GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Alex Negronida (Sr., Evanston, Ill.), Sam Binkow (Jr., Sherman Oaks, Calif.) and Cameron Simmons (Sr., Renton, Wash.) scored pairs of goals as the No. 4-nationally ranked Wildcats of the University of Arizona handled No. 5-ranked and defending National Champion Michigan State University 11-4 in the third place game of the 2009 Men's National Collegiate Club Championship at the University of Florida. .. Read More
Wildcats Head in to Gainesville, FL with a National Championship on their Minds
Winners of 7 of the last 8 Southwest
Conference titles and 11 overall, the Wildcats are coming off a thrilling 10-9
come from behind victory over rival ASU in the conference title game. Seeking
their first national title, the Wildcats boast a squad of experienced leaders
and young talent. Senior attacker Alex Negronida will lead the Cats as their
leading scorer. Along with seniors Alex Williams, Brett Krouskup, juniors Taylor
Knowles, Sam Binkow, Rob Muirhead, and freshmen standouts Matt Goodenough and
Dylan Davidson, the Wildcats are threats to score from all areas of the water.
Seniors Michael Meier and Cameron Simmons lead the Cats relentless defense,
while senior Evan Zaggy and freshman Justin Friedenthal will mind the net and
lead the counter attack. Andrew Wolff, Jamie Clark, Carl Hertlein, and Donald
Hodge round up this deep
2009 Arizona Wildcats Nationals
|1||Evan Zaggy||Senior||St. Louis, MO||University City HS|
|1A||Justin Friedenthal||Freshman||Los Angeles, CA||Milken HS|
|2||Cameron Simmons||Senior||Renton, WA||Kentridge HS|
|4||Alex Negronida||Senior||Evanston, IL||Evanston Township HS|
|5||Carl Hertlein||Junior||Carmel Valley, CA||Stevenson HS|
|6||Rob Muirhead||Junior||Yorba Linda, CA||Esperanza HS|
|8||Michael Meier||Senior||Coto De Caza, CA||Tesoro HS|
|9||Steven Rodriguez||Freshman||Danville, CA||De La Salle HS|
|10||Sam Binkow||Junior||Sherman Oaks, CA||Notre Dame HS|
|11||Jamie Clark||Sophomore||Long Grove, IL||Stevenson HS|
|12||Dylan Davidson||Freshman||Bellevue, WA||Sammarish HS|
|13||Ryan Hodge||Freshman||Valencia, CA||Bishop Alemany HS|
|14||Brett Krouskup||Senior||Los Gatos, CA||Los Gatos HS|
|15||Matthew Goodenough||Freshman||Los Altos, CA||Saint Francis HS|
|16||Andrew Wolff||Sophomore||New Canaan, CT||New Canaan HS|
|17||Alex Williams||Senior||San Diego, CA||Torrey Pines HS|
|20||Taylor Knowles||Junior||Bellevue, WA||Newport HS|
|Coach||Chris van den Berg|
Arizona Ranked #5 in Oct. 29th CWPA Poll
Check out the entire rankings here
"Arizona Six" Named October 26 Southwest Division Co-Players of the Week
BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The University of Arizona's Cameron Simmons, Taylor Knowles, Matt Goodenough, Sam Binkow, Alex Williams and Alex Negronida all scored in the fourth period to rally the Wildcats from a 7-4 deficit against Arizona State University to key Arizona to the division title and share the October 26 Southwest Division Player of the Week award.
The Wildcats defeated Arizona State 10-9 in the title game and earned the division's automatic bid to the 2009 National Collegiate Club Championship at the University of Florida. The title marks Arizona's 11th Southwest Division crown and the program's seventh in the past eight seasons.
Arizona: 2009 Southwest Conference Champions
With a 10-9 Victory over ASU in Tempe, the Wildcats earn a trip to the 2009 Collegiate Club Championships in Gainesville, Florida.
20th Annual Cactus Classic: Oct 30 - Nov 1, 2009
Entry fee is $500 per team. This will be a USAWP sanctioned event. Please contact Alex Williams at email@example.com for more info and to reserve your spot.
Practices start Mon, Aug 24. Check Schedule for details. Detailed meeting on Aug 26th 5pm SRC Pool. Everything is Mandatory.
Wildcats Finish Season 2nd in SW Conference for 2008
Wildcats Ranked #3 in CWPA Poll
Monday, September 08, 2008
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By: Brian Kimball
New Coach a Splash for Men's Polo
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Arizona men's water polo is charging through the
regular season, undefeated in league play and ranked third in the nation by the
Collegiate Water Polo Association.
While the team is no stranger to...