2018-19 Men's Water Polo News

  • Asalone selected to All-SCIAC Second Team
    November 15, 2018
    Freshman Graham Asalone was selected to the All-SCIAC Second Team after a stellar first year with the Panthers in which he marked his name in the Chapman record books.
  • Water polo captures two wins on Senior Day
    November 10, 2018
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team wrapped up its 2018 season with a pair of wins over Caltech and Air Force. The Panthers celebrated their seniors with a 16-7 win over Caltech in the SCIAC finale before a dramatic, 15-14 comeback win over Air Force.
  • Halchev scores five as Panthers fall to No. 19 Sagehens
    October 24, 2018
    The Chapman University men’s water polo team fell 17-11 to No. 19 Pomona-Pitzer (16-7, 9-0 SCIAC) earlier this evening. Junior Vasil Halchev led the Panthers (9-16, 5-5 SCIAC) with five goals in the match.
  • Halchev awarded SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week
    October 22, 2018
    Junior Vasil Halchev was awarded the SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week after helping the Panthers to a 2-1 record this week.
  • Men's water polo hands CMS its first SCIAC loss
    October 20, 2018
    A second half run put the Chapman University men’s water polo team way out in front and the Panthers held on to defeat Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 11-9. The Panthers (9-15, 5-4 SCIAC) handed CMS (12-6, 7-1 SCIAC) its first conference loss of the season.
  • Halchev, Walter net hat tricks in close loss
    October 16, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University men’s water polo team fell in a close 12-11 match to the visiting Whittier College Poets earlier this evening. The Panthers (7-15, 3-4 SCIAC) were led by junior Vasil Halchev and freshman Ethan Walter, who both contributed a hat trick in the effort.
  • Hertel earns SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week 
    October 15, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. - Junior goalkeeper Wesley Hertel was awarded the SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week after leading the Panthers to a 2-0 week in which they beat Cal Lutheran and Caltech. 
  • Fast start keys big victory for men's water polo
    October 10, 2018
    After jumping out to a 5-0 start, the Chapman University men’s water polo team led from wire-to-wire in a 19-11 win over visiting Cal Lutheran. Junior Vasil Halchev scored five goals to lead the high-scoring Panthers (6-14, 2-3 SCIAC).
  • Late comeback falls just shy for men’s water polo
    October 03, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University men’s water polo team rallied late in the fourth quarter to surge for a comeback but fell short to the visiting Redlands Bulldogs 9-8. The Panthers (3-12, 1-3 SCIAC) were led in goal by junior Wesley Hertel, who posted 12 saves in the close match.
  • Ten Panthers score in dominant SCIAC win
    September 26, 2018
    ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University men’s water polo team put up a dominant performance as they rolled past Occidental 21-11 in its 2018 home opener. Ten different Panthers scored, but sophomore Hunter Ramaekers led the way with four goals.
  • Chapman men’s water polo preview
    August 31, 2018
    The Chapman men’s water polo team enters the 2018 season with youth on their side. After graduating six key seniors last year, the Panthers welcome 10 newcomers to the talented squad.