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Women's Water Polo

Photo courtesy of Ionagaels.com. Iona is a perfect 4-0 versus Saint Francis University since 2020.

Women’s water polo splits second road trip of 2024

Robert Hughes, Sports Editor February 22, 2024

The Iona University women’s water polo team returned to action for the first time in nearly four weeks during the 2024 Indiana Invitational, hosted in Bloomington, Ind. from Feb. 17-18.  Starting...

The women’s team also named eight athletes to the All-Academic team.

Women’s water polo concludes season in MAAC semi-finals

Kaylin Flukey, Managing Editor May 4, 2023

The Iona women’s water polo team concluded the 2023 season at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York on April 29.  The Gaels entered the tournament...

 The team last won the MAAC title back in 2013.

Women’s water polo qualifies for the MAAC tournament

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor April 20, 2023

The Iona women’s water polo team qualified for the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championships after a pair of wins at the Hynes Athletic Center on April 15.   The Gaels beat Siena College...

Last season the team did not qualify for the MAAC championships, only the top four teams in the regular season qualify for the tournament.  

Iona women’s water polo begin 2023 season

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor February 25, 2023

The Iona women’s water polo team have begun their season going 3-1, at the Curtis Robinette Memorial Tournament hosted in Erie, Pennsylvania.     The Gaels were ranked fifth in the Metro Atlantic...

Brian Kelly enters his 28th season as head coach of the Iona men’s and women’s water polo teams.  

Iona women’s water polo ranked fifth in conference

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor January 27, 2023

The Iona women’s water polo team is ranked fifth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) pre-season coaches' poll.   The Gaels received 57 points with one first-place vote. Tied for first...

Iona was ranked at #24 last season on March 31 by the Collegiate Water Polo Association. 

Women’s water polo nearing a Top 25 ranking

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor March 31, 2022

The Iona women’s water polo team find themselves on the verge of the Collegiate Water Polo Association’s Top 25 rankings after an upset win over #24 Marist on March 26.   The team currently holds...

 three of the team’s four games in Santa Barbara were against top-25 opponents.  

Women’s water polo starts season with West Coast trip

Catherine Droohan, Staff Writer February 13, 2022

The 2022 Iona College women’s water polo team, led by head coach Brian Kelly, is about to finish up their final preseason tournaments before beginning their regular season MAAC games.   The twenty-player...

The team gathers around coach Brian Kelly during their Sunday double-header against VMI and LIU. The team’s defense had trouble getting stops, surrendering 28 points between the two games.  

Iona women’s water polo wraps up season

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2021

Iona women’s water polo concluded their spring campaign on Sunday, April 25 with a 13-9 loss to Long Island University at the Hynes Center.     The season was a difficult one for the Gaels water...

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