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SDSU WATER POLO UNABLE TO OVERTAKE LMU AT GCC TOURNEY

 

Aztecs rally to tie game in third quarter, but cannot complete comeback

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April 28, 2018 (Los Angeles) - Third-seeded and 21st-ranked San Diego State found itself trailing after one quarter and battled back to tie the score twice in the third quarter, but could not complete the comeback, ultimately falling to second-seeded and No. 15 Loyola Marymount 10-7 in the semifinal round of the Golden Coast Championship Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles.

BENNETT LEADS SDSU WATER POLO TO 7-6 WIN OVER CBU AT GCC TOURNEY

 

 

Bennett records hat trick, draws nine exclusions

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April 28, 2018 (Los Angeles) - Third-seeded and 21st-ranked San Diego State rallied from a first-quarter deficit, tied the game in the third and received the game-winner from freshman Emily Bennett to defeat sixth-seeded and No. 22 California Baptist, 7-6, Friday morning in the quarterfinal round of the Golden Coast Championship.

SDSU WATER POLO'S HANNAH CARILLO HEADLINES ALL-GCC HONORS

 

Carrillo earns all-conference first-team accolades

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April 24, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo junior driver Hannah Carrillo earned first-team all-Golden Coast Conference recognition, the league announced on Tuesday morning. Carrillo headlines a group of three Aztecs (Carrillo, Emily Bennett, Maura Cantoni) who were honored by the GCC head coaches.

T-NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO EARNS 6-5 WIN AT SANTA CLARA

 

 

Aztecs finish GCC action with 5-2 record S

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April 14, 2018 (Santa Clara) - T-No. 21 San Diego State earned a 6-5 win at Santa Clara to close out the Golden Coast regular season on Saturday afternoon in Northern California. The Aztecs improved to 13-14 overall and 5-2 in the GCC, while the Broncos fell to 11-16 (1-6 GCC).

SENIORS CARRY NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO TO 11-9 WIN OVER FRESNO STATE

 

 

Aztecs defeat Fresno State in final home game of the season

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April 8, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State’s senior class helped carry the 21st-ranked Aztecs to an 11-9 home win over Fresno State on Senior Day at Aztec Aquaplex. The victory bumped SDSU’s record to 12-13 and 4-1 in the Golden Coast Conference, while the loss dropped the Bulldogs to 5-15 (2-3 GCC).

NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO DOWNS NO. 23 CALIFORNIA BAPTIST 3-2

 

 

Aztecs move to 3-1 in the GCC with the victory

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April 5, 2018 (San Diego) - No. 21 San Diego State withstood a late push by No. 23 California Baptist, but ultimately prevailed, 3-2, Thursday afternoon at Aztec Aquaplex. The win propelled SDSU to 11-13 overall and 3-1 in the Golden Coast, while the Lancers fell to 14-14 (2-2 GCC).

NO. 21 AZTEC WATER POLO FALLS TO T-NO. 1 CALIFORNIA 15-7

 

SDSU drops a non-league game in Morro Bay

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March 28, 2018 (Morro Bay, Calif.) - The No. 21 San Diego State water polo team fell to T-No. 1 California, 15-7, Wednesday night at the Morro Bay High School Aquatic Center in Morro Bay, Calif. The Aztecs dropped to 10-13 on the season with the loss, while the Bears improved to 16-3.

NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO CRUISES TO HOME WIN OVER CS MONTEREY BAY

 

Aztecs win second straight; improve to 10-12

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March 24, 2018 (San Diego) - No. 21 San Diego State cruised to a 12-2 home victory over Cal State Monterey Bay on Saturday evening at a partly sunny Aztec Aquaplex. SDSU’s second straight win improved the Aztecs’ record to 10-12, while the Otters fell to 4-15.

T-NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO DEFEATS BUCKNELL 11-7

 

Aztec freshman Emily Bennett (below) scores career-high six goals

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March 11, 2018 (San Diego) - T-No. 21 San Diego State wrapped up the Aztec Invitational on a positive note Sunday after knocking off Bucknell by an 11-7 count at Aztec Aquaplex. With the victory, SDSU finishes the weekend with a 3-1 record, improving to 8-10 overall, while the Bison slip to an identical 8-10 mark on the year.

T-NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO STUMBLES VS. NO. 5 HAWAII

 

Aztecs’ modest two-game winning streak halted

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March 11, 2018 (San Diego) - T-No. 21 San Diego State dropped a 15-5 decision on a breezy and partly sunny Sunday afternoon to fifth-ranked Hawai’i at Aztec Aquaplex. The Aztecs fall to 7-10 on the season and the Rainbow Wahine improve to 16-3.

T-NO. 21 SDSU WATER POLO BEATS SONOMA STATE 15-3

 

Aztecs finish Saturday of Aztec Invitational 2-0

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March 10, 2018 (San Diego) - T-No. 21 San Diego State capped off Saturday at the Aztec Invitational with a season-high 15 goals in a 15-3 victory over Sonoma State on Saturday. SDSU improves to 7-9 on the season, while Sonoma State drops to 4-14. 

NO. 14 SDSU WATER POLO DROPS OT HEARTBREAKER TO T-NO. 19 CSUN

 

Aztecs force overtime, but fall to Matadors 10-9

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February 25, 2018 (Newport Beach, Calif.) - No. 14 San Diego State put together a second-half rally to force overtime, but could not complete the comeback, falling to T-No. 19 CSUN 10-9 Sunday morning at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational.

