Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo

Women's Water Polo Defeats Two Opponents by Double Digits

​Returning from its West Coast road trip, the No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team dominated both of its games in Pennsylvania over the weekend.

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Women's Water Polo Splits Four Games to Close Out Road Trip

The No. 20 Harvard women’s water polo team finished its West Coast road trip with a 4-3 record, closing out the week with a strong win over Fresno Pacific, a pair of tough losses to No. 9 Pacific and No. 14 San Jose State, and an overtime victory against Santa Clara.

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Women's Water Polo Loses Two of Three to Begin West Coast Trip

Traveling to California over spring break to play seven West Coast teams, the No. 20 Harvard women's water polo team finished its first few days with mixed results. The Crimson fell to No. 4 California, 14-7, before beating Sonoma St., 13-10, and falling to No. 14 UC Davis, 10-6.

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Women's Water Polo Goes 1-3 at Home Tournament

All three losses came against top-25 competition. The weekend left Harvard holding a 5-6 record.

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No. 10 Princeton Scores Late Win over Women's Water Polo

The No. 19 Crimson failed to keep pace with the undefeated Tigers after a 5-5 tie early in the fourth quarter.

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No. 21 Women's Water Polo Sweeps through Tournament

The Crimson downed Wagner, George Washington, and Gannon.

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No. 18 Women's Water Polo Splits Matches to Open Season

Competing at Brown, the Crimson dropped the first match of the Bruno Classic to No. 21 Wagner but rebounded with a decisive 13-6 win against Iona.

Honk for Hong
Women's Water Polo

Female Rookie of the Year Runner-Up: Kristen Hong

Hong’s entire freshman season shaped up to be a macrocosm of her first collegiate performance. Without skipping a beat, the rookie punched in a program-record-tying 80 goals and 35 assists. She also racked up 45 steals, enough to lead the team.

Minnis to Win IT
Men's Water Polo

Coach of the Year Runner-Up: Ted Minnis

Harvard water polo head coach Ted Minnis took the helm of both of the school’s water polo teams in the fall of 2010. Having just completed his sixth season with the programs, Minnis has taken both programs and transformed them into legitimate contenders.

Minnis to Win IT
Men's Water Polo

Minnis to Win IT

Head Coach Ted Minnis talks with the women's water polo team during a pause in play against Brown on April 16, 2015. Minnis has, in his six years as coach of the men's and women's programs, led the teams to their best records and standings in years.

Honk for Hong
Women's Water Polo

Honk for Hong

Seen here in action, the rookie tallied a program­-record­-tying 80 goals and 35 assists. She also racked up 45 steals, enough to lead the team.

On the Rise
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On the Rise

Aftera historic season that saw the Harvard ranked as high as No. 13, the Crimson is set to continue its dominance in a sport that’s still growing in popularity. Next season, the Crimson will be welcoming two southern California standouts along with players from Florida and Quebec.

On the Rise
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Women's Water Polo Set to Continue Strong After Historic Season

​Women’s water polo is on the rise—at Harvard, on the east coast, in the U.S. and in the world. This year, the Harvard women’s water polo team finished with a 24-10 record, recorded nine wins against top-25 teams, and from March 23rd through April 6th, was ranked No. 13 according to CWPA rankings, its highest ranking ever.

Women's Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Hong and Hendrix Carry Offensive Attack

At the recent CWPA Championships held at Blodgett Pool, both a rookie and an outgoing senior led the Harvard women’s water polo team to a sixth-place finish, stepping up for the team in the wake of a rash of injuries that left several other key players out of the pool.

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Women's Water Polo Closes Record Season at CWPA Championship Tournament

Harvard opened the tournament with a loss to No. 17 Princeton before defeating Connecticut College and George Washington. With a fifth-place finish on the line, however, the injury-plagued Crimson fell in its season-finale to No. 20 Bucknell, by four goals, to settle for a sixth-place finish.