2013-14 Santa Clara Women's Water Polo News
October 17, 2013
BACK IN MY DAY: School Record Holder Taylor Harkins '11 Looks Back As Part of the 50th Anniversary of Women's Athletics
Santa Clara is catching up with many of the women celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Women's Athletics. Today we look back with former Bronco women's water polo player Taylor Harkins '11. Harkins has the career scoring record at Santa Clara with 171 goals, and she was team captain and MVP in 2011, her senior year. Harkins was named to the WWPA All-Conference First Team in 2011 and to the 2008 WWPA All-Freshman team her rookie year.
October 15, 2013
New Women’s Water Polo League, Golden Coast Conference, Hires Mike Daniels as Commissioner.
The newly formed women’s water polo league, the Golden Coast Conference, has named Mike Daniels as commissioner. The league will begin competition in the 2014 NCAA season and includes Azusa Pacific University, California Baptist University, Fresno Pacific University, Loyola Marymount University, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University and University of the Pacific.
October 2, 2013
Women's Water Polo Hosts Fall Scrimmage November 16
Women’s water polo will officially begin their preseason practices on Monday Oct. 7. The team has released their fall scrimmage schedule, which will take place at the Sullivan Aquatic center on Sat, Nov. 16.
September 30, 2013
Kaitlin Murphy leads Broncos toward Golden Coast Conference debut season
It was a most ordinary realization that spurred Kaitlin Murphy’s athletic career in a new direction. That direction—which quite literally changed Murphy’s perspective from below the water to above it—would ultimately lead her to a collegiate water polo career at Santa Clara.
September 10, 2013
SCU Women's Water Polo Fundraiser Set for Nov. 16!
The Santa Clara Women's Water Polo Team and the Women's Water Polo Endowment Committee are proud to announce the 2nd Annual SCU Women's Water Polo Fundraiser. Come mingle with the current team, fellow alumni, parents and super fans of Bronco women's water polo as we rally behind the ladies and Coach Wilbur for their upcoming season!
August 6, 2013
Checking in with All-American Julia Peters
After an all-star performance in the pool Julia Peters (JP) made the 2013 All-WWPA First Team in just her first season playing water polo for the Broncos.
July 19, 2013
Seven Women's Water Polo Players Honored by with WCWPC All-Academic Awards
After a successful season in the pool, Santa Clara women’s water polo had seven players honored by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (WCWPC) for their work in the classroom with All-Academic Awards.
July 2, 2013
Julia Peters Named to 2013 All-American Team
Coming off a banner season where she was named to the 2013 First-Team WWPA All-Conference, Julia Peters added another huge feather to her cap on Monday when she was named 2013 All-American Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC).
June 30, 2013
WWPA Announces 2013 Women's All-Academic Team
Along with an impressive season in the pool, the Bronco women’s water polo team also performed in the classroom, landing nine team members on the 2013 WWPA All-Academic Team. The Western Water Polo Association announced the 2013 WWPA Women’s All-Academic Teams, with 59 student-athletes making the All-Academic team for the 2013 women’s campaign.