BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — Bucknell University alumnus/Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Hall of Fame inductee Scott Schulte is the guest on Episode 033 of the PoloCAST Podcast with George Gross, Jr.
A biweekly series highlighting some of water polo’s best minds and athletes over the past 50+ years, PoloCAST is available on Apple Podcasts, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Anchor and Spotify.
Hosted by CWPA Hall of Fame inductee and former Team Canada Olympian George Gross, Jr., the podcast provides listeners with more than just an X’s and O’s conversation about water polo – but a dialogue about what helped good players, coaches and administrators reach the top of the game.
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About Scott Schulte: A 2006 inductee to the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Hall of Fame, former Bucknell University standout Scott Schulte ’81 was an All-East water polo selection four straight years (1977-80), led the Bison to four Eastern Championships and set an all-time National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) water polo career scoring record with 586 goals.
The high scorer in four straight NCAA Tournaments (the only player to accomplish this feat) and holder of the career record of 50 goals in NCAA Championships, Schulte played on Bucknell teams that had a combined record of 114-15-3, and he was a Second Team All-America in 1979 and 1980. He was the only player outside of California selected to those All-America squads.
In non-collegiate play, he was twice selected to the United States Water Polo (USWP) All-America First Team in water polo, and seven times in his career finished in the top six of an East Coast Conference Swimming Championship event. He won Bucknell’s Christy Mathewson Award, which recognizes the top athlete in the senior class, in 1981.
Schulte was a member of the U.S. National Team from 1980-84, was a First Team Indoor All-America from 1981-85, was Most Valuable Player at the Indoor Nationals in 1981 and 1984, and competed in the World University Games in 1981. He was inducted into the Bucknell Hall of Fame in 1986.