NO. 14 SDSU WATER POLO DROPS OPENING GAME AT KALBUS INVITE TO NO. 5 UH

 

Aztecs fall to Rainbow Wahine 13-4

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February 23, 2018 (Irvine) - No. 14 San Diego State got behind early and was unable to rally in a 13-4 loss to fifth-ranked Hawai’i at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational Friday afternoon at Anteater Aquatics Center. The defeat sends SDSU to 5-5 on the year, while the Rainbow Wahine moved to 8-1.

T-NO. 14 WATER POLO DOWNS TORONTO IN EXHIBITION 13-6

 

Aztecs complete trip to Orange County with two wins

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February 17, 2018 (Newport Coast, Calif.) - T-No. 14 San Diego State, which earlier in the day defeated Concordia in its Golden Coast opener, completed its trip to Orange County with a 13-6 exhibition win over the University of Toronto at Sage Hill School in Newport Coast.

T-NO. 14 WATER POLO WINS GCC OPENER VS. CONCORDIA 12-5

 

Aztecs improve to 27-0 all-time in GCC play

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February 17, 2018 (Irvine) - T-No. 14 San Diego State opened its fourth-straight Golden Coast Conference regular-season title defense with a 12-5 road victory at Concordia on Friday afternoon. The decision moved the Aztecs to 5-4 (1-0 GCC) on the season, while the Eagles fell to 3-2 (0-1 GCC).

SDSU WATER POLO'S STRONG SECOND HALF FUELS 8-5 WIN OVER NO. 23 CSUN

 

Carrillo scores three times in win over Matadors

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February 11, 2018 (San Diego) - No. 18 San Diego State used a second-half surge to defeat 23rd-ranked CSUN, 8-5, Sunday morning at the Triton Invitational at nearby UC San Diego. The Aztecs secured a spot in the fifth-place game and moved to 4-3 with the result. CSUN, meanwhile, dropped to 5-4.

NO. 18 SDSU WATER POLO FALLS TO T-NO. 2 USC

 

Aztecs drop 14-2 decision in second game of Triton Invitational

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February 10, 2018 (San Diego) - No. 18 San Diego State trailed early and never recovered Saturday afternoon in a 14-2 loss to T-No. 2 USC at the Triton Invitational at nearby UC San Diego. The defeat evened the Aztecs’ record to 3-3 and the Women of Troy moved to 5-0.

NO. 18 SDSU WATER POLO DEFEATS T-NO. 13 UC SANTA BARBARA 7-4

 

Aztecs move to 3-2 on the season in first game of UCSD tourney

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February 10, 2018 (San Diego) - No. 18 San Diego State opened the Triton Invitational at nearby UC San Diego with a convincing 7-4 victory over T-No. 13 UC Santa Barbara on Saturday morning. The win moved the Aztecs to 3-2 on the season, while the Gauchos fell to 6-4.

T-NO. 13 SDSU WATER POLO WINS IN OT AT T-NO. 25 BROWN

 

Carrillo scores game-winner

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February 4, 2018 (Providence) - T-No. 13 San Diego State rallied from an early two-goal deficit to defeat T-No. 25 Brown in its home pool in overtime, 5-4, to wrap up Bruno Classic action in Providence, R.I. The Aztecs leave the east coast with a 2-2 record, while the Bears fall to 2-4.

T-NO.13 SDSU WATER POLO UPSET BY NO. 18 HARTWICK

Aztecs fall behind early, cannot recover

 

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February 4, 2018 (Providence) - T-No. 13 San Diego State fell behind 18th-ranked Hartwick early and could not dig itself out of the hole, falling to the Hawks, 14-6, Sunday morning at the Bruno Classic. The Aztecs fell to 1-2 on the season, while Hartwick watched its record improve to 5-2.

SDSU WATER POLO: CRAWFORD EARNS SANDY NITTA AWARD FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

 

Head coach earns award for Pacific Southwest Zone

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January 30, 2018 (San Diego) - San Diego State water polo head coach Carin Crawford has earned the Sandy Nitta Distinguished Coaching Award for the Pacific Southwest Zone, USA Water Polo announced last week. It is the second straight year in which Crawford has won the award.

GIRLS WATER POLO: MONARCHS HELD TO ONE GOAL FOR THREE QUARTERS AS VAQUEROS EARN FIRST WIN IN GROSSMONT LEAGUE PLAY

 

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January 17, 2018 (Spring Valley) - For the first high school coverage of the new year, ECM traveled to Spring Valley, where the Vaqueros of El Capitan saw the Monte Vista Monarchs in the pool.  The lady Monarchs have a rough start to the season, going 2-4 overall and winless in league (0-2).  The Vaqueros are doing a little better; 6-5 overall but also winless (0-2) in league.

SANTEE LOCAL NAMED TO U.S. MEN'S WATER POLO TEAM

 

By Liz Alper

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June 17, 2016 (San Diego's East County) - Alex Bowen, a native of Santee who graduated from Stanford University last year, has been one of 14 athletes named to the U.S. Men's Water Polo team at the FINA League Super Final in Huizhou, China, KNSD reports.

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH KELLY CAMPOLI

 
East County Magazine Catches Up With Goalie of SDSU Women’s Water Polo Team
 
By Ryan Schuler
 
March 20, 2012 (San Diego)--San Diego State senior goalie Kelly Campoli is no stranger to individual awards. As a three-time team Most Valuable Player and All-CIF selection coming out of El Toro High School in Lake Forest, Calif., expectations were high for Campoli as she continued her water polo career at SDSU.