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Victors meet US Olympic Gold Medal winner Brenda Villa. Brenda was selected as the Female Water Polo Player of the Decade (2000-09) by FINA Aquatic World Magazine.
Pictured left to right, Kayla Kolodychak, Lizzie Rodriguez, Abby Quinn, Alison Cooney, Brenda Villa, Julia Kreidinger, Clare Jefferys, Rachel Kaveney and Sarah Latzo.

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2018 Games
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Alison Cooney, VMA '14  Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Division II All-America 2nd Team

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Sarah Latzo, VMA '13  CWPA Division III Championship All-Tournament 1st Team

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Sarah Latzo, VMA '13  Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III All-Conference 1st Team

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Washington & Jefferson Honors Sarah Latzo at Senior Day  read more here

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Sarah Latzo, VMA '13  Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Player of the Week (Apr 3)

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Clare Jefferys, VMA '15  Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Player of the Week Honor Roll (Apr 3)

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Gannon Honors Emily Rodriguez and Christine Uht at Senior Day  read more here

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Clare Jefferys, VMA '15  Collegiate Water Polo Association Division III Player of the Week (Mar 17)

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Alison Cooney, VMA '14  Western Water Polo Association Player of the Week (Mar 15)

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Alison Cooney, VMA '14   Gannon University Athlete of the Week (Mar 12)

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Kelly Fehr, VMA '16  Collegiate Water Polo Association  Rookie of the Week (Feb 20)  read more here
Congratulations Villa Water Polo Players and swimming Villa Victors at PIAA State Swimming Championships

Bella Agresti, Jasmine Chen, Julia Bradford and Sydney Sherman  200 Medley Relay State Champions
Jasmine Chen  200 Individual Medley  30th Place, 100 Breaststroke  17th Place
Julia Bradford  100 Butterfly  11th Place
Sydney Sherman  50 Freestyle  4th Place,  100 Free  21st Place
Kelly Fessler, Jasmine Chen, Julia Bradford, Sydney Sherman  200 Freestyle Relay, State Champions
​Katy Rose  100 Breaststroke 20th Place
Bella Agresti  100 Backstroke 13th Place
Kelly Fessler, Ellen Mercatoris-Morrison, Leah Prischak, Bella Agresti  400 Free Relay 11th Place

Go Victors!
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Gannon Honors Lizzie Rodriguez, Sam McGregor and Alison Cooney at Senior Night   read more here

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Alison Cooney, VMA '14  Western Water Polo Association Player of the Week (Feb 21)

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Alison Cooney, VMA '14   Gannon University Athlete of the Week (Feb 19)
​2017 Pennsylvania All-State Team Honors

1st Team  Julia Bradford
2nd Team  Mary Trese Squeglia
3rd Team   Libby Tirak
Honorable Mention   Catherine Taylor
2017 Western All-Conference Team Honors

1st Team
Morgan Tuschak
Julia Bradford
Mary Trese Squeglia
Libby Tirak
Catherine Taylor

2nd Team
Anna Jefferys
Sydney Sherman
Elizabeth Kuhar

2017 Pennsylvania All-Freshman Team

Laura Anthony, Rachel Kreidinger & Jasmine Chen
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Congratulations to our VILLA

Julia Bradford & Libby Tirak
Over 342,294 students are involved in aquatics at the high school level in over 16,432 programs for boys and girls.
Approximately 2% of these students are recognized as high school Academic All Americans..

Three Victors Announce Collegiate Water Polo Plans

Julia Bradford will be a member of the St. Francis University Division 1 Red Flash water polo team.
Libby Tirak has commited to play water polo for Gannon University
Mary Trese Squeglia will be playing collegiate polo for LaSalle University

Congratulations and good luck ladies.
Villa Proud
Alison Cooney, VMA '14  Western Water Polo Association Championship All-Tournament 2nd Team
Julia Bradford signs National Letter of Intent to play water polo & swim at St. Francis University.
Photo: Wayne Bradford, Julia and Gwen Bradford

2018 NHSCA Academic All-American
Congratulations Sydney Sherman
Congratulations Julia Bradford  2017/18 Joe Lunger Memorial Award
Presented by the coaches at Villa Maria Academy to the athlete who excelled in two sports, demonstrated high academic performances
 and exemplified good sportsmanship.
Physical Examination required before tryouts on Monday, August 13
This exam may be performed by your private physician or available at other providers such as Med Express, 5039 Peach Street.
This exam must be submitted on the CIPPE form available here.

Team Photo
Thursday, August 16
Time to be announced
SUMMER 2018 
Sessions are underway
Structured Off-Season Weight Program for ALL VMA and CP Athletes 
Access session registration via GoogleDoc link provided in recent email
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Kick Off Classic
Saturday, August 25th
Water Polo Parent Representative needed. Next organizational meeting July 24, 6 PM at Wild Wings, 2099 Interchange Road.
Open Pool Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 PM
Final Week, August 24 & 26
Congratulations Julia Bradford  2017-2018 NISCA Water Polo All-American
Good Luck Julia Bradford and Sydney Sherman at the 2018 USA Water Polo Junior Olympics in California, July 26-29.
The Villa girls will be joining the Cincinnati Moose Club competing in the Championship Division.