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Girls water polo: Matadors lose very close game against Fremont by one point

Girls water polo: Matadors lose very close game against Fremont by one point

Trisha Kholiya

October 13, 2014

Created with flickr slideshow.   The score was tied in the fourth period, with only seconds left in the game. The Matadors had scored the last goal, and both teams were struggling to score a final point, but ended up losing. Girls water polo faced Fremont High School in a close game on Oct. 7. Within the first minutes, the Matadors had already taken the lead, with a point scored by senior Samantha Quevedo. A few seconds later, FHS equalized, but Quevedo responded with a second ...

Player Profile: Sarah Tom

Player Profile: Sarah Tom

Elliot Ki

September 22, 2014

Girls varsity water polo’s only underclassman describes her experience with the sport. Freshman Sarah Tom has been playing water polo since she was eight years old. She played at DACA until she turned 14 years old, which is the age at which DACA players have to stop due to the organization’s age ...

Girls Water Polo: Mats fall to Santa Clara 14-10

Girls Water Polo: Mats fall to Santa Clara 14-10

Elliot Ki

September 17, 2014

Bruins spoil home opener, take advantage of defensive errors. Despite the Matadors taking a lead 40 seconds into the game thanks to senior Scarlett Perry’s goal, whenever MVHS scored, Santa Clara responded with goals of their own to stave off any possible rally which resulted in a 14-10 season opening defeat. Santa Clara tied the game a couple ...

Matador of the week: Kristen Vrionis

Matador of the week: Kristen Vrionis

Catherine

November 17, 2013

This year, senior Kristen Vrionis led the Lady Mats to fourth place at the league championships. She has been a captain the girls water polo team for two years. In an interview with El Estoque, Vrionis discusses her experience with the Stanford girls water polo club, her thoughts on her second year as...

Girls Water Polo: Lady Mats suffer 8-1 loss to Mountain View High School

Girls Water Polo: Lady Mats suffer 8-1 loss to Mountain View High School

Catherine

October 21, 2013

The varsity girls water polo team faced Mountain View High School on Oct. 8 at home. Despite strong defense, however, the Lady Mats could not hold off the Spartans’ aggressive offense. The Lady Mats started off strong with a goal by senior co-captain Kristin Vrionis during the first quarter. However,...

Girls water polo: First game against Fremont High School results in 6-9 loss

Girls water polo: First game against Fremont High School results in 6-9 loss

Catherine

September 23, 2013

The girls water polo team played its first game against Fremont High School on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Despite strong defense, however, the Lady Mats could not stop FHS’ heavy offense with a final score of 6-9. In the first period, “Everyone was really nervous in the beginning but then everyone got their...

Girls water polo hopes to place at CCS this year

Girls water polo hopes to place at CCS this year

Catherine

August 28, 2013

Nine girls at Monta Vista push themselves everyday. They tread water for two hours after school and throw around a one-pound ball with accuracy. They face aggressive opponents, who scratch, push, and claw them under water. After failing to qualify for CCS last year, the girl’s water polo team hopes...

Year in Review

Year in Review

Nathan Desai

May 22, 2013

This is a continuation of the Year in Review story published in the May 22 print issue. Girls Golf The girls golf team struggled throughout the season, finishing their second year 0-12. Senior Priyanka Singh, junior Natalie Ng and freshman Anika Singh advanced to BVAL finals but did not qualify for...

Sports shorts

Sports shorts

Carissa Chan

November 18, 2012

An eight-sport recap of the fall season Read More »

GIRLS WATER POLO: The Matadors beat Cupertino 16-1

GIRLS WATER POLO: The Matadors beat Cupertino 16-1

Shriya Bhindwale

October 18, 2012

  The Matadors got off to a powerful start against Cupertino High School on Tuesday, Oct. 16, staying in the lead throughout the entire game, scoring 16 goals total. The Matadors played a strong offense by scoring three goals by the end of the first period, but loosened up on their def...

Girls Water Polo: Matadors lose tough game against Los Altos

Girls Water Polo: Matadors lose tough game against Los Altos

Christophe Haubursin

October 24, 2011

In the Matadors’ struggling performance against Los Altos on Oct. 18, making it out alive seemed to be the first priority. The Lady Mats put forth a strong yet consistently hesitant offense that caused them to fall victim to rapid turnovers, finishing with a loss 0-13. The first half boiled down to a matter of indecisi...