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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Attacker Daniel Mnatsakanian 23 winds up and aims his shot to give the schools team the lead against JSerra Catholic High School in the CIF quarterfinals Nov. 4, 2021.  The team defeated the Lions 14-7, advancing in the tournament.

Seven Boys Qualify for Water Polo National Team

June 1, 2022

Seven of the school's boys water polo team members qualified to play for the USA Youth National Team ahead of the 2022-2023 season. Attacker Daniel Mntataskain ’23, who qualified for the USA Youth...

SHOOT YOUR SHOT: Attacker Ryan Neapole ’19 prepares to shoot over a defender in their home victory against Notre Dame on Sept. 4. The Wolverines defeated the Knights 15-1 to kick off their season and claim first place in the Mission League. The squad now has a perfect 3-0 league record heading into the season’s second half. Credit: Caitlin Chung/Chronicle

Boys’ water polo finds success in tournaments

William Seymour October 3, 2018

The Wolverines reached back to back tournament championships, winning the Elite 8 title game Sept. 15, but losing in the finals of the South Coast Tournament Sept. 22. The Wolverines had triumphed over...

School announces new swim coach, Flacks to head aquatics program

Jonathan Seymour May 26, 2015

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...

Sole senior looks to lead young squad to victory

Bennett Gross December 3, 2014

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...

Flacks receives award for coaching

Jonathan Seymour April 30, 2014

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...

Water polo coach invited to U.S. team

Bennett Gross March 19, 2014

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...

Girls’ water polo aims to defend title despite thin roster

Mila Barzdukas November 13, 2013

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...

Mater Dei deals team first loss

Mila Barzdukas September 25, 2013

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...

Girls’ water polo begins title-defending season

Patrick Ryan December 19, 2012

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...

Water polo earns wild card spot for CIF

Patrick Ryan November 7, 2012

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...

Girls’ water polo seeks three-peat of CIF championship

Aaron Lyons November 7, 2012

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...

Boys’ water polo begins season in renovated pool

Patrick Ryan September 5, 2012

After playing an entire season without a home pool, the boys’ water polo team was rewarded with one of the best  facilities in the country for the upcoming season, according to Head Coach Brian Flacks...

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