2014 Men's Water Polo Schedule
February 25, 2015
13 Members of the Men’s Water Polo Team Tabbed as CWPA Scholar-Athletes
Thirteen members of the Harvard men's water polo team were named to the Collegiate Water Polo Association Scholar-Athlete team for the 2014 season. The Crimson also was ranked fourth among CWPA teams with a 3.407 team grade-point average.
February 25, 2015
Eight Men's Water Polo Student-Athletes named to ACWPC All-Academic List
The Harvard men's water polo team posted the fourth-best grade point average in the nation in 2014, while nine members of the squad garnered All-Academic honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.
February 24, 2015
Senior Perspective: Men's Water Polo
February 4, 2015
Joey Colton Named ACWPC All-American
Sophomore Joey Colton was named a 2014 ACWPC All-American honorable mention, Monday, according to the association.
December 23, 2014
Ivy League Announces Fall 2014 Academic All-Ivy Team
The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard – who have been named to the fall 2014 Academic All-Ivy League team.
December 16, 2014
Harvard Athletics - Fall 2014 Highlights
December 10, 2014
2014 Season Recap: Men's Water Polo
December 9, 2014
Men's Water Polo Holds Annual Awards Banquet
The Harvard men's water polo team wrapped up the 2014 season with its annual award banquet Monday night inside the Downtown Harvard Club.
November 23, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Ends 2014 With Victory Over George Washington
In its final game of the 2014 season, No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo defeated George Washington Sunday morning in Annapolis, Maryland, at the CWPA Eastern Championships to take seventh place. CWPA All-Northern first team selection Ben Zepfel’s five goals led the way for the Crimson.
November 22, 2014
No. 18 Men's Water Polo Falls to Johns Hopkins, 10-5
The No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo team took on Johns Hopkins Saturday at the CWPA Eastern Championships from Annapolis, Maryland and fell 10-5.
November 21, 2014
Five Men’s Water Polo Players Named to the CWPA All-Northern Team
The CWPA selected five Harvard men’s water polo players to All-Northern Division teams.
November 21, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Upset By No. 20 Navy, 15-10
The No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo team fell to No. 20 Navy, 15-10, in a CWPA Eastern Championship second round game in Annapolis, Maryland.
November 18, 2014
No. 18 Men's Water Polo Prepared for CWPA Eastern Championship
After a week off, No. 18 Harvard men's water polo is set to compete for the CWPA Eastern Championship, hosted by Navy. The Crimson's first game is Friday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. Harvard will face the winner of Navy and Iona, who play earlier in the afternoon at 12:40 p.m.
November 12, 2014
Blake Lee Named CWPA Co-Player of the Week
Junior Blake Lee was named the CWPA Co-Player of the Week, with Connecticut College’s Nick DiLeo. Lee earned his first Player of the Week award after leading the Crimson to a second place finish at the CWPA Northern Championship this past weekend.
November 9, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Falls Just Short of Northern Championship
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo battled with No. 11 Brown Sunday at MIT’s Zesiger Pool for the CWPA Northern Division Championship, falling to the top-seeded Bears, 9-6.
November 8, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Defeats MIT and Upsets No. 17 St. Francis, Advances to CWPA Northern Championship Game
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo picked up two wins at the CWPA Northern Division championship tournament today in Zesiger Pool, beating MIT 14-8 and upsetting No. 17 St. Francis, 11-10, in overtime.
November 7, 2014
Chiapello Claims Third Consecutive CWPA Rookie of the Week Award
tandout freshman Colin Chiapello was named the CWPA Rookie of the Week for the week of Nov. 3, his third consecutive award and fourth overall. In the final three games of the season, Chiapello found the back of the net seven times, tallied four assists and added eight steals. He has scored at least one goal and notched one assist in last six matches, helping the Crimson finish the season 5-1 to close out the season.
November 7, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Set to Compete for CWPA Northern Division Championship
No. 19 Harvard men's water polo closed the 2014 regular season last week and now enters the CWPA Northern Division Championship tournament as the No. 6-seed after finishing with a record of 19-7 and a 7-4 mark in the division. The Crimson will take on hosts MIT on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 12:30 p.m. in an opening round match up.
