Austin College Head Coach Mark Lawrence called the new Division III collegiate water polo championship “fantastic news” in an email and text exchange. The Division III Collegiate Water Polo National Championship, announced by USA Water Polo and the SCIAC on Tuesday, is an “amazing platform for the improvement of the
The first ever NCAA Division III water polo championships will take place this fall according to USA Water Polo, which made the announcement on Tuesday. The national governing body for water polo will serve as the event’s main sponsor and has been working with DIII institutions for several years to
North Texas’ Thunder Water Polo returned from the Kap7 International Tournament with an impressive third place finish for their 16u boys. The competition took place February 9 and 10. The Dallas squad lost only once in a field of 36 teams. Thunder sent several teams out to SoCal including 18u
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New York Athletic Club, featuring four-time Olympian Jesse Smith, held off Olympic Club, 6-5, to win the Spin Lob Classic in Austin on Sunday. The North Texas women defeated Olympic Club. 10-7, in their title match keeping the trophy in their home state. The popular annual tournament began attracting teams
Dallas’ Pegasus Water Polo Academy made some history on January 13 taking home championship honors at the 12th Annual Pacific Winter Classic in San Diego. Facing and defeating two strong San Diego Shores teams on the final day, Pegasus finished the weekend 4-0 and the first ever non-California team to
Water polo remains a significant priority for the UIL, though the body’s Legislative Council passed on adding the sport at its recent meetings in Austin. TISCA Water Polo Chairman Chris Cullen led the effort to advocate for the sport at the October 21 session and shared this update, quoted in full.
The Lone Star State, already with a rich water polo history, is poised to make more of it in a big Texan way. With a new NCAA program (the first in nearly four decades), the sport soon to be officially sanctioned by the UIL, and increasing numbers of local athletes