Men's Water Polo

Home of 4 SCIAC Championships & 2 NCAA Championship Berths

2016 Whittier College Men's Water Polo News

  • Five Poets named ACWPC All-Academic
    February 07, 2017
    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.
  • Massimiliano Mirarchi and Aidan Tol named ACWPC All-Americans
    December 16, 2016
    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.
  • Massimiliano Mirarchi and Murat Ersoz named All-SCIAC
    December 06, 2016
    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.
  • Poets fall in overtime thriller 19-18 to Redlands
    November 20, 2016
    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.
  • Poets edged by Stags 10-9 in SCIAC Championship Semi-Final
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • Poets cruise past Chapman at SCIAC Championships
    November 18, 2016
    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.
  • Poets enter SCIAC Championships as No. 2 seed
    November 15, 2016
    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.
  • Poets power past Occidental on Senior Night
    November 12, 2016
    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.
  • Poets keep win streak intact following win over Chapman
    November 09, 2016
    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.
  • Poets extend winning streak to four games with win over Caltech
    November 05, 2016
    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.
  • Poets hold on for 10-9 win over Redlands
    November 02, 2016
    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.
  • Poets pull off big win over La Verne in OT 16-15
    October 29, 2016
    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.
  • Water Polo cruises past Cal Lutheran 16-8
    October 26, 2016
    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.
  • Offense stalls in loss to No. 16 Sagehens
    October 22, 2016
    The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team saw their offense stall Saturday morning in a 10-3 loss to No. 16 Pomona-Pitzer.
  • Poets open up SCIAC play with win over Stags 11-7
    October 19, 2016
    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.
  • Poets drop two in Santa Barbara
    October 15, 2016
    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).
  • Poets perfect at Gary Troyer Memorial
    October 07, 2016
    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).
  • Poets drop a pair at CBU Lancer Invite
    October 01, 2016
    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.
  • Poets upset No. 18 San Jose State 11-9 at NOR CALS
    September 24, 2016
    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.
  • Poets open up NOR CALS with loss to No. 3 UC Berkeley
    September 23, 2016
    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.
  • Water Polo rolls past Citrus College 16-11
    September 21, 2016
    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.
  • Men’s Water Polo earns votes in CWPA Varsity Poll
    September 14, 2016
    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.
  • Massimiliano Mirarchi named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    September 13, 2016
    Junior attacker Massimiliano Mirarchi (Rome, Italy) was named the SCIAC Athlete of the Week for Water Polo for the first time in his career.
  • Poets nearly pull off upset of No. 8 UC Irvine
    September 11, 2016
    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.
  • Poets upset No. 19 Loyola Marymount
    September 10, 2016
    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.
  • Men’s Water Polo Ranked No. 1 in CWPA Polls
    September 06, 2016
    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.
  • Water Polo sweeps at Whittier Open
    September 05, 2016
    The Whittier College Men’s Water Polo team swept the competition Saturday during the Whittier Open beating Grossmont College, Concordia (Calif.), and Riverside City.
  • Men’s Water Polo set to host Whittier Open
    August 30, 2016
    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.
  • Men’s Water Polo ranked No. 1 in SCIAC Pre-Season Polls
    August 29, 2016
    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.
  • Men’s Water Polo Releases 2016 Schedule
    July 20, 2016
    Whittier College Director of Aquatics and Head Men’s Water Polo Coach Justin Pudwill released his 2016 Schedule Wednesday.