November 5, 2014
Woolway and Chiapello Earn CWPA Awards for The Week of October 27
Junior Colin Woolway and freshman Colin Chiapello garnered praise from the CWPA for their performances in the Crimson’s home stand against MIT and Connecticut College, on Saturday, Oct. 25.
November 2, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Bookends 2014 With Pair of Wins
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo (19-7, 7-4) closed the the regular season with two road victories in the CWPA Northern Division. The Crimson faced off against Fordham (13-15, 4-8) early Sunday morning, winning 11-7. Harvard the made the short trip to Iona (6-16, 5-7), defeating the Gales 11-9.
November 1, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Drops, 19-16, Thriller to No. 17 St. Francis
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo (17-7, 5-4) opened its final road trip of 2014 with a 19-16 overtime loss to No. 17 St. Francis (11-9, 9-1).
October 30, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Set for New York Road Trip
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo closes the regular season on the road this weekend against three teams from New York state. The trip opens on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. against No. 17 St. Francis. Sunday will see the Crimson faceoff against Fordham at 11 a.m. and Iona at 4 p.m.
October 25, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Sweeps Doubleheader at Blodgett Pool
No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo was strong Saturday afternoon, winning two CWPA Northern Division match ups in Blodgett Pool. In the first game of the day, Harvard defeated MIT, 12-7, and closed the doubleheader with a 19-8 victory over Connecticut College.
October 25, 2014
Game Recap: No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Sweeps Doubleheader at Blodgett Pool
No. 18 Harvard men's water polo was strong Saturday afternoon, winning two CWPA Northern Division match ups in Blodgett Pool. In the first game of the day, Harvard defeated MIT, 12-7, and closed the doubleheader with a 19-8 victory over Connecticut College.
October 24, 2014
Woolway Named CWPA Defensive Player of the Week
Junior goalie Colin Woolway has been named the CWPA Defensive Player of the Week for his performance at last week’s Ivy Championship tournament. Junior Blake Lee was also named to the CWPA Player of the Week Honor Roll.
October 23, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Set to Make Final Homestand
No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo will host two CWPA Northern Division opponents Saturday, Oct. 25 at Blodgett Pool. Harvard opens the doubleheader against MIT at 11 a.m. and finishes the day with a match up against Connecticut College at 3 p.m.
October 19, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Finishes Third at Ivy Championships With 15-11 Win Over Dartmouth
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo defeated Dartmouth 15-11 in Providence, Rhode Island, finishing in third place at the Ancient Eight Championship.
October 19, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Drops Triple Overtime Nail-Biter to No. 13 Brown
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo battled it out with No. 13 Brown in a Ivy League Championship tournament semifinal game, but fell in three overtimes, 14-13. Blake Lee led the way offensively for the Crimson with six goals, while Joey Colton accounted for seven total goals with four scores of his own and three assists.
October 17, 2014
No. 19 Men’s Water Polo Meets No. 15 Brown in Ivy League Championship Semi-Final Game
No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo travels to Providence, Rhode Island, this weekend to compete in the Ivy League Championship tournament . The Crimson’s first match is against No. 15 Brown, Sunday, Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m.
October 15, 2014
No. 19 Men's Water Polo Victorious over MIT, 12-10
The No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo team (14-5, 3-3) was on the road for a midweek clash against MIT (8-10, 3-3) and came away victorious. Though the Crimson would never lead by more than two goals and after four tightly contested quarters, the squad defeated the Engineers, 12-10.
October 14, 2014
No. 16 Men’s Water Polo Visits MIT for Midweek Matchup
No. 16 Harvard men’s water polo return to action tomorrow, October 15, against cross-town rival MIT at 7:30 p.m. in Alumni Pool.
October 12, 2014
Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame Welcomes 11 New Members
On Friday, Oct. 10, Harvard Athletics recognized 11 new members inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame at a dinner and ceremony held at the Harvard Club of Boston. Below is a brief recap of each inductee’s accomplishments during their respective Harvard careers.
