2017 MIT Water Polo News

  • Water Polo Edged By Iona In Overtime In Fifth Place Game At NWPC Championship Tournament
    November 18, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 18) - Despite leading 5-1 at halftime, the MIT water polo team suffered at 10-9 overtime loss to Iona College in the fifth-place game at the Northeast Water Polo Conference Tournament held at Harvard University on Saturday afternoon.
  • Water Polo Falls To Brown, 9-4, In NWPC Tournament Opener
    November 17, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 17) - In the Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) Tournament opener for both teams, the fifth-seeded MIT Engineers fell to the fourth-seeded Brown University Bears, 9-4, on Friday evening in Cambridge. 
  • Water Polo Closes Regular Season With Losses To No. 13 Harvard and No. 16 Brown
    November 04, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (November 4) - In its final regular season games of 2017, the MIT water polo team was edged by No. 13 Harvard University, 11-7, and No. 16 Brown University, 13-10. Both games were Northeast Water Polo Conference matches and had implications on the seedings for the upcoming postseason tournament. MIT (2-8 NWPC) earned the fifth-seed, Harvard (8-3 NWPC) took the third seed and Brown (5-5 NWPC) took the fourth-seed in the double-elimination tournament slated to start in two weeks.
  • No. 19 St. Francis Defeats MIT Water Polo, 14-6, In Home Finale
    October 29, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 29) - In its final home game of 2017, the MIT water polo team dropped a 14-6 decision to the visiting No. 19 Terriers of St. Francis College in a Northeast Water Polo Conference match.
  • Water Polo Splits With No. 12 Princeton and Iona on Senior Day
    October 28, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 28) - The MIT water polo team, ranked No. 3 in the latest CWPA Division III Poll, split a pair of Northeast Water Polo matches as the Engineers fell to No. 12 nationally-ranked Princeton University, 14-8, before coming back in the nightcap with an 8-5 win over Iona. Prior to the game against Iona, MIT honored its two seniors Daniel Yahalomi (New York, N.Y.) and Kyle Archer (Clovis, Calif.) for their hard work and dedication to the MIT water polo program.
  • MIT Falls To Johns Hopkins, 11-10, In CWPA Division III Championship Title Game
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 15) - With the score even at 10-10 with 1:13 to play, Johns Hopkins got the go ahead and what proved to be the game winning goal by Ryan Masi as the second-seeded Blue Jays claimed the CWPA Division III Championship on Sunday afternoon in Cambridge over first-seeded MIT, 11-10. 
  • D3 No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer Takes Down D3 No. 2 MIT Water Polo, 8-7
    October 15, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 15) - In a battle of the two best teams in Division III water polo, No. 1 Pomona-Pitzer came away with an 8-7 win over No. 2 MIT on Sunday evening in Cambridge.
  • Water Polo Advances To CWPA D3 Championship Title Game With Wins Over Monmouth & Penn State Behrend
    October 14, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 14) - The MIT water polo team, ranked No. 2 in the CWPA Division III national rankings and the top-seed in the CWPA Division III Tournament, registered wins over Monmouth College, 20-1, and Penn State Behrend, 12-3, to advance to tomorrow’s Championship Game against second-seeded Johns Hopkins University at 12:15 p.m.
  • Water Polo Drops 11-9 Overtime Decision To George Washington
    October 12, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 12) - Single goals by Andrew Mavis and Jordan Blosser in each of the three-minute overtime sessions, led the George Washington Colonials to an 11-9 victory over the host MIT Engineers on Thursday night in Cambridge.
  • MIT Set To Host CWPA Division III Championship; Engineers Earn Top Seed
    October 11, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 11) - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (October 11) – MIT water polo is set to host the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III Championship inside the Al ’51 & Barrie Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center Pool this weekend, October 14 and October 15, 2017.
  • MIT Water Polo Edged By No. 15 Brown, No. 14 Harvard In Both Ends of NWPC Doubleheader
    October 07, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (October 7) - The MIT water polo team, which is ranked No. 3 in the latest CWPA Division III poll, was edged by No. 15 nationally-ranked Brown University, 11-10, and No. 14 nationally-ranked Harvard University, 10-8, in a Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) doubleheader in Cambridge on Saturday.
