Stanford (top) and Diablo (bottom) won gold at the 2014 TYR Champions Cup. (all photos courtesy Vladimir Cherry)
Lewisville, TX - November 9 - The 2014 TYR Champions Cup concluded earlier today at the Lewisville ISD Westside Aquatic Center and when the action finished the boys of Stanford Water Polo Club and the girls of Diablo Water Polo Club were crowned champions. Diablo defeated Rose Bowl 10-8 to claim the gold medal while SOCAL topped Santa Barbara 12-7 for the bronze medal in the girl's division. Stanford defeated Newport 12-8 to claim gold and 680 outlasted San Diego Shores 12-11 in a shootout to earn bronze in the boy's division. All award winners and complete standings are available below, for complete tournament results, click here.
In the rest of the girl's division 680 downed Commerce 8-2 for fifth place with Chicago Park District sliding past Lamorinda 11-10 for seventh place. Rounding out the standings were San Diego Shores in ninth place, Santa Barbara 'B' in 10th, Viper Pigeons in 11th, and Thunder in 12th. On the boy's side, OCWP defeated Commerce 11-9 for fifth place while LA Premier foiled Greenwich 8-3 for seventh place. The rest of the standings in the boy's division saw Thunder in ninth, Chicago Park District in 10th, YCF in 11th, and St. Marks in 12th.
Prior to the first and third place games beginning, the Jody Campbell and Maureen O'Toole Sportsmanship Awards were presented to athletes from each team competing at the TYR Champions Cup. Campbell and O'Toole have a storied history within USA Water Polo as Campbell helped the USA Men's Olympic Water Polo Team to consecutive silver medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games while O'Toole was a key member of the USA Women's Olympic Water Polo Team that won silver at the 2000 Olympic Games, the first to ever offer women's water polo. Congratulations to all the athletes selected.
Jody Campbell Sportsmanship Award Winners
Henry Flanders - 680
Kevin Roach - Commerce
Ivan Gomez - CPD
Adrien Touzet - Greenwich
Pierce Maloney - LA Premier
Jake Sullivan - Newport
Ryan Farrier - OCWP
Ford Eldredge - SD Shores
Robert Newman - St. Marks
Sam Untrecht - Stanford
Rylan Lantz - Thunder
Dane Coniglio - YCF
Maureen O'Toole Sportsmanship Award Winners
Madison Davis - 680
Cynthia Rosa - Commerce
Samantha Rodriguez - CPD
Jewel Roemer - Diablo
Caragh Osborne - Lamorinda
Jen Fraipont - Rose Bowl
Abbi Hill - Santa Barbara
Abby Brummett - Santa Barbara 'B'
Maeve Murphy - SD Shores
Kimmie Holland - SOCAL
Kaylee Pfister - Thunder
Tessa Welch - Viper Pigeons
2014 TYR Champions Cup - Final Girl's Results
2 ROSE BOWL
4 SANTA BARBARA
7 CHICAGO PARK DIST
9 SD SHORES
10 SANTA BARBARA B
11 VIPER PIGEONS
2014 TYR Champions Cup - Final Boy's Results
4 SD SHORES
7 LA PREMIER
10 CHICAGO PARK DIST
12 ST MARKS
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