October 11, 2014
No. 16 Men's Water Polo Falls To No. 13 Brown, Defeats Connecticut College
No. 16 men’s water polo was on the road for two games Saturday, falling to No. 13 Brown, 19-11, and bouncing back with a 22-14 win over Connecticut College.
October 11, 2014
No. 16 Men’s Water Polo Sweeps CWPA Weekly Awards
No. 16 men’s water polo’s successful California road trip was recognized by the CWPA this week as all three weekly awards went to Crimson players.
October 9, 2014
No. 16 Men’s Water Polo Looks To Extend Win Streak, Visits Brown and Connecticut College
No. 16 Harvard men’s water polo will head back on the road with two CWPA Northern division battles against Brown and Connecticut College. The Crimson takes on the Bears Saturday, Oct. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Moran Coleman Aquatics Center and Connecticut College at 8:30 p.m. at Lott Natatorium.
October 5, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Finishes Gary Troyer Invitational Undefeated
No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo picked up two more wins Saturday, defeating Cal Lutheran 14-9 and Redlands 12-10.
October 5, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Upsets No. 16 Whittier, 11-10
No. 18 Harvard men's water polo ended its California tour with a tight 11-10 upset victory over No. 16 Whittier. Blake Lee led the way for the Crimson offense with four goals while Colin Woolway tallied nine saves in goal.
October 3, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Starts Weekend Strong
No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo opened its California road trip yesterday with wins over Concordia, 15-7 and Pomona-Pitzer, 7-3. The Crimson was stellar on both side of the ball, scoring 22 goals, while only allowing 10. Harvard was led by a trio of experienced players in Ben Zepfel, Viktor Wrobel and Joey Colton, scoring 16 goals in total.
October 2, 2014
No. 18 Men’s Water Polo Heads West For Five-Game Road Trip
No. 18 Harvard men’s water polo is back on the road this weekend for five matches in California. Friday, Oct. 3, the Crimson will take on Concordia-Irvine at 2 p.m. PST and Pamona-Pitzer at 6 p.m. PST in the first day of Gary Troyer Memorial Invitational play. Saturday, Oct. 4, Harvard will face off against Cal Lutheran at 10 a.m. PST and Redlands at 6:20 p.m. PST in the final day of Gary Troyer Memorial Invitational play. Harvard wraps up its road trip against Whittier Sunday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. PST.
September 28, 2014
Men's Water Polo Splits Saturday Contests
The Harvard men’s water polo team played two CWPA Northern matches today at Blodgett Pool. In the first game Harvard defeated Fordham, 10-8, and in the second game the Crimson fell, 13-8, against No. 14 Brown. Ben Zepfel and Joey Colton led the way for the Crimson attack on the day.
September 28, 2014
Highlights: Men's Water Polo vs Fordham and Brown
Harvard water polo defeated Fordham and fell to No. 14 Brown - September 28, 2014
September 27, 2014
Men's Water Polo Falls to St. Francis, Rebounds with Win over Iona
Playing in the comforts of home for the first time this season, the Harvard men’s water polo team split a pair of CWPA Northern Division contests at Blodgett Pool, falling first to St. Francis, 12-8, before dominating Iona in the nightcap, 10-4.
September 27, 2014
Highlights: Men's Water Polo Downs Iona, 10-4
September 25, 2014
Men's Water Polo To Make 2014 Home Debut
The No. 16 Harvard men's water polo team is set for the first home stand of 2014, taking on four CWPA Northern Division opponents at Blodgett Pool this weekend. The Crimson will take on St. Francis at 1 p.m. and Iona at 7 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27. On Sunday Sept. 28, Harvard will face off against Fordham at 10 a.m. and Brown at 5:30 p.m.
September 22, 2014
Behind the Crimson: Men's Water Polo
September 18, 2014
The Crimson Vaults Four Spots to No. 14 in CWPA Poll
The Harvard men’s water polo team has moved to No. 14 in the most recent CWPA poll.
