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.
Senior Maggie Steffens reached a historic career milestone and No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo recovered its mojo this weekend in the desert, routing opponents No. 7 ASU, La Verne and No. 23 Marist by a combined score of 49-7.
The 2016 Summer Olympics officially came to a close on Sunday, and with it, 39 past, present and incoming Stanford athletes will return from Rio de Janeiro after having represented 10 countries in the games. Sixteen Stanford athletes earned a school-record 27 medals across 20 Olympic events, ranging from swimming relays to the pole vault.…
Two hundred and forty two days ago, Stanford women’s water polo, the two-time defending national champions dubbed by many as the best college water polo team ever before the 2013 season, came as close as it could possibly have come to an NCAA title without grasping it, falling 10-9 in quadruple overtime to archrival USC.
The long list of accolades for the Stanford women’s water polo team continues to grow this summer, as six Cardinal players were recently named All-Americans by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). Five current and former Stanford players were also named to the U.S. Water Polo National Team.
Stanford senior Melissa Seidemann was named winner of the Peter J. Cutino Award on Saturday night by the Olympic Club of San Francisco, which gives the award to the best collegiate water polo player of the year. Stanford junior Annika Dries and freshman Maggie Steffens were two other finalists for the award along with USC’s…
Is there anything in sports quite like sudden-death overtime?
Welcome to The Daily’s live coverage of the women’s water polo national championship game. No. 2 Stanford is looking for its third straight national title, but standing in the way is No. 1 USC, which has taken two of three previous meetings between the teams this season. We’ll be updating this page instant coverage and analysis. Please refresh the page for the most recent updates.