alison Mantel and Kiki Golden of the University of Michigan water polo team were selected for All-America honors by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). Robertson earned a spot on the third team, while Mantel and Golden garnered honorable mention status.
The NCAA Womens Water Polo Committee is recommending a change to the automatic bid process for the National Collegiate Womens Water Polo Championship to accommodate changes in conference sponsorship. The committee at its recent annual meeting decided to recommend the awarding of an automatic championship bid to the Big West Conference beginning with the 2011 championship.
Jenna Zeyfang and MaryEllen Spooner became the first-ever Penn State Behrend womens water polo players to earn All-America status in the 10-year history of the program announced by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC).
The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) released the schedule of games for the 2010 Men's Varsity Southern Division, East Region. Comprised of the United States Naval Academy, Princeton University, George Washington University, Bucknell University and Johns Hopkins University, the Southern -East has produced six of the past seven CWPA Eastern Champions.
The Camels of Connecticut College will seek to make their first trek to an appearance at the Eastern Championship as the institution released the program's 2010 schedule of games for the 2010 men's water polo season. Beginning at home and concluding at either MIT or Bucknell University, the schedule of games includes hosting the Division III Eastern Championship.
University of Michigan water polo head coach Matt Anderson has been named head coach of the USA Women's Senior National 'B' Team, USA Water Polo announced on Wednesday (July 28). Anderson will begin preparing the team for the 2011 World University Games which will take place on August 12-23, 2011 in Shenzhen, China.
St. Francis College (N.Y.) released the program's schedule of games for the 2010 men's water polo season. The Terriers will begin the year on September 4-5 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with eyes on advancing to the Eastern Championship at Bucknell University.
Recent Washington & Jefferson College graduates Jessica Barby and Katie Silvestri were selected to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches 2010 Division III Womens All-America Team. Both student-athletes were honorable-mention selections.
Three members of the Wheaton College water polo team received Honorable Mention All-America honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. Heather Crockett, Karalee Angus and Emma Higgins Morris earned the distinction for the Thunder.
Dr. Bob Corb, NCAA Coordinator of Officials, has released his annual message regarding rules changes for the 2010 Men's Water Polo season. Covering issues ranging from field set-up, brutalities, rules, minor acts of disconduct and equipment, among others, the video highlights important changes in the sport for the upcoming year.
Shana Welch is listed among the honorable mentions for the state of Pennsylvania as the University of Michigan is compiling Leaders and Best in 50 States, a comprehensive list of the best athletes to wear the Maize & Blue from each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
The United States Naval Academy will seek to return to the top of the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) men's varsity rankings this year as the Midshipmen announced their schedule of games for the 2010 season. Outside league play, the Mids will travel to the Bucknell Invitational and the NorCal Tournament in addition to hosting the Navy Open.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently announced the Engineers' 2010 men's water polo schedule. Beginning on September 3-5 with the MIT Invitational and running to at least the Northern Division Championship on November 6-7 at MIT, the Engineers will seek to improve on last year's seventh place finish at the Eastern Championship.
Among the best water polo players and swimmers in Bison history, Jeff Hilk '86 will be among six individuals inducted into the Bucknell University Athletics Hall of Fame during the university's Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 30. He posted 334 goals and 460 points in his career, totals that still rank second at Bucknell.
The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced the selection of six Mercyhurst College women's water polo players to the organization's Scholar-Athlete list for the 2009-10 academic year. Recipients compiled a minimal cumulative grade point average of 3.25 for the year.
The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced the selection of six Gannon University men's water polo players to the organization's Scholar-Athlete list for the 2009-10 academic year. Recipients compiled a minimal cumulative grade point average of 3.25 for the year.
The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced the selection of four Mercyhurst College men's water polo players to the organization's Scholar-Athlete list for the 2009-10 academic year. Recipients compiled a minimal cumulative grade point average of 3.25 for the year.
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Bucknell, Princeton, St. Francis (N.Y.), Johns Hopkins,
Brown, Fordham, MIT, Iona, George Washington, Harvard, Mercyhurst and Washington & Jefferson are the 12 teams selected to compete in the 2010 ECAC Mens Water Polo Championship on Friday-Sunday, September 17-19 at Blodgett Pool on the campus of Harvard University. Bucknell earned the No. 1 seed for the championship and will seek the program's first ECAC men's water polo championship.