Men's Water Polo

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2016 Whittier College Men's Water Polo News

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    February 07, 2017
    Five Poets named ACWPC All-Academic The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) released the 2016 men’s water polo All-Academic awards Tuesday and five Poets were honored for their academic performances.
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    December 16, 2016
    Massimiliano Mirarchi and Aidan Tol named ACWPC All-Americans The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announced this morning their ACWPC All-American Teams and Whittier saw two players earn 1st Team and Honorable Mention recognition.
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    December 06, 2016
    Massimiliano Mirarchi and Murat Ersoz named All-SCIAC Junior attacker Massimiliano Mirarchi (Rome, Italy) and freshman goalie Murat Ersov (Istanbul, Turkey) were the two Whittier College Men’s Water Polo players recognized on the All-SCIAC team announced by the SCIAC Office Wednesday.
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    November 20, 2016
    Poets fall in overtime thriller 19-18 to Redlands The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team saw their 2016 season come to a close during the 3rd Place game in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships.
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    November 19, 2016
    Poets edged by Stags 10-9 in SCIAC Championship Semi-Final The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team saw their quest for another Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship Title come to a close Saturday morning as they fell to the No. 3 seeded Stags of Claremont-M-S.
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    November 18, 2016
    Poets cruise past Chapman at SCIAC Championships The No. 2 seeded Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team got the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships underway Friday afternoon at the PCC Aquatic Center.
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    November 15, 2016
    Poets enter SCIAC Championships as No. 2 seed The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team under the tutelage of Justin Pudwill who is in his 10th season with the Purple & Gold and has won two SCIAC Championship titles in the past three years on the men’s side enters the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships as the No. 2 seed.
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    November 12, 2016
    Poets power past Occidental on Senior Night The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team wrapped up their 2016 regular season Saturday evening at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center as they sent off their ten seniors in impressive fashion powering past Occidental College 16-7.
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    November 09, 2016
    Poets keep win streak intact following win over Chapman The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team kept their conference winning streak intact at five games Wednesday evening as they edged Chapman University 11-9 at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center.
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    November 05, 2016
    Poets extend winning streak to four games with win over Caltech The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team extended their winning streak to five games Saturday morning as they rolled past the California Institute of Technology 20-11 as they improve to 16-10, 5-1 SCIAC.
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    November 02, 2016
    Poets hold on for 10-9 win over Redlands The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team came up with a huge win Wednesday evening on the road in a hostile environment as they edged the University of Redlands 10-9 at the Thompson Aquatic Center.
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    October 29, 2016
    Poets pull off big win over La Verne in OT 16-15 The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team pulled off a huge win on the road Saturday as they edged the University of La Verne 16-15 in overtime to move to 3-1 in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play.
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    October 26, 2016
    Water Polo cruises past Cal Lutheran 16-8 Following a tough loss to Pomona-Pitzer on the road last week, the Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team bounced back in a big way Wednesday afternoon at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center as they cruised past Cal Lutheran University 16-8 to move to 2-1 in conference play.
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    October 22, 2016
    Offense stalls in loss to No. 16 Sagehens The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team saw their offense stall Saturday morning in a 10-3 loss to No. 16 Pomona-Pitzer.
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    October 19, 2016
    Poets open up SCIAC play with win over Stags 11-7 The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team took on the Stags of Claremont-M-S Wednesday evening at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center in a rematch of the 2015 SCIAC Men’s Water Polo Championship.
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    October 15, 2016
    Poets drop two in Santa Barbara The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team suffered two losses over the weekend in Santa Barbara falling to Division I San Jose State (10-7) and No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (16-2).
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    October 07, 2016
    Poets perfect at Gary Troyer Memorial The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team went perfect over the weekend at the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament finishing 4-0 with wins over Fresno Pacific (15-5), Fordham (13-7), McKendree (15-9), La Verne (13-9).
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    October 01, 2016
    Poets drop a pair at CBU Lancer Invite The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team dropped a pair of games Saturday during the CBU Lancer Invitational falling 18-7 to host Cal Baptist before being stunned by Redlands 7-5.
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    September 24, 2016
    Poets upset No. 18 San Jose State 11-9 at NOR CALS The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team capped off their trip to Berkeley, Calif. during NOR CALS with an upset victory 11-9 over Division I No. 18 San Jose State.
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    September 23, 2016
    Poets open up NOR CALS with loss to No. 3 UC Berkeley The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team opened up NOR CALS Friday as they took on host No. 3 UC Berkeley but couldn’t match-up against the Bears as they fell 22-3.
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    September 21, 2016
    Water Polo rolls past Citrus College 16-11 The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team rolled past Citrus College Tuesday evening 16-11 at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center to move to 6-2 on the young season.
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    September 14, 2016
    Men’s Water Polo earns votes in CWPA Varsity Poll The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team remains as the uncontested and unanimous No. 1 selection in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III Polls, but this week receives five points within the Varsity Top 20 polls.
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    September 13, 2016
    Massimiliano Mirarchi named SCIAC Athlete of the Week Junior attacker Massimiliano Mirarchi (Rome, Italy) was named the SCIAC Athlete of the Week for Water Polo for the first time in his career.
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    September 11, 2016
    Poets nearly pull off upset of No. 8 UC Irvine The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team nearly pulled off their second upset of a Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Top 20 Varsity program Sunday during the Inland Empire Classic falling 8-4 to No. 8 UC Irvine.
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    September 10, 2016
    Poets upset No. 19 Loyola Marymount After cruising past Occidental College in the morning contest, the Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team pulled off the biggest win of the season thus far upsetting No. 19 Loyola Marymount 8-7 to keep their perfect record intact at 5-0.
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    September 06, 2016
    Men’s Water Polo Ranked No. 1 in CWPA Polls The Whittier College men's water polo team comes into the 2016 season ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III Pre-Season Polls after getting off to ahot start going 3-0 this past weekend.
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    September 05, 2016
    Water Polo sweeps at Whittier Open The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team swept the competition Saturday during the Whittier Open beating Grossmont College, Concordia (Calif.), and Riverside City.
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    August 30, 2016
    Men’s Water Polo set to host Whittier Open The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team is set to open up their 2016 campaign this Saturday, September 3 as they host their annual Whittier Open.
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    August 29, 2016
    Men’s Water Polo ranked No. 1 in SCIAC Pre-Season Polls The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team comes into the 2016 season ranked No. 1 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Pre-Season Polls collecting 12 points.
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    July 20, 2016
    Men’s Water Polo Releases 2016 Schedule Whittier College Director of Aquatics and Head Men’s Water Polo Coach Justin Pudwill released his 2016 Schedule Wednesday.