School announces new swim coach, Flacks to head aquatics program

The Athletics Department has named Jason Schwarz as the new head coach of the swimming program and Brian Flacks ’06 as the new head of aquatics. Schwarz and Flacks will be replacing current Swimming Program Head and Head of Aquatics Jonathan Carroll, as Carroll has stepped down from his roles in athletics to become a seventh […]

Sole senior looks to lead young squad to victory

The girls’ water polo team’s lack of experience is going to be their greatest challenge this season, as they work to continue their dominance in the Mission League and seek redemption from last year’s short playoff run. Last season, the team went undefeated in Mission League play and had a 21-10 overall record. The Wolverines […]

Flacks receives award for coaching

After being pegged in early February by USA Water Polo to receive the Bill Barnett Distinguished Men’s Coaching Award (Scholastic), head water polo coach Brian Flacks received the award April 7 at the 2014 USA Water Polo Hall of Fame Induction & National Awards Dinner at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center. According to USA Water […]

Water polo coach invited to U.S. team

Water polo program head Brian Flacks ’06 was invited to be the assistant coach for the U.S. Men’s Junior National team, which will compete in the Youth World Championships in Istanbul in August. Flacks led the boys’ team to a CIF Division I championship this season and was named CIF-SS Division 1 Coach of the […]

Girls' water polo aims to defend title despite thin roster

Experience is going to be the key to the girls’ water polo team’s success this year as they work to continue their dominance in the Mission League and seek redemption for last year’s short playoff run. The Wolverines are seeking another league title despite only sporting an eight-player roster. The team has no newcomers and […]

Mater Dei deals team first loss

The rivalry between Mater Dei and Harvard-Westlake water polo reached new heights last weekend when the Wolverines lost 9-6 in the finals of the Santa Barbara Tournament. The team made the tournament finals for the first time in school history, but came up short when they rematched the Monarchs. “We went up 2-0 and then they scored […]

Girls’ water polo begins title-defending season

The girls’ water polo team had mixed results from its first  action of the year in the Mistletoe Tournament, finishing second to Crescenta Valley. The Wolverines moved up to Division III this year following back-to-back Division IV CIF championships. The team’s record stands 4-1 on the season. “It’s early in the season, so it was […]

Water polo earns wild card spot for CIF

After leading for the majority of the game against their main Mission League rival Loyola, the boys’ water polo team was tied 11-11. With three seconds left on the clock, Loyola’s Chancellor Ramirez rose out of the water and fired a goal with no time remaining the to beat the Wolverines by a score of […]

Girls’ water polo seeks three-peat of CIF championship

Winner of the past two CIF Division IV championships, the girls’ water polo team now faces the challenge of completing a three-peat while moving up a division. When two-meter forward Morgan Hallock ’13 played for the team as a sophomore, the team had nine girls and no CIF championships in the program’s history. Now two […]