September 17, 2014
Three Crimson Players Receive CWPA Weekly Honors
Harvard men’s water polo players Joey Colton, Harry Tafur and Colin Woolway all received CWPA Northern Division weekly honors Tuesday. The Crimson finished 2-2 over the weekend at the Bruno Fall Classic with wins over division opponent Connecticut College and then No. 14-ranked Navy.
September 14, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Bounces Back With Two Wins
The No. 18 Harvard men's water polo team completed day two of the Bruno Fall Classic with two victories. In the first match of the day the Crimson pushed its win streak against Connecticut College to 21 games, and in the second match of the day, Harvard battled No. 16 Navy in a match that was decided in the fourth quarter.
September 13, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Drops Two In Bruno Fall Classic Double-Header
The No. 18 Harvard men's water polo completed day one of the Bruno Fall Classic with two loses. In the first match of the day the Crimson fell late to Santa Clara and in the second match of the day against No. 8 UC-Irvine jumped out early to defeat Harvard.
September 11, 2014
Men's Water Polo to Compete in Bruno Fall Classic
After opening the season with three wins, the Harvard men’s water polo team will travel to Providence, R.I. to play in the Bruno Fall Classic hosted by Brown. The Crimson will play four matches over two days this weekend, taking on Santa Clara and UC-Irvine Saturday, then Navy and conference opponent Connecticut College Sunday.
September 10, 2014
Joey Colton and Colin Chiapello Earn CWPA Weekly Honors
After a strong start to the season, the Harvard men’s water polo team received two CWPA weekly awards. Colin Chiapello and Joey Colton earned recognition for their play at last weekend’s Princeton Invitational lifting the Crimson to no. 18 in the CWPA Polls. Chiapello was named the CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the week. He scored six goals in three matches last weekend for the Crimson; including three against Diablo Valley College in his collegiate debut.
September 6, 2014
Men's Water Polo Opens Season with 11-7 Victory over Diablo Valley
After a slow start, finding itself down 1-0 after the first quarter, the Harvard men’s water polo team took care of Diablo Valley College, 11-7, on the first day of the Princeton Invitational. Due to lightning in the area, play the rest of the day was suspended until Sunday, but not before the Crimson kicked off its season in the win column.
September 6, 2014
Crimson Finishes Weekend Undefeated at the Princeton Invitational
The Harvard men's water polo finished the opening weekend undefeated at the Princeton Invitational. After beating Diablo Valley College, 11-7, on Saturday, the Crimson defeated Bucknell and George Washington Sunday.
September 4, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Kicks Off Season at the Princeton Invitational
The No. 19 Harvard men’s water polo team, under the guidance of The Friends of Harvard Water Polo Head Coach Ted Minnis, is set to open the season on the road at the Princeton Invitational this weekend. The Crimson will face off against Diablo Valley College and Bucknell on Saturday, and Johns Hopkins, who is No. 3 in the Division III polls, on Sunday.
September 3, 2014
2014 Harvard Men's Water Polo Season Preview
The Friends of Harvard Water Polo Head Coach Ted Minnis previews the upcoming season.
August 25, 2014
Welcome to the New GoCrimson.com!
July 28, 2014
Harvard Athletics Season in Review - Fall 2013
July 2, 2014
Blodgett Pool Undergoes Renovations
Blodgett Pool, home of Harvard men's and women's water polo and swimming and diving teams, is undergoing renovations this summer. Aside from regular upkeep, Blodgett is getting an overhaul of the entire pool shell.
June 18, 2014
Harvard Water Polo Welcomes Cassie Churnside as Assistant Coach
Harvard water polo coach Ted Minnis has announced the hiring of Cassie Churnside to the men's and women's coaching staff. Churnside comes to Cambridge from the SET Water Polo Club in Irvine, Calif., where she was the head coach of SET 16U and the assistant coach of SET 18U.
June 12, 2014
Men's Water Polo Releases 2014 Schedule
The 2014 Harvard men's water polo schedule, which features six home games on the Ivy League Digital Network, has been released. The Crimson plays tournaments at Brown, Princeton and in Pomona, Calif., along with its usual CWPA schedule and the Ivy Championships in preparation for the CWPA Northern and Eastern tournaments.