2014-15 Men's Water Polo News

October 20, 2014
Early Goals Lead to No. 14 Men's Water Polo Defeat at No. 13 Air Force
The No. 14 Bronco men's water polo team traveled to Colorado Springs, Colo. to take on the No. 13 Air Force Falcons this past weekend. This close conference matchup tested the Broncos, and the Falcons were able to outscore the Broncos early in the game, resulting in the 13-10 loss for the Broncos.

October 13, 2014
Learning from the Pool with Matt Kochalko
Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) talked to redshirt senior Matt Kochalko (MK) of the men’s water polo team about being an elder statesman and embracing the final year on the team.

October 13, 2014
No. 14 Men's Water Polo Sweeps Games In Southern California
The No. 14 men’s water polo team came out with two close wins this weekend in Southern California, picking up their first conference win over Cal Baptist. The Broncos improved to 9-6 as they head into their second conference game of the season at No. 15 Air Force on Oct. 18.

October 10, 2014
Casidhe McClone: Music Notes and Water Strokes
Redshirt senior Casidhe McClone (CM) of the men’s water polo team spoke with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about the pool, the other McClone on the team, and his band.

October 4, 2014
No. 14 Bronco Men's Water Polo Fall In Home Opener
The No. 14 Bronco men’s water polo team faced tough competition in the No. 7 Pacific Tigers in their home opener at the Sullivan Aquatic Center on Saturday and despite a strong defensive efforts by the Broncos, the Tigers left the pool with the 8-4 win. The Broncos are 7-6 for the season.

October 3, 2014
No. 14 Men's Water Polo Home Opener Preview
The No. 14 Bronco men’s water polo team will be playing their home opener this weekend, Oct. 2, against Bay Area rival No. 7 Pacific. The Broncos are currently 7-5 after going 3-2 at the Aggie Shootout last weekend. Prior to the 6 pm game against Pacific, the Broncos will be playing their annual Alumni Game at 1 pm in the Sullivan Aquatic Center.

September 30, 2014
Watch the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap!
On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts Denzel Johnson from the men's basketball team and Nici Gilday from the women's basketball team give a quick update on the latest Bronco sports news. This edition features interviews, highlights, pictures and bloopers that you won't want to miss! As the men and women's soccer teams continue their nonconference play, EyeBronco talked to Sofia Huerta and Britanny Ambrose about their combined three goals against Northridge and Long Beach State over the weekend. Ambrose scored with 40 seconds remaining against Long Beach to give the Broncos a 2-0 record over the weekend. Madison Dutra from the volleyball team talks to Matt Pritchett about the team's exciting start to the season, the Aggie Shootout, and the upcoming home opener on Saturday night. Go Broncos! #OnAMission

September 28, 2014
No. 13 Men's Water Polo Sees Winning Weekend at Aggie Shootout
The No. 13 Bronco men’s water polo saw a winning weekend, going 2-1 at the Aggie Shootout in Davis, Calif. The Broncos are now 7-5 for the season.

September 22, 2014
Men's Water Polo Goes 2-2 at Kap7 NorCal Classic
The No. 14 Bronco men's water polo team faced top-ranked competition over the weekend at the Kap7 NorCal Classic hosted by No. 6 Pacific. The Broncos went 2-2, dropping two games on Saturday and batteling back on Sunday for two wins.

September 18, 2014
Men's Water Polo Kap7 NorCal Classic Preview
The No. 14 Bronco men’s water polo team is set to compete in the Kap7 NorCal Classic hosted by No. 6 Pacific in Stockton, Calif. The Broncos will face tough competition, facing off against No. 4 Cal on Sept. 20.

September 17, 2014
Men's Water Polo Mark Davis Named Kap7 Player of the Week
After going 3-2 in their season opening at the Bruno Fall Classic in Providence, R.I., Bronco senior Mark Davis of the No. 14 men’s water polo team has been named Kap7 Play of the Week (Sept. 17).

September 15, 2014
Water Polo Post 3-2 Record at the Bruno Fall Classic
In their season opening weekend, the No. 16 Bronco men’s water polo team defeated three ranked teams, posting a 3-2 record, at the Bruno Fall Classic hosted by Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

September 11, 2014
No. 16 Men's Water Polo Opens Season at the Bruno Fall Classic
The No. 16 Broncos will open up their season this weekend at the Bruno Fall Classic in Providence, R.I. This is the first time in program history that the Broncos will travel to Brown University. The Broncos will compete in five games in a three-day period against No. 14 Brown, No. 18 Harvard, St. Francis, No. 14 Navy and MIT.

August 29, 2014
Water Polo Hires Assistant Coach Claire Linney '09
Bronco head coach Keith Wilbur is pleased to announce he has hired an assistant water polo coach, Bronco alum Claire Linney ‘09 for the upcoming year.

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

August 1, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Water Polo vs Navy Summer Scrimmage Highlights
On Thu., July 31, 2014, Santa Clara men's water polo hosted the Navy Midshipmen for a summer scrimmage as the team continued to prepare for the 2014 regular season. Take a look at these EYEBRONCO highlights of the match, and stay tuned for a feature video with Matt Kochalko, Casidhe McClone and Matt Pritchett early next week.

July 9, 2014
Mark Davis Talks Summer Training
Men’s water polo senior Mark Davis (MD) is using his summer to prepare for his final season as a Bronco. Davis hopes the team’s hard work and summer training will help them have an even more successful season than they did last year, maintaining a top-20 ranking all season long. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) checked in with Davis to see how his summer has been going.

July 1, 2014
Bronco Men's Water Polo Releases Fall Schedule
Santa Clara men’s water polo head coach Keith Wilbur announced the Broncos’ 2014 fall schedule which features several top-ranked teams, four from the WWPA. The Broncos will also take on the runner-up from the 2013 NCAA Championship, No. 1 Pacific, as well as the local rival that was a semi-finalist, No. 4 Stanford.

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.