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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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2017 Games
Congratulations Kelly Fehr
2016 NISCA/Speedo Girls Water Polo All American
St. Francis University Announcement
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Villa Victors 2016 Ohio Cup Champions! Times 2!
Both Varsity and JV Squads are 2016 Ohio Cup Champions. JV team beats Upper Arlington JV's 17-9
Villa varsity edges defending champion UA 7-6 to advance to finals, then overwhelmed Napoleon 14-4 to claim 2016 Ohio Cup title.
Julia Bradford earns Ohio Cup All Tournament Team honors.
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Congratulations Julia Kreidinger
Julia has committed to continue her water polo career at St. Francis University (PA)
Julia joins former Villa team mate Kelly Fehr, VMA '16 at SFU
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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
2017 NISCA Academic All-Americans
Over 342,294 athletes are involved in aquatics at the high school level in the United States. 
Approximately 2% of these students are recognized as scholastic Academic All-Americans.
Congratulations to Villa Victors   Kayla Kolodychak, Raine Clark, Julia Kreidinger & Jane Taylor
Congratulations Trese Squeglia and Libby Tirak
2017 Junior Olympic participants
Villa Victors JV Team Claims 2017 Ohio Cup Championship
 The Villa JV team repeats as the Ohio Cup Champions. The Victors opened the tournament with a come from behind win over Upper Arlington, 5-4,
 then swept Mason, Chicago, Sycamore to gain a berth in the Championship Game on Saturday afternoon. 
Villa earned a convincing win, 14-7 over the Cincinnati Mavericks.
Victors Fall In Heart-Breaker to Host Wilson in Beast of the East Semi-final

​Villa charged through early rounds of the prestigious Beast of the East Tournament with wins over The Hill School, Pennridge and Souderton but fell 6-5 to the Wilson Lady Bulldogs in the semi-finals.  The 3rd place tie is the best Beast of the East finish for the Victors ever. 
Villa will have a rematch with the Bulldogs at the PVEC on October 13 at the Erie Challenge at 9 PM.

2017 All-Western Conference Teams Announced, 8 Victors Recognized
First Team;
Morgan Tuschak, Julia Bradford, Trese Squeglia, Libby Tirak, Catherine Taylor
Second Team:
Anna Jefferys, Sydney Sherman, Elizabeth Kuhar
Congratulations Ladies!

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JV Team Competed in Inaugural PA State JV Championship Tournament
Saturday, October 7 at Wilson HS in Reading, PA

The Victors fell in the opener to host Wilson 10-3, but rallied later in the day to drop Souderton 11-3 and Hazleton 12-2 earning the Villa JV team a 4th place finish.
All Tournament team selections will be announced by the PA League this week.

Beast of the East All-Tournament Teams
1st Team Julia Bradford   2nd Team Trese Squeglia
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State Tournament update

Victors drop opening round match to Governor Mifflin, 8-10

Trese Squeglia led the Victors with four goals and three assists while Sydney Sherman, Catherine Taylor, Libby Tirak and Julia Bradford contributed one goal each.
Other highlights include Morgan Tuschak's eight saves in goal, Julia Bradford's eight steals and three Kick Outs Drawn. Squeglia and Taylor contributed two KOD's each in the preliminary round contest Friday evening.


Rebound with 8-5 win over Upper Dublin

Libby Tirak and Julia Bradford lead Victors with three goals each, Sydney Sherman and Catherine Taylor add one apiece. Bradford makes five steals, Catherine Taylor four, and Trese Squeglia, Catherine Taylor and Elizabeth Kuhar snare three each. Olivia Sanders made seven saves in goal and Morgan Tuschak saves six shots on goal. Victors will meet Souderton at 5:15 PM in the 5th Place Final.

Drop Final to Souderton, 4-6.
Victors finish 6th at States, Four earn All-State Team Recognition

1st Team Julia Bradford, 2nd Team Trese Squeglia, 3rd Team Libby Tirak, Honorable Mention Catherine Taylor
Villa Claims Western Conference Championship

The Victors defeated Fairview 13-4 and North Allegheny 14-4 to earn their third consecutive Western Conference title. 

 The Victors were given the #5 seed in PA State Championship Tournament on Friday, November 3rd at North Penn High School. The 7 PM preliminary round game will be with the #4 seed Governor Mifflin Mustangs. 

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