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Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo

No. 9 Men’s Water Polo Has Big Weekend at Princeton Invite

No. 12 Harvard men’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 NWPC) took home three wins this weekend in Princeton, N.J., at the annual Princeton Invite.

Winding Up
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Winding Up

Junior attacker Dennis Blyashov winds up for a shot. The second contest of the weekend took place at eight o’clock in the morning, but the Crimson attack appeared unfazed by the early start time. Blyashov and sophomore attacker Alex Tsotadze both tallied four goals, and sophomore attacker Michael Sonsini poured in a pair while Hodge had two assists.

The Splash Zone
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The Splash Zone

Sophomore goalie Noah Hodge defends a shot from close range. Harvard’s defense held strong in the close victory against UC San Diego, and Hodge, who was named NWPC Defensive Player of the Week last week, recorded an assist to go along with ten saves against the Tritons.

Unleash It
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Chasing Championships: Men's Water Polo vs. Princeton, Heartbreak of the Year

So it was all the more heartbreaking when, after skirting past Brown, 11-10, Harvard fell to Princeton in the NEWPC championship, 12-10.

Unleash It
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Unleash It

The Crimson was just one win away from the NCAA tourney as the CWPA representative.

Nine of 10
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Nine of 10

In the middle stretch of the season, the Crimson went on a hot streak and won nine out of ten games.

Nine of 10
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Men's Water Polo Caps Season with Deep Postseason Run

Harvard (22-8, 10-2 NWPC) capped off yet another successful season with a deep run in conference tournament play. Ultimately, the run concluded with a defeat to Princeton 12-10 in the NWPC championship game.

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New Coast, Same Results for Crimson Co-Captain Austin Sechrest

For Sechrest, now a junior co-captain for the Crimson, post-victory celebrations are both a welcome and frequent part of his water polo career. Whether the enthusiasm comes from getting into Harvard or tossing the ball into the net during a high-stakes game, success has never had any trouble finding the former Capistrano Valley Cougar.

Youth Movement
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Youth Movement

Junior co-captains Austin Sechrest and Bennie Seybold have led the team to a 19-7 record thus far in 2018.

Eyes Wide
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Eyes Wide

In the last home games of the season, the men's water polo team will take on Iona and St. Francis.

Eyes Wide
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Water Polo Battles in Final Home Games of the Season

As October comes to a close, the men’s water polo team enters the final stretch of the 2018 season with two weekend matches against St. Francis (N.Y.) and Iona. This Saturday’s doubleheader comes after a 2-1 finish during its West Coast road trip at the Julian Fraser Memorial tournament in Santa Clara, Calif.

Water Boys
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Men's Water Polo Comes Away with Two of Three from Invite

For the second straight day, the Harvard men’s water polo team found itself locked in a tight battle against another ranked team late in the fourth quarter. The result would determine whether the squad would emerge from the weekend Invite with a winning record.

Water Boys
Men's Water Polo

Water Boys

Harvard went 3-0 in its own invite this weekend, downing No. 18 Wagner, No. 15 Bucknell and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

Ridgley Water Polo
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Men's Water Polo Goes 2-1 Against Brown, Princeton, and MIT

The Crimson hoped to repeat its 3-0 triumph from last weekend, but fell short against the Bears, registering its first conference loss of the season.

Ridgley Water Polo
Men's Water Polo

Ridgley Water Polo

With offensive explosions, Harvard was able to dispatch Princeton and MIT, but ultimately suffered its first conference loss to Brown.

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