2012-13 Santa Clara Women's Water Polo News

  • SCU 1 of Just 2 WCC Schools to Receive NCAA Public Recognition Award Eight Straight Years; 4 Bronco Teams Honored This Year
    June 06, 2013
    Santa Clara University was joined by Gonzaga University as the only two school’s from the West Coast Conference to earn Public Recognition Awards, based on their most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate. The Public Recognition Award was given to 61 schools who placed at least one team on the list each of the past eight years. These awards are given each year to teams with APRs in the top 10 percent plus ties in each sport. In addition, this year four Bronco teams were honored for their APR's: women's tennis, women's outdoor track, women's rowing and women's water polo.
  • Seven California Universities to Form Water Polo Conference
    June 03, 2013
    LOS ANGELES – Seven universities from the state of California have come to agreement to form a new collegiate women’s water polo conference that will begin competition in the spring of 2014. The new league, which will be called the Golden Coast Conference, will feature Azusa Pacific University, California Baptist University, Fresno Pacific University, Loyola Marymount University, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University and University of the Pacific.
  • Julia Peters and Her Build Up To Becoming a Collegiate Athlete
    May 23, 2013
    Initially thinking she would be a basketball player for Santa Clara University (SCU), Julia Peters has become a paramount player on the Bronco's women's water polo team. Peters began swimming a young age, and started playing competitive water polo when she turned eight. Peter's came on stronger than ever this season, leading the Broncos in goals, steals and attempts. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) talked with Peters to find out more about her season and time so far as a Bronco.
  • Norris Reflects on Her Time as a Bronco
    May 09, 2013
    SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- With time ticking toward Summer vacation, seniors find themselves looking forward to graduation, careers, and the ending of the chapter of college life. Senior water polo player, Ali Norris cannot help but hang on to the last few weeks she has as a Bronco because of the amazing experience she has had.
  • Santa Clara Caps Successful 2013 season
    May 02, 2013
    Santa Clara, Calif.- The Santa Clara women’s water polo team finished its 2013 campaign last weekend by finishing third in the Western Water Polo Association Championships hosted at the Sullivan Aquatic Center.
  • Broncos Finish Third in WWPA Conference Tournament
    April 28, 2013
    Santa Clara women's water polo knocked off Colorado State 12-7 Sunday afternoon to finish the WWPA Conference Tournament in third place. UC San Diego toppled LMU in the championship game to finish in the top spot.
  • Broncos Fall to LMU in Close Game In WWPA Semifinals
    April 27, 2013
    In a beautiful afternoon at the Sullivan Aquatic Center, the No. 3 seeded Santa Clara Broncos fell 8-5 to the No. 2 seeded Loyola Marymount Lions in the semifinals of the WWPA Championships.
  • Broncos into WWPA Semifinals
    April 26, 2013
    Behind a dominant start, the Santa Clara women's water polo team defeated Cal St. Monterey Bay 8-5 to advance to the Western Water Polo Association semifinals. The Broncos will play the No. 2 seeded Loyola Marymount Lions at 2 p.m. at the Sullivan Aquatic Center on Saturday.
  • Broncos set to Host WWPA Championships
    April 23, 2013
    After closing out their regular season at Sonoma St. last weekend, the Broncos are ready for postseason play. Santa Clara (14-16 overall, 5-2 WWPA) has earned the No. 3 seed and will host No. 6 seed Cal St. Monterey Bay on Fri., April 26 at 2 pm. Depending on results, Santa Clara will play one game Saturday and Sunday following Frday's action. For all the WWPA matchups and latest results from the weekend, visit Santa Clara's WWPA Tournament Central Page.
  • EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap April 23
    April 23, 2013
    In the April 23 edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson chronicle some of the biggest happenings on the Mission campus including program firsts, individual accomplishments and the never-ending preparation of Bronco student athletes.
  • Five Broncos Named All-Conference in Women's Water Polo
    April 22, 2013
    Five Santa Clara women's water polo players have been selected by conference coaches to the All-Conference WWPA team named on Monday. Freshman Julia Peters (San Jose, Calif./ Presentation) was one of two freshmen to make First-Team WWPA All-Conference, while seniors Stephanie Clements (San Carlos, Calif./ Sacred Heart Prep) and Alison Norris (Saratoga, Calif./ Saratoga) and junior Claire Eadington (Corona Del Mar, Calif./ Corona Del Mar) were named Honorable Mention All-Conference. Elizabeth Anderson (Palo Alto, Calif., Gunn) was named to the WWPA All-Freshman Team.
  • Bronco Polo Prepares for Regular Season Finale
    April 17, 2013
    After taking a weekend off, the Santa Clara women’s water polo team will close out their regular season schedule this weekend at Sonoma St. on Sat., April 20th, at 2 p.m.
  • Water Polo Rebounds; Wins Two in Final Day of The Bronco
    April 07, 2013
    The Broncos rebounded from a winless day one at the Bronco Tournament, winning both games on Sunday. Santa Clara beat Colorado State 11-9 and then defeated Cal State Monterey Bay 12-10 at the Sullivan Aquatic Center on the Santa Clara University campus.
