Women's Water Polo

Chuck to Buck(nell)

Harvard women's water polo faced off against Bucknell on March 3, 2019. This past weekend, they played in the Crimson's first-ever College Water Polo Association (CWPA) championship game and fell to No. 7 Michigan.

Women’s Water Polo Ends Season With First-Ever Championship Game

Last Sunday marked the end of a historic record-breaking season for Harvard women’s water polo. The Crimson finished with the highest number of victories and lowest number of defeats in program history, bested rival Princeton for a third time in the semifinal, and advanced to its first championship game, where the team ultimately fell to No. 7 Michigan.

Chuck to Buck(nell)

Harvard women's water polo faced off against Bucknell on March 3, 2019. This past weekend, they played in the Crimson's first-ever College Water Polo Association (CWPA) championship game and fell to No. 7 Michigan.

Women's Water Polo Completes Final Home Stand of Season

The Harvard women’s water polo team saw its longest series of the season this past weekend, with the Crimson taking on Bucknell and St. Francis, achieving a key victory over No. 21 Princeton, and keeping up with No. 7 Michigan, who is undefeated in conference play.


Then-senior attacker Kristen Hong fires a shot in an 8-6 victory over Bucknell on March 3, 2019. This past weekend, the Crimson again won by two goals in the pool, this time over Princeton on Saturday.

In Up and Down Weekend, Women's Water Polo Claims Narrow Victory Over Princeton and Suffers Narrow Defeat to Michigan

This past weekend, Harvard women’s water polo competed in an exciting double header against a pair of conference opponents on Saturday, with a narrow two-point loss to No. 7 Michigan, 12-10, and an equally hard-fought two-point victory over No. 19 Princeton, 10-8.

Marco Polo

Then-first year attacker Borden Wahl readies to shoot in a March 3, 2019, battle against Bucknell, which the Crimson won, 8-6. This weekend, Wahl and Harvard won a trio of games to open conference play.

Women’s Water Polo Begins Conference Play with Three Consecutive Wins

No. 19 women’s water polo clinched its second-ever shutout in varsity history this weekend in Pennsylvania, coupled with an impressive overtime victory and a challenging shallow-deep win that tallied another three victories for the Crimson.

Winding Up

First-year water polo standout Dany Zapata Rincon, pictured above winding up a shot, has tried to find the silver linings that come from training and studying Down Under, halfway across the world.

High Tides

This past weekend saw the women’s water polo team battle against tough, nationally-ranked opponents. After finishing fourth at the CWPA championships, the team finished the season with a 21-8 record, only the fifth time in team history it has eclipsed the 20-win mark.

Women's Water Polo Finishes Fourth at CWPA Championships

Recording its fifth 20-win season in program history, the Crimson has its sights set on the 2020 season, where a majority of the players will be returning to fight for the NCAA tournament bid.

Women’s Water Polo Heads to CWPA Championships

Two weeks after concluding its regular season, No. 16 Harvard (20-6, 3-3 CWPA) is set to travel to Providence, RI. for the Collegiate Water Polo Association conference tournament hosted by Brown University.

Nothing Wrong with Hong

Senior attacker Kristen Hong has left her mark on the Crimson water polo program, having broken the Harvard record for most career goals — an astounding 248 tallies, previously held by Yoshi Andersen '16.

Women's Water Polo Completes Weekend Sweep in Nation's Capital

Harvard challenged St. Francis, George Washington, and No. 24 Bucknell over the weekend and emerged from each bout victorious. In the course of securing victory, senior Kristen Hong broke the school's career goals record.

Kristen Clear

On Saturday, senior attacker Kristen Hong tallied eight goals, enough to put her over the school’s career goal record. The previous record was held by Yoshi Anderson with 248. By the end of the day, Hong had tallied 254.

Season, Career Start Strong for Water Polo's Banks

Women's Water Polo has started their season at an impressive 12-2, and freshman goalkeeper Zoe Banks has adjusted to collegiate water polo quickly.

Start of Gold

The Crimson is enjoying its most successful start to a campaign in the history of the program. The squad will enter early March’s Harvard Invite, its first taste of conference play, looking to defend its home pool and its flawless record

​Women’s Water Polo Wins Two, Drops One in Red Flash Tournament

Building on the work put in during its California trip over break, Harvard showcased its offensive strength to defeat George Washington and Saint Francis by six point margins. The games came after the Crimson fell to No. 13 Indiana by a single goal.

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