  • MIT Comes Up Just Short Against No. 11 Princeton, 13-11
    October 01, 2017
    Princeton, N.J. (October 1) - In a back-and-forth battle between Division III No. 1 MIT and No. 11 nationally-ranked Princeton University, the Engineers came up just short as the Tigers put together a 4-0 run in the third stanza to claim the Northeast Water Polo Conference game by a 13-11 score. 
  • Water Polo Bests Iona In Sudden Death OT; Falls To St. Francis To Open League Play
    September 30, 2017
    Brooklyn, N.Y. (September 30) - MIT senior Kyle Archer (Clovis, Calif.) scored the game winning goal to give MIT a 14-13 sudden death overtime win against Iona College this morning and in the nightcap, St. Francis edged MIT, 10-5, as the Engineers earned a split on their first day in conference play. 
  • Water Polo Takes Down Division III No. 2 Whittier, Division III No. 5 Redlands To Close Run at UC Davis Invite
    September 16, 2017
    Davis, Calif. (September 17) - MIT, ranked No. 9 in the latest Collegiate Water Polo Association's (CWPA) Division III Top-10, registered two huge wins against Division III No. 2 Whittier, 10-9, in sudden death overtime and Division III No. 5 Redlands, 8-6, to close action at the UC Davis Invitational this weekend. The Engineers also faced off with No. 2 nationally-ranked Southern California and No. 5 nationally-ranked University of the Pacific, but MIT fell by scored of 25-5 and 22-5, respectively.
  • Water Polo Edged By No. 15 Cal Baptist, 15-9, In Davis Invite Opener
    September 15, 2017
    Davis, Calif. (September 15) - In the MIT's first game at the UC Davis Invitational, the Engineers were clipped by the No. 15 nationally-ranked Cal Baptist Lancers, 15-9, on Friday evening in California. Coming into today's game MIT was ranked No. 9 in the latest Division III CWPA poll.
  • Water Polo Runs Win Streak to Three Straight With Sweep of Conn. College
    September 09, 2017
    The MIT water polo team, ranked No. 7 in the latest CWPA Division III National Poll, ran its winning streak to three games following a sweep of Connecticut College on Saturday in the team’s home opener doubleheader.
  • Water Polo Earns First Win Of 2017 Against McKendree At Bruno Classic
    September 03, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 3) - The MIT water polo team earned its first win of the 2017 campaign this afternoon as the Engineers defeated McKendree University in the second of two games played today at the Bruno Classic. In this morning’s contest, MIT fell to Wagner College by a 15-10 final score. 
  • Water Polo Falls To No. 3 Stanford, No. 7 Pepperdine At Bruno Classic
    September 02, 2017
    Cambridge, Mass. (September 2) - The MIT water polo team opened its 2017 at the Bruno Classic where the Engineers faced off with two of the top teams in the country. In game one, No. 7 Pepperdine University defeated MIT, 15-5, and in the night cap No. 3 Stanford University bested MIT, 24-1.
  • Water Polo Releases 2017 Schedule; MIT To Take On 11 Nationally-Ranked Teams
    July 10, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (July 10) – The MIT water polo team has announced its slate of games for the 2017 season, which will feature 23 regular season games that includes ten Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) contests and nine home matches. The Engineers will be under the direction of fourth-year head coach Dave Andriole.
  • Ory Tasman ’16 Set To Compete For USA Water Polo Team at 2017 Maccabiah Games
    July 03, 2017
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (July 3) – Former MIT water polo standout student-athlete Ory Tasman ’16 (Orlando, Fla.) has been chosen to compete for Team USA at the 20th World Maccabi Games, which will take place from July 4 – July 18, 2017 in Israel. Tasman, who is currently the women’s collegiate club water polo coach at the University of Central Florida, will join the USA Water Polo team in his first-ever Maccabiah Games this summer.