  • Broncos Drop Two Games in Day 1 of The Bronco Tournament
    April 06, 2013
    Santa Clara dropped two games on the first day of The Bronco Tournament, hosted at the Sullivan Aquatic Center. In the first game of the day, LMU got the best of Santa Clara, 8-2. The Broncos lost on a last second goal from Cal State East Bay, falling 9-8 in the afternoon.
  • Broncos set to Host Annual "Bronco"
    April 03, 2013
    Santa Clara (12-13 overall; 5-2 WWPA) will turn their attention to four WWPA Conference Championship tune-ups at “The Bronco.”
  • Broncos Split on St. Patrick's Day; Prepare for Cross-Town Rival No. 10 SJSU
    March 18, 2013
    Looking to build off of its big WWPA win over Sonoma St. a week ago, the Santa Clara women’s water polo team split two games on March 17 at the Sullivan Aquatic Center against non-conference opponents Harvard and Occidental. Santa Clara (11-11 overall; 5-2 WWPA) will now turn its attention to one game this weekend at cross-town rival No. 10 San Jose State.
  • Bronco Women's Water Polo Finish Weekend 3-2; Look Ahead to Sonoma State
    March 05, 2013
    After a busy weekend in Northern California, the Santa Clara women’s water polo team will play only once this upcoming weekend against WWPA foe Sonoma St. on Sat., March 9th at 1 p.m. as they prepare for finals on the Mission campus next week.
  • Eleven Different Broncos Score as Water Polo Sweeps Pair Saturday
    February 23, 2013
    Santa Clara University's women's water polo team enjoyed an impressive day on the offensive end at the Sullivan Aquatic Center, as 11 different players scored during wins over Cal State Monterey Bay and Azusa Pacific. The win over CSMB upped the Broncos' Western Water Polo Association record to 3-2.
  • Stephanie Clements Earns KAP7 WWPA Women’s Player of the Week Honors
    February 20, 2013
    Santa Clara University’s senior goalkeeper Stephanie Clements saved a season-high 11 shots in the Broncos’ 9-8 comeback victory over Cal State East Bay on the road Sunday, earning KAP7 WWPA Women’s Player of the Week honors for Feb. 20.
  • NCAA Water Polo Highlights and Interviews: SCU Rallies for WWPA Victory
    February 19, 2013
    Highlights and interviews with Santa Clara University water polo players Jenny Anderson and Stephanie Clements, talking about the Broncos' 9-8 Western Water Polo Association victory over CS East Bay
  • Jenny Anderson's Late Goal Caps Fourth-Quarter Comeback Win for SCU Polo
    February 17, 2013
    Santa Clara University's women's water polo team rallied from a fourth quarter deficit to beat host Cal State East Bay 9-8 in a key Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) matchup for both schools.
  • SCU Polo Plays Important WWPA Game Sunday at 12 p.m.
    February 13, 2013
    Having already faced seven nationally ranked opponents through 11 games since January 26, the Santa Clara University women's water polo team preps for just one game this weekend.
  • Bronco Water Polo Drops Two Games on Final Day in La Jolla
    February 10, 2013
    The Santa Clara University women's water polo team got off to a slow start in both its games Saturday at the 2013 Triton Invitational and ended up losing to No. 17 Hartwick 11-4 and later in the day to Marist 8-7.
  • Santa Clara Polo Once Again Nearly Upsets a Top-10 Opponent
    February 09, 2013
    For the second time this season, Santa Clara University's women's water polo team gave a serious scare to a top 10 opponent. The Broncos scored four first-quarter goals against the 7th-ranked Aztecs of San Diego State Saturday, before eventually dropping a 12-9 decision in their opening game of the 2013 Triton Invitational.
  • SCU Water Polo Preps for Tough, Physical Games in San Diego
    February 06, 2013
    The Santa Clara University women’s water polo team - receiving votes in the latest national Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 20 Poll - will be squaring off against 7th-ranked San Diego State University Saturday, Feb. 9 at 11:10 a.m. in San Diego.
  • SCU Polo Sweeps in Monterey, Scoring 25 Goals, Winning Twice
    February 02, 2013
    Santa Clara University knew going into its three-game weekend the conference road game with Cal State Monterey Bay was its most important. The Broncos responded by limiting the Otters to six goals, including shutting out the home team in the fourth quarter to post an 8-6 victory.
  • No. 11 Hawaii Tops Santa Clara Women Friday Afternoon
    February 01, 2013
    Eleventh-ranked Hawaii used strong outside shooting and a stout defense to knock off host Santa Clara 16-6 Friday afternoon at the Sullivan Aquatic Center.
  • Bronco Water Polo Home Opener Friday at 3:30 p.m.! Come Out and Support SCU vs. No. 11 Hawaii
    January 31, 2013
    In the wake of an impressive showing last weekend to open the 2013 season, Santa Clara University is receiving votes in the latest top 20 rankings released by the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA).
  • Broncos Win at UCSB; Home-Opener is Friday vs. No. 12 Hawaii
    January 27, 2013
    The Santa Clara University women's water polo team followed up Saturday's impressive start to its 2013 season by knocking off Concordia 11-9 at the UCSB Winter Invite in Santa Barbara on Sunday morning.
  • Santa Clara Nearly Beats No. 8 LMU On Opening Day
    January 26, 2013
    Santa Clara University’s women’s water polo team took 8th-ranked Loyola Marymount to the limit at the 2013 UCSB Winter Invite on Saturday afternoon in Santa Barbara.
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