2012 Women's Water Polo News
July 13, 2012
ACWPC announce women's water polo All-Academic awards
The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced this week the 2012 Women's All-Academic Award recipients. This year’s awards went out to one of the largest fields ever, almost 400 student-athletes who exemplified hard-work and determination throughout the season.
June 28, 2012
2012 ACWPC Women’s Water Polo All-American Teams Announced
Katrina Thoreson, Mattie Winkler, and Samantha Pudwill, added to their resumes this week as they were named Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Americans.
May 10, 2012
Katrina Thoreson earns All-SCIAC Honors; Breaks Whittier's Career Scoring Record
Whittier College senior utility player Katrina Thoreson earned 2nd Team All-SCIAC honors officially announced by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference yesterday afternoon.
May 2, 2012
CWPA Polls Released; Poets finish season at No. 6
The College Water Polo Association released today the final Div. III Top 10 polls for women's water polo and Whittier College comes in at No. 6 with 73 points dropping a spot from their previous ranking.
April 29, 2012
Day 3 Recap: Pomona-Pitzer pulls out SCIAC Championship in Sudden Death 12-11
Day 3 of the SCIAC Women’s Water Polo Championships came to a close in one of the best finishes in SCIAC History as Pomona-Pitzer came from behind late to pull off the 12-11 victory in sudden death over Redlands to win their second SCIAC Championship as a program.
April 28, 2012
Top seeds advance to SCIAC Championships in nail biters; Whittier upsets La Verne
Day 2 of the 2012 SCIAC Women’s Water Polo Championships came to an end Saturday afternoon with the top seeds in Pomona-Pitzer and Redlands advancing to the Championship Game, while Whittier upsets La Verne.
April 27, 2012
Three of the top four seeds advance on opening day of the SCIAC Championships
Day 1 of the women’s water polo SCIAC Championships came to a close with three of the top four seeds (Pomona-Pitzer, Redlands Occidental) advancing to the winner’s side of the bracket with play set to begin tomorrow, April 28 at 10:00am.
April 26, 2012
Women’s water polo set to host SCIAC Championships
Whittier College will be hosting the 2012 Women’s Water Polo Championships set to begin tomorrow, Friday, April 27 and go through Sunday, April 29. The Poets open the tournament as the No. 7 seed and will take on Redlands who are the No. 2 seed beginning at 2:30pm.
April 21, 2012
Whittier pushes No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer to sudden death OT; Grab 12-8 win over Chapman on Senior Day
The Whittier College women’s water polo team earned a split on the last day of the regular season schedule pushing No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer to the brink falling in triple-overtime (sudden death) 11-10 before bouncing back in the night cap to beat Chapman University 12-8 on senior day.
April 18, 2012
Cal Lutheran upends Whittier in SCIAC showdown
The Whittier College women’s water polo team dropped their fifth SCIAC game and fourth straight 11-5 to the Regals of Cal Lutheran University Wednesday evening dropping their overall record to 12-17, 1-5 SCIAC.
April 14, 2012
Poets drop SCIAC matchup to Athena’s; Fall late to Azusa Pacific
The Whittier College women’s water polo team dropped back to back games to SCIAC foe Claremont-M-S on the road and NAIA opponent Azusa Pacific in the confines of the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center dropping their third straight.
April 11, 2012
Whittier splits doubleheader with Caltech and Concordia
The Whittier College women’s water polo team split Wednesday afternoon as they took down the Beavers of Caltech 19-1 earning their first SCIAC victory but falling in the nightcap to Concordia 10-2.
April 7, 2012
Poets drop tight decision with La Verne; Cruise to 10-2 win over Vanguard
The Whittier College women’s water polo team ended their day with a split falling in the first game against the University of La Verne in the final minute 9-8 but coming back in the afternoon to win big over Vanguard 10-2.
