A total of 22 mens and womens water polo players from Chapman University have been honored by the Western Water Polo Association for their outstanding work in the classroom. Ten Panther men and a dozen women were named to the WWPA All-Academic Team for 2009-10.
The University of Redlands men's water polo team pulled away in the second half to defeat host Chapman University 12-9 in the seventh place game of the Western Water Polo Association championships at the Allred Aquatics Center on Sunday morning.
The U.C. Davis men's water polo team built a 6-0 halftime lead and held on to defeat tournament host Chapman University 11-5 on the second day of the Western Water Polo Association championships Saturday at the Allred Aquatics Center. With the victory, the Aggies earned a berth in the WWPA fifth place game on Sunday against Air Force.
The Loyola Marymount University mens water polo team proved every bit deserving of the top-seed in this weekends Western Water Polo Association championships this weekend. The Lions cruised to a 13-3 victory over host Chapman University at the Allred Aquatics Center on Friday and advanced to Saturdays semifinal round two wins away from a third consecutive NCAA championships berth.
Chapman University mens water polo players Alex Mulé and Taylor Roszkos both earned All-WWPA honors as announced by the Western Water Polo Association. Mulé, a senior, earned second-team All-WWPA while Roszkos was selected to the WWPA All-Freshman Team for his play in goal. This is the first time in recent years that two Chapman players have been selected to the All-WWPA Team in the same season.
For the first time, Chapman University is hosting the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) Mens Championship Nov. 20-22 at the Allred Aquatics Center. Chapman University earned the No.8 seed and plays its first game of the tournament on Friday at 1:30 p.m. against top-seeded Loyola Marymount University.
The Chapman University mens water polo team dropped a pair of games on senior day Sunday at the Allred Aquatics Center 18-5 to No.14 Santa Clara University and 10-8 to Whittier College extending the Panthers losing streak to seven games.
The Chapman University mens water polo scored just two goals, and were held scoreless for the first half, as No. 15 Air Force defeated the Panthers 10-2 in WWPA play on Saturday morning at the Allred Aquatics Center. Chapmans two goals is its lowest offensive output since 2007 when the Panthers lost 18-2 to then Division III top-ranked Redlands.
The Chapman University mens water polo team faced a four-goal deficit just three minutes into the opening quarter against No. 20 California Baptist University and could not recover, losing 16-10 on Saturday afternoon at the Allred Aquatics Center.
Down by as many as five goals to No. 10 Concordia University in the first quarter, the Chapman University mens water polo team rallied to within one, only to come up short 15-11 on Friday afternoon at the Allred Aquatics Center.
Just days after an undefeated week against WWPA competition, including a win over former Division III No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer, the Chapman University mens water polo team has jumped four spots in the Division III poll to No. 2 which is its highest ranking ever.
Less than 24 hours after taking down the No. 1-ranked team in Division III, the Chapman University mens water polo team did not let up. The Panthers remained red hot, defeating visiting Occidental College 13-6 at the Allred Pool on Sunday afternoon to extend their season-high winning streak to five matches and won for the ninth time in 10 games. The Panthers also improved to 4-2 at home this year.
For five seasons, the Chapman University mens water polo team had been unable to defeat Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, but that all changed on Saturday afternoon as the Panthers took down the top-ranked Sagehens 10-5 at the Allred Aquatics Center. Chapman last defeated Pomona in 2003 having gone 0-9 against the Sagehens since then.
A season-high 14 different players scored a goal for the Chapman University mens water polo team as the Panthers cruised to a 22-6 win over California Institute of Technology at the Allred Aquatics Center on Wednesday afternoon. Chapmans win pushed its record to 10-9 and back over the .500 mark for the first time since the opening weekend of the season.
In its first home game in over a month, the Chapman University mens water polo team fell behind by as many as 13 goals to No. 11 UC San Diego, en route to a 16-3 loss on Friday afternoon at the Allred Aquatics Center.
Following four wins and an undefeated weekend at the Claremont Convergence Tournament, the Chapman University mens water polo team moved up to No. 6 in this weeks NCAA Division III water polo rankings.
Despite the Chapman University mens water polo team having played just 11 games, senior utility Alex Mulé leads the nation in goals scored (42) and goals per game (3.82) according to the latest national water polo statistics released on Wednesday. The rankings compiled include all levels of NCAA (Division I, II, III) and NAIA.
On a warm opening day, the Chapman University mens water polo team split a pair of games at the Allred Aquatics Center on Saturday. The Panthers won their first game 13-8 over University of La Verne and then dropped its afternoon match 11-9 to Whittier College.
The Allred Aquatics Center will celebrate its first birthday this fall by hosting the Western Water Polo Association mens championship tournament November 20-22 on the campus of Chapman University in Orange. It marks the first time the Panthers have hosted the postseason event, which will feature some of the top NCAA water polo programs in the nation with a berth in the national championship tournament at stake.