Following an undefeated season-opening weekend at the Navy Open, No. 2 men’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 MPSF) toppled San Jose State (0-3, 0-0 GCC) to the tune of 16-5 on Friday night.
Off to a flying start, No. 2 Stanford men’s water polo (4-0, 0-0 MPSF) raced to a seventh consecutive 4-0 start over the weekend at the Navy Invitational, picking up blowout wins over Navy, Iona, Johns Hopkins and No. 12 Princeton.
Hungry to avenge its NCAA championship defeat against USC last season, No. 2 men’s water polo kicks off its season at the Navy Invitational in Annapolis, Maryland this weekend with four games against weaker competition.
Last time the Cardinal graced the waters of Avery Aquatic Center, they had fallen just short of a miraculous comeback against their most embittered rival in the biggest game of the season. In 2019, the Stanford men’s water polo team looks to reverse its fortunes and snap a 16-year championship drought, the longest in the…
Team USA women’s water polo secured its fifth consecutive Pan American Games gold medal with the help of six current and past Cardinal athletes. The men’s team wasn’t far behind.
A balcony collapse injured junior Ben Hallock and three other American water polo players at the Coyote Ugly nightclub in Gwangju, South Korea on Saturday night. The Americans were celebrating the U.S. women’s victory over Spain and an unprecedented third consecutive International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championship.
The Stanford water polo programs continue to make waves even after the conclusions of their seasons. Junior Makenzie Fischer and redshirt sophomore Ben Hallock were each awarded the Peter J. Cutino Award. Considered the Heisman Trophy of the collegiate water polo world, the award is handed out to the best male player and best female player of each year.
This year, Cardinal water polo returned to the NCAA championship game for the first time in a decade but fell short of its ultimate goal of reclaiming the national title, losing to embittered rival USC in the NCAA final.