2013-14 Santa Clara Men's Water Polo News

August 5, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Water Polo Wrap Up Summer Scrimmages
As the Water Polo season quickly approaches EYEBRONCO caught up with some of the players at their final scrimmage to see how summer training has been going. Seniors Matt Pritchett, Matt Kochalko, and Casidhe McClone all spoke about the scrimmage, player development, and team goals

June 5, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Water Polo Photo Day Part II
It's the second installment of the men's water polo photo day in this EYEBRONCO video. Junior Mark Davis talks with reporter David Gentile about summer plans, favorite foods and how the team decided on its photo day look.

June 4, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Water Polo Photo Day Part I
Up next in the photo day series is Part I of the men's water polo team. EYEBRONCO reporter Katie Speidel chats with Matt Kochalko and David Guibord, followed by reporter Nici Gilday talking with Matt Pritchett and Casidhe McClone. Check out this video to find out how the guys strike a pose, tear up the dance floor and chow down after midnight.

May 28, 2014
Third Annual Bronco Golf Event Raises Over $40,000 for Bronco Men’s Water Polo Team
The third Annual Golf Event benefitting Santa Clara men's water polo team raised over $40,000 for the program and continued to build upon the endowment that was established for the Bronco water polo team a couple years ago, announced Scott Pritchett, chair of the event.

May 9, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Student-Athlete Engineers Take on Senior Design
Follow EYEBRONCO Reporter Cali Reis as she explores the School of Engineering and learns about Santa Clara University's amazingly talented Student-Athletes as they show off their Senior Design Projects. Congratulations to all of our Student-Athlete engineering majors. Job well done!

April 7, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Water Polo's David Guibord Raises Money for Alzheimer's
Santa Clara water polo's David Guibord is heading up the SCU chapter of Hilarity for Charity U in an effort to raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. He caught up with EYEBRONCO on Monday, April 7, 2014 to discuss his fundraising effort and how the disease has personally affected his life. For more information on the fundraiser and how to donate, go to http://www.crowdrise.com/davidguibord-HFCU.

March 4, 2014
Three Broncos Named to ACWPC All-Academic Team
The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced the men’s water polo 2013 All-Academic awards on Mon., March 3. This year, three Broncos were named to the All-Academic team including senior Theo Nasser, and juniors Casidhe McClone and Mark Davis.

February 13, 2014
Patrick Weiss Named All-American Honorable Mention
Redshirt senior Patrick Weiss of the men’s water polo team has been named by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches to the 2013 All-American Honorable Mention team. This is Weiss’ third honor for the 2013 season.

November 24, 2013
No. 14 Broncos Finish Third At WWPA Tournament
The No. 14 Bronco men's water polo team finished off their season on a high note, finishing in third place of the WWPA Tournament with a win over No. 15 LMU, 12-7. The Broncos finished their season with an overall record of 16-15, including 4-3 in conference. They maintained a top-20 ranking all season.

November 23, 2013
No.14 Broncos Fall On Second Day of WWPA Tournament
After a hard-fought battle on day two of the WWPA Tournament, the No. 14 Broncos fell to No. 10 UC San Diego, 8-4. The Broncos now advance on to compete for third place against No. 15 LMU on Sunday at 12:15 pm.

November 22, 2013
Men's Water Polo Advances to WWPA Semi Finals
In the first round of the WWPA Championships, No. 14 Santa Clara men's water polo advanced to the semi finals with a 10-9 win over Cal Baptist. The Broncos outscored Cal Baptist 3-2 in the fourth quarter to take the win.

November 21, 2013
Meet Starting Goalie Matt Pritchett
Matt Pritchett (MP) is the No. 14 Men’s Water Polo starting goalie and has been a key component for the team this year.

