2014 Brown Men's Water Polo News

December 18, 2014
Video: Men's Water Polo Featured in CWPA Highlights
Brown University men’s water polo enjoyed a historic season in 2014, winning its first Collegiate Water Polo Association title since 1985 and earning a berth in the NCAA Championship for the first time since 1990.

December 3, 2014
Men’s Water Polo’s Gallas, Weiser, Murvitz-Lahav Earn CWPA Weekly Honors
Brown men’s water polo’s Matty Gallas, Luke Weiser, and Yahel Murvitz-Lahav have earned CWPA Northern Division Player of the Week, Defensive Player of the Week, and Rookie of the Week honors respectively, the Collegiate Water Polo Association announced on Wednesday.

November 29, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Falls to UC San Diego in NCAA Tournament, 12-7
Brown University men’s water polo remain within 7-6 at halftime, but UC San Diego outscored Brown 5-1 in the second half to take a 12-7 win in a play-in game of the National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship at Canyonview Pool on Saturday evening.

November 28, 2014
Men’s Water Polo’s Fox, Weiser Collect CWPA Weekly Honors
Brown University men’s water polo senior Henry Fox has earned CWPA Northern Division Player of the Week honors, and sophomore goalie has gained Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week accolades, the Collegiate Water Polo Association announced on Friday.

November 28, 2014
Follow, Watch Brown Men’s Water Polo at the NCAA Tournament
Fans can follow Brown University men’s water polo’s NCAA play-in game at UC San Diego on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. pacific time via a live stream, thanks to GoLive Polo, LLC, and through Twitter updates at @Brownwaterpolo.

November 26, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Set for NCAA Tournament
Brown University men’s water polo will play its first game in the NCAA tournament since 1990 when the fifth-seeded Bears play at No. 4 seed UC San Diego on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. PST in a play-in game for the National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship at Canyonview Pool in La Jolla, Calif.

November 24, 2014
Men’s Water Polo to Play at UC San Diego in NCAA Play-In Game
Brown University men’s water polo has earned the fifth seed in the National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championship and will play at fourth-seeded UC San Diego in a play-in game on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. pacific time, the NCAA has announced.

November 23, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Claims CWPA Title, NCAA Bid with 7-6 Win over Princeton
Senior Henry Fox scored three goals, and junior Will Klein netted the game-winning goal with 2:20 left as Brown University men’s water polo beat Princeton, 7-6, to win its first CWPA title since 1985 and earn its first NCAA bid since 1990.

November 22, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Tops St. Francis, 10-7, Advances to CWPA Title Game
Senior Henry Fox scored four goals for the second time in as many games to lead top-seeded Brown University men’s water polo past fifth-seeded St. Francis Brooklyn, 10-7, in the semifinals of the CWPA Championship at Navy’s Lejeune Hall on Saturday evening.

November 21, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Beats George Washington in CWPA Quarterfinals, 22-11
Seniors Nick Deaver and Henry Fox and sophomores Jake Wyatt and Luke Irwin each scored at least three goals as top-seeded Brown University men’s water polo beat eighth-seeded George Washington University, 22-11, in the quarterfinals of the CWPA Championship on Friday afternoon.

November 21, 2014
Men’s Water Polo’s Mercado Earns Coach of the Year, Three Bears Gain All-North Honors
Brown University men’s water polo head coach Felix Mercado has earned CWPA Northern Division Coach of the Year honors while seniors Henry Fox and Nick Deaver and junior Will Klein have gained All-North accolades, the Collegiate Water Polo Association announced on Friday.

November 16, 2014
Men’s Water Polo’s Kirchberg, Weiser Earn CWPA Weekly Honors
Brown University men’s water polo freshman Tyler Kirchberg and sophomore Luke Weiser have earned CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week honors respectively, the CWPA announced on Monday.

November 9, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Captures CWPA Northern Division Title, Beats Harvard 9-6
Top-seeded and No. 11-ranked Brown University men’s water polo beat third-seeded and No. 19-ranked Harvard University, 9-6, in the CWPA Northern Division Championship Game on Sunday afternoon at MIT’s Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center/Alumni Pool.

November 8, 2014
Men’s Water Polo Advances to CWPA Northern Division Title Game
Top-seeded Brown University men’s water polo defeated Fordham University, 13-3, on Saturday afternoon at MIT’s Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center/Alumni Pool to advance to the title game of the CWPA North Division Championship.

November 7, 2014
Weiser Earns CWPA Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week
Sophomore goalie Luke Weiser has earned Northern Division Defensive Player of the Week honors from the Collegiate Water Polo Association, the CWPA announced on Friday.

November 2, 2014
No. 13 Men’s Water Polo Wins Twice More to Close Regular Season
No. 13 Brown University men’s water polo took an 11-8 win over No. 17 St. Francis Brooklyn and rallied for a 10-8 overtime victory at Fordham University at the SFC Aquatic Center and the Messmore Aquatic Center respectively on Sunday.

