2015 Chapman Men's Water Polo Headlines

  • #D3week featured student-athlete: Wilson Parnell, men's water polo
    April 06, 2016
    ophomore Wilson Parnell continues our D3 Week features all the way from Florence, Italy, where is is studying abroad this semester. The water polo student-athlete had his lower left leg amputated as a toddler and has overcome the odds to continue his playing career in college.
  • Program-high 17 athletes honored by ACWPCA
    February 04, 2016
    The Chapman University men's water polo team continued its collective effort toward academic excellence securing another year on the grade-point average leaderboard. The Panthers placed 10th in the nation according to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) with a collective GPA of 3.17 during the 2015 season.
  • Allen's First Team nod leads All-American trio
    December 16, 2015
    Senior Willis Allen became just the third Panther in Chapman University men’s water polo history to earn All-America first team honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC), the organization announced on Wednesday. Allen’s selection highlighted three Panthers selected to the All-American teams.
  • Allen, Neil earn All-SCIAC honors
    November 30, 2015
    Seniors Willis Allen and Stephen Neil landed All-SCIAC honors after leading the Chapman University men’s water polo team to a second-place regular season finish this year. Allen earned First Team honors while Neil earned a spot on the Second Team. Both earned All-SCIAC honors for the first time in their respective careers.
  • Men's water polo caps season with narrow loss in third place match
    November 22, 2015
    For the second consecutive year, Chapman and Redlands met in the third place match of the SCIAC Tournament and the match was decided by a single goal. On Sunday, Redlands came out on top as the Chapman University men’s water polo team fell 10-9 to conclude its season.
  • Chapman falls to CMS in SCIAC semis
    November 21, 2015
    The fourth-seeded Chapman University men’s water polo team fell 11-6 to No. 1-seeded Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday afternoon in the SCIAC semifinals at La Verne.
  • Men's water polo holds off Cal Lutheran for opening round win
    November 20, 2015
    Eight first half goals played a crucial role in the Chapman University’s men’s water polo team’s 10-8 win over Cal Lutheran in the opening round of the SCIAC Tournament. The fourth-seeded Panthers (15-10, 7-2 SCIAC) built a big lead early on and held off Cal Lutheran’s late surge.
  • Men's water polo preps for SCIAC Tournament
    November 19, 2015
    The No. 4 Chapman University men’s water polo team heads into the SCIAC Tournament this weekend, hosted by the University of La Verne. The Panthers (14-10, 6-2 SCIAC) matched their SCIAC record from last season to pull into a three-way tie for second place with Whittier and Redlands.
  • Allen honored as SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    November 17, 2015
    Senior Willis Allen had the hot hand last week scoring 21 goals for the Chapman University men’s water polo team over a three-game span. On Wednesday, Allen set a personal career-high of nine goals in an overtime upset against Whittier College.
  • Allen scores nine times in narrow loss to Air Force
    November 13, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team led early but couldn’t close a late gap in a narrow 16-15 loss to Air Force. Senior Willis Allen celebrated Senior Day at Allred Pool with another nine goals, matching his career-high from Wednesday’s overtime thriller.
  • Late goals help Panthers upset Whittier in 3-OT victory
    November 11, 2015
    Senior pair Willis Allen and Stephen Neil led the Chapman University men’s water polo in an intense overtime battle with second-place Whittier College on Wednesday night. The Panthers upset the Poets in sudden death with a key goal by junior Corey Plaster to give Chapman the 18-17 victory at Allred Pool.
  • No. 1-ranked CMS defeats Chapman at home
    November 07, 2015
    No. 1-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps pulled ahead with an early lead to defeat the Chapman University men's water polo team 13-9 on Saturday morning. The Stags did not relinquish their lead throughout the game, regardless of Chapman's aggressive comeback.
  • Men's water polo rolls by Occidental
    October 28, 2015
    After three consecutive one-goal matches to start the SCIAC season, the Chapman University men’s water polo rolled to an 11-3 win over visiting Occidental on Wednesday. Senior Stephen Neil allowed just one goal through three quarters in the net.
  • Panthers rally to defeat Cal Lu in home opener
    October 17, 2015
    The Chapman University men's water polo defeated Cal Lutheran 12-11 in a come-from-behind victory in the Panthers home opener and first SCIAC match of the season on Saturday morning at Allred Pool.
  • Men's water polo gears up for home-opener
    October 16, 2015
    The men's water polo team is finally at home for its SCIAC opener against Cal Lutheran.
  • Panthers go 3-1 at Gray Troyer Tournament
    October 05, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team recorded three wins over the weekend at the Gary Troyer Tournament hosted by the Claremont Colleges. The Panthers moved to 6-7 overall with the three wins over the weekend.
  • Men's water polo opens up season 2-0
    September 05, 2015
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team earned a two-game sweep over the weekend defeating Fresno Pacific University 10-9 in game one and Concordia University 13-11 in game two on Saturday at the Whittier Tournament.
  • Youthful men's water polo team opens 2015 at Whittier Tournament
    September 04, 2015
    A veteran group raised the bar for the Chapman University men’s water polo team in 2014. A much younger squad hops in the pool for the Panthers’ season-opener on Saturday looking to build off that success.