November 20, 2013
Six Broncos Receive WWPA Honors As Pritchett And Weiss Are Named First Team
At the conclusion of the regular season, six members of the Santa Clara men’s water polo team received a boost of confidence as they head into playoffs, earning 2013 All-WWPA Conference awards. Junior goalkeeper Matt Pritchett and RS-senior Patrick Weiss were named to the First-Team WWPA All-Conference team, and freshman Graham McClone was one of eight appointed to the WWPA All-Freshman Team.

November 20, 2013
No. 14 Men's Water Polo Set to Play at WWPA Championship
13 Western Water Polo Association Men's Water Polo Championships will begin on Fri. 22 and run through Sun. 24. It is hosted by No. 11 UC Davis. The No. 14 Broncos will play their first game at 2 pm on Friday against the Cal Baptist Lancers. The Broncos are 15-14 overall and 3-2 in conference.

November 15, 2013
No. 14 Men's Water Polo Falls to No. 5 Cal
In their final regular season game, the No. 14 Broncos fell to No. 5 Cal 11-4 at their home pool. The Broncos are now 15-14 for the season, and will begin to prepare for the WWPA Championship that will start on Nov. 22.

November 14, 2013
No. 16 Men’s Water Polo Travel to No. 5 UC Berkeley on Nov. 14
The No. 16 Bronco men’s water polo team will travel to No. 5 UC Berkeley to take on the Bears on Nov. 14 at 2 pm. After going 1-1 in conference play last weekend, the Broncos hope to come out strong against the Bears. This TV match-up will be live on the Pac-12 Network.

November 12, 2013
Men's Water Polo Receives No. 3 Seed For WWPA Championship
WWPA Men’s Championships will be held Friday, Nov. 22 – Sunday, Nov. 24 at the Schaal Aquatics Center at Davis, with winner earning automatic bid to National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championships.

November 12, 2013
Graham McClone Joins Older Brother Casidhe
With less than two weeks away from Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) Championships, Santa Clara Broncos reporter Jenny Anderson caught up with freshman Graham McClone (GM) to talk about his rookie season.

November 8, 2013
No. 16 SCU Men's Water Polo Play Final Conference Games of the Season
The No.16 SCU Men's Water Polo team will bring it home to the Sullivan Aquatic Center this Saturday to play their final home game of the season against Air Force. They will honor their four seniors Tucker Carlson, Theo Nasser, Jimmy Moore and Patrick Weiss. The Broncos will then travel to No. 12 UC Davis for their final conferece game on Sunday before heading to the WWPA championships. The Broncos are currently 14-12 and 2-1 in conference matches.

November 5, 2013
Jimmy Moore - Closing Out His Senior Year
Finishing his final year, redshirt senior and team captain Jimmy Moore (JM) recaps his time at Santa Clara University and shares his goals for the rest of the season.

November 5, 2013
No. 14 Men's Water Polo Pick-Up Conference Win Over LMU
The No. 14 Bronco men's water polo team faced a tough weekend of play down in Southern California, and went 1-2. On Friday, the Broncos lost their first conference game to No. 10 UC San Diego and fell to Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday, but ended the weekend on a high note, defeating No. 12 Loyola Marymount. The Broncos are now 2-1 in conference and 14-12 for the season.

November 1, 2013
Men's Water Polo Breaks into Top-15 Before Heading to Conference Match-Ups
After going 4-1 over the weekend and picking up their first conference win of the season, the No. 14 Broncos head down to Southern California, and face conference competition. The Broncos are set to play conference rival No.10 UC San Diego on Fri. Nov. 1, then move up to Los Angeles on Saturday and play Pomona-Pitzer and finish off the weekend on Sunday with another conference game against No. 12 Loyola Marymount.

November 1, 2013
Matt Pritchett Named KAP7 WWPA Player of the Week
After helping the No. 14 Broncos go 4-1 over the weekend, men’s water polo’s goalie Matt Pritchett has been named KAP7 WWPA Player of the week. Pritchett tallied 78 saves in five games, including 24 saves in the Broncos first conference win of the season over No. 20 Cal Baptist.