November 1, 2014
Deaver, Fox Lead No. 13 Men’s Water Polo to 14-8 Win over Iona
Seniors Nick Deaver and Henry Fox each netted four goals to help lead No. 13 Brown University men’s water polo past Iona College, 14-8, at the Hynes Athletic Center on Saturday afternoon.

October 29, 2014
No. 13 Men’s Water Polo Beats Conn. College on Senior Night, 17-7
No. 13 Brown University men’s water polo placed 12 different student-athletes in the scoring column as the hosts beat Connecticut College, 17-7, on Senior Night at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center on Wednesday.

October 26, 2014
No. 14 Men’s Water Polo Wins Twice on Final Day at “The Rodeo”
No. 14 Brown University men’s water polo topped Fresno Pacific University, 12-7, and bested No. 13 Air Force, 18-13, at the third and final day of the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational at the Sullivan Aquatic Center on Sunday.

October 25, 2014
Men's Water Polo Beats UC Davis, 12-11, Falls to Santa Clara, 12-7
Senior Henry Fox scored five goals, and sophomore Jake Wyatt netted the game-winner with two seconds left as No. 14 Brown University men’s water polo beat No. 12 UC Davis, 12-11, in day two at “The Rodeo” on Saturday at the Sullivan Aquatic Center.

October 24, 2014
Fox, Gallas Lead Men's Water Polo Past Cal Baptist, 15-10
Senior Henry Fox and junior Matty Gallas each scored five goals as No. 14 Brown University men’s water polo defeated No. 19 California Baptists University, 15-10, on the first day of the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational on Friday night at the Sullivan Aquatic Center.

October 19, 2014
No. 15 Men's Water Polo Finishes Second at Ivy Championships
No. 15 Brown University men’s water polo topped No. 10 Harvard University, 15-14, in overtime in the semifinals but fell to No. 9 Princeton University, 9-7, in the title game at the Ivy Championships at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center on Sunday.

October 12, 2014
No. 13 Men's Water Polo Beats Connecticut College, 14-1
Sophomore Warren Smith scored three goals as No. 13 Brown University men’s water polo defeated host Connecticut College, 14-1, at the Lott Natatorium on Sunday afternoon.

October 11, 2014
No. 13 Men’s Water Polo Tops No. 16 Harvard, Falls to MIT
No. 13 Brown University men’s water polo beat No. 16 Harvard, 19-11, behind five goals from senior Nick Deaver after falling to MIT, 11-9, on Saturday at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center.

October 2, 2014
Deaver, Murvitz-Lahav Garner CWPA Weekly Accolades
Senior Nick Deaver and sophomore Yahel Murvitz-Lahav have earned Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division Player of the Week and Rookie of the week honors respectively after leading Brown men’s water polo to wins over Harvard and MIT, the CWPA announced on Thursday.

September 28, 2014
Men's Water Polo Sweeps MIT and Harvard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Brown men’s water polo team improved to 5-0 in CWPA North Division play with convincing victories over MIT and Harvard on Sunday.

September 25, 2014
Fox, Murvitz-Lahav Earn CWPA Weekly Honors
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. – After leading the Bears to a 3-0 start in conference play this past weekend, Henry Fox (Mercer Island, Wash.) earned CWPA Northern Division Player of the Week honors in an announcement made by the Collegiate Water Polo Association on Thursday.

September 21, 2014
Men's Water Polo Posts Three Home Wins This Weekend
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men’s water polo squad nabbed three victories this weekend over CWPA North Division foes, Iona, Fordham, and St. Francis at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center.

September 14, 2014
Fox and Irwin Lead Men's Water Polo Over Conn. College and MIT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The final day of the 2014 Bruno Fall Classic saw the Brown men’s water polo team grab two victories over local foes, Connecticut College and MIT, at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center on Sunday.

September 13, 2014
Men's Water Polo Drops Pair to UC Irvine and Navy
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men’s water polo team got four goals on the day from Henry Fox, but it wasn’t enough as the Bears dropped contests to UC Irvine and Navy at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center.

September 12, 2014
Men's Water Polo Splits in Day One Action of the Bruno Fall Classic
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown men’s water polo team split both contests in day one action of the 2014 Bruno Fall Classic at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center.

September 10, 2014
Klein Tabbed as CWPA Northern Division Player of the Week
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – For the second time in his career, Will Klein of the Brown men’s water polo team secured CWPA Northern Division Player of the Week honors in an announcement made by the Collegiate Water Polo Association on Wednesday.

September 7, 2014
Men's Water Polo Sweeps Day Two of the Princeton Invitational
The Bears defeated Bucknell and Johns Hopkins on Sunday.

September 6, 2014
Men's Water Polo Opens With 13-11 Triumph Over Diablo Valley
PRINCETON, N.J. – The Brown men’s water polo team opened its 2014 season with a 13-11 triumph over Diablo Valley College at the Princeton Invitational on Saturday.