April 4, 2012
Poets drop second straight SCIAC contest to No. 1 Occidental
The Whittier College women’s water polo team dropped their second straight SCIAC contest falling to the Tigers of Occidental College 10-4 at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center Wednesday evening.
March 31, 2012
Poets return from spring break and open SCIAC play with 13-4 loss to Redlands
The Whittier College women’s water polo team opened up SCIAC play with a 13-4 loss to the Bulldogs of the University of Redlands Saturday afternoon at the Thompson Aquatic Center.
March 22, 2012
CWPA Polls released; Poets come in at No. 5
The College Water Polo Association released yesterday the Div. III Top 10 polls for women’s water polo and Whittier College comes in at No. 5 with 77 points jumping ahead two spots in the rankings.
March 21, 2012
Poets win third straight; Hold on for 14-10 win over Connecticut College
The Whittier College women’s water polo team won their third straight game holding on late to win 14-10 over Connecticut College Tuesday evening at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center.
March 15, 2012
Peel pulls out game winner over George Washington 9-8
The Whittier College women’s water polo team continues to perform strongly at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center as they move their home record to 4-1 after beating the Colonials of George Washington 9-8 in the final 18 seconds.
March 12, 2012
Poets earn split on Monday against Harvard and Virginia Military Inst.
The Whittier College women’s water polo team earned a split Monday afternoon falling to Harvard 15-4 but cruising to the 14-2 win over the Virginia Military Institute.
March 11, 2012
Poets offensive attack too much for Macalester in 15-4 victory
The Whittier College women’s water polo team erupted for fifteen goals from twelve different players and held Macalester to four goals Sunday afternoon at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center in a 15-4 victory moving their record to 7-9.
March 10, 2012
Whittier completes Claremont Convergence with OT win over La Verne
The Whittier College women’s water polo team completed the Claremont Convergence Saturday afternoon with a split achieving a win in OT over La Verne and narrowly missing a victory over Pomona-Pitzer.
March 9, 2012
Poets use OT thriller to split on Day 1 of Claremont Convergence
The Whittier College women’s water polo team used an OT thriller in game two against Siena to split on Day 1 of the Claremont Convergence.
March 4, 2012
Poet conclude Posada Royale Invite with two losses
The Whittier College women’s water polo team concluded day two of the Posada Royale Invite with two losses to Cal State Bakersfield and Cal State Monterey Bay going 0-4 for the tournament.
March 3, 2012
Poets drop two on Day 1 of Posada Royale Invite
The Whittier College women’s water polo team dropped two on Day 1 of the Posada Royale Invitational to NAIA opponents Concordia and Fresno Pacific Saturday afternoon after coming off a home opening victory over Grove City 12-8 two nights ago.
March 1, 2012
Poets christen Slade Aquatic Center with win against Grove City
After two years of being unable to play a home game for water polo in the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center, the Whittier College women’s water polo team christened the new pool with a home opening win against the Grove City Wolverines 12-8.
February 26, 2012
Poets drop nail biter to Gannon; Pick up win against San Bernardino
The Whittier College women’s water polo team competed in Day 2 of the Chapman Tournament and again split losing in a one goal nail biter to Gannon in game one but rebounding to beat Cal State San Bernardino in game two.
February 25, 2012
Whittier splits on Day 1 of Chapman Tournament
The Whittier College women’s water polo team split on Day 1 of the Chapman Tournament rolling to a 12-5 victory over Vanguard University, while narrowly losing to Mercyhurst 9-7 in the final minute of play.
January 29, 2012
Poets open 2012 campaign with split in Redlands Mini Tournament
The Whittier College women’s water polo team opened up their 2012 campaign with a split this morning narrowly losing to Redlands 9-5 but bouncing back to beat the Roadrunners of Div. I Cal State Bakersfield 15-10.
January 6, 2012
CWPA Div. III pre-season polls released; Whittier comes in at No. 6
The Whittier College women's water polo team will begin the year ranked No. 6 in the country as announced by the Collegiate Water polo Association in its annual Division III preseason poll.