October 28, 2013
No.16 Broncos Go 4-1 at The Rodeo Tournament
After a game filled weekend, the No. 16 Broncos picked up four wins, including their first conference win of the season over No. 17 Cal Baptist in overtime. The Broncos are now 13-10 for the season and 1-0 in conference.

October 24, 2013
No. 16 Broncos Host Rodeo Tournament
This weekend the No. 16 Broncos men’s water polo team will be hosting their fourth annual Rodeo Tournament at the Sullivan Aquatic Center. The tournament will begin on Thursday evening as the Broncos take on No. 18 Cal Baptist at 6 pm, and then continue on throughout the weekend.

October 20, 2013
No.16 Men's Water Polo Falls Vs. No. 2 UCLA
In their first home game of the season, the No. 16 Broncos could not battle off No. 2 UCLA for the win. The Broncos then played an exhibition game against West Valley College and defeated the Vikings 11-10.

October 17, 2013
Bronco Water Polo Alums Excited To Represent As Salty Vets
A number of former Bronco’s will be returning to campus this weekend as the men’s water polo team hosts their annual alumni game on Sat., Oct. 19 at the Sullivan Aquatic Center at 12 pm. Former players from last year, to even over 10 years ago, are expected to return this weekend for the game. It is something that both the alumni and the current players look forward to.

October 17, 2013
No. 15 Men's Water Polo Host No. 1 UCLA, West Valley on Sunday
The No. 15 Broncos men’s water polo team is gearing up to play their first home games of the season this Sunday against No. 1 UCLA and West Valley. After a weekend facing a number of top 20 teams down at the SoCal tournament, the Broncos are hoping to get back on track with a winning streak. The Broncos will play UCLA at Noon on Sun., Oct. 20 and West Valley at 4 pm the same afternoon.

October 14, 2013
No. 15 Men's Water Polo Faced Tough Weekend at the SoCal Tournament
After a long weekend down in Southern California, the No. 15 Broncos finished strong, picking up a win over Pomona-Pitzer. The SoCal Tournament hosted a number of top-20 ranked teams that proved to be tough match ups for the Broncos. The Broncos will bring it home for their first home games of the season on Oct. 20.

October 11, 2013
The 2014 Bronco Polo Golf Invitational; Join us for 18 Holes of Prizes, Food, Drinks and Fun!
Continue the tradition of supporting your nationally-ranked Santa Clara men’s water polo program by joining us for a day of golf, great food and Bronco camaraderie.

October 11, 2013
No. 15 Men's Water Polo Heads Down to SoCal Tournament
After a disappointing loss at No. 4 Stanford, the No. 15 Bronco men’s water polo team will head down to Southern California for the SoCal Tournament, hosted by UC Irvine. The Broncos will kick off the weekend against No. 3 Pacific. This will be the third time they have matched up this season.

October 7, 2013
Men's Water Polo Defeated At No. 4 Stanford
The No. 15 SCU Broncos couldn’t fend off the No. 4 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday. After a hard-fought battle, the Broncos fell 20-5 in the Avery Aquatic Center. The Broncos are now 9-5 for the season.

October 4, 2013
Men's Water Polo Travels To No. 5 Stanford
The No. 15 Bronco men's water polo team will keep it local Saturday, as they take on No. 4 Stanford in Palo Alto. This will be one of the toughest match-ups of the season for the Broncos, but the team has high hopes to continue on their five game winning streak this weekend.

September 30, 2013
Men's Water Polo Continues Their Streak, Picking Up Three Wins Over the Weekend
The No. 15 Broncos continue their winning streak after picking up two wins on Saturday and a third on Sunday over No. 18 Redlands. The team is now 9-4 for the season.

September 26, 2013
No. 15 Men's Water Polo Continues Road Play This Weekend
Coming off their big win over No. 11 UC San Diego, the No. 16 Broncos will play in the Sunbird Round-Robin at Fresno Pacific on Saturday and then Redlands at UC Davis on Sunday.

September 23, 2013
No. 15 Broncos Battle To Defeat No. 11 UC San Diego At Cal Invitational
After dropping their first two games of the weekend, the No. 15 Broncos battled back to win their next two games, including a big win over No. 11 UC San Diego in triple overtime on Sunday. This is only the second time in Bronco head coach Keith Wilbur’s 12 years that the men’s team has beaten UC San Diego. The Broncos are 6-4 for the season.

September 18, 2013
Men's Water Polo Prepares for NorCal Invitational
Returning from their first major tournament of the season, the No. 16 Broncos men’s water polo team will travel up to Berkeley this weekend for the NorCal tournament. The NorCal Invitational features top-notch teams and will be a challenge weekend for all the teams.

September 16, 2013
Men's Water Polo Photo Day
EYEBRONCO caught up with the No. 16 Bronco men's water polo team as they took their team and indidivual photos. EYEBRONCO reporter Kendra Cavaney spoke with redshirt senior Theo Nasser and junior Casidhe McClone about the team and what they are looking forward to for the 2013 season.

September 16, 2013
No. 16 Men's Water Polo Wins Final Four Games At Princeton Invitational
After falling at host-No.14 Princeton on Friday night, the Broncos rallied back the rest of the weekend to win their next four games. The Broncos are now 4-2 on the year. Princeton went undefeated in its own tournament. Coming up, the Broncos head back to the Bay area and will play in the NorCal tournament hosted by Cal Berkley on Sept. 21 and 22.

September 14, 2013
No. 16 Men's Water Polo Falls At No. 14 Princeton on ESPNU
Princeton, N.J.- In the firt game of the weekend against No. 14 Princeton, the No. 16 Broncos fell 9-7. Despite having the lead going into the fourth quarter, Princeton went on an unanswered three-goal run to win the game. The Broncos will continue their play this weekend at the Princeton Invitational where they will play four more games through Sunday.

September 12, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Checking In With Men’s Water Polo
Before the No. 18 Bronco men’s water polo team competes in the Princeton Tournament this weekend, EYEBRONCO reporter Kendra Cavaney caught up with a few of the men to talk about their summer, the season and how the team is doing so far.

September 11, 2013
Men's Water Polo Princeton Tournament Preview
The No. 18 Broncos men’s water polo team will take their first major travel trip of the season as they head off to Princeton, N.J., for the Princeton Tournament this weekend. After falling in their season opener, the Broncos look to have more success in these next four games this weekend. ESPNU will broadcast the Bronco’s first game on Sept. 13 at 3:30 pm (Pacific), against Princeton from the Denunzio Pool.

September 7, 2013
No. 18 Men's Water Polo Opens The Season at No. 5 Pacific
On the road for the first six weeks of the season, the Broncos faced off against No. 5 Pacific Saturday in their season opener and lost 19-7. The Broncos will head to Princeton, NJ., next weekend for the Princeton Tournament. Be sure to catch their games on ESPNU!

September 5, 2013
Men's Water Polo Travel to Pacific for Season Opener
The Broncos men’s water polo team is kicking off their season on Saturday on a high note as they face off at Bay Area Rival the University of Pacific (UOP), ranked fifth in the country.

September 4, 2013
Weiss’ Last Season with Men’s Water Polo
One of the men’s water polo captains, Patrick Weiss (PW), is entering his last season as a player this Fall. Redshirting last season, Weiss is excited to get back into the pool and compete for his final year.

August 27, 2013
Men's Water Polo Ready For 2013 Season
After maintaining a top-20 ranking through the 2012 season, the Broncos men’s water polo team is looking for another strong season this year. The team is back in full swing now as they gear up for the quickly approaching Fall season. The Broncos reported back on Aug. 21 for the start of their preseason training.

July 29, 2013
Men's Water Polo Releases 2013 Schedule
Coming off a season ranked in the top-20 all year, Santa Clara men’s water polo released its schedule on Monday. The Broncos will play in the annual NorCal and SoCal Tournaments as well as hosting The Bronco in October.