USA Water Polo Announces December Schedule
10 Dec, 2015
The USA Men's and Women's Senior National Teams will finish 2015 with a flurry of competition as some of the best teams in the world head to Southern California to take on Team USA. The USA Women's National Team, reigning World Champions, will welcome the Netherlands, Italy, and Spain for the Holiday Cup this December 15-20 at Corona del Mar High School. At the same time the USA Men's National Team, 2016 Olympic qualifiers, will host Croatia in a two game series on December 17 at 8pm and December 20 at 3pm. The December 17 match will be part of a triple-header at Corona del Mar HS while the December 20 match will be played at USC in Los Angeles, CA.
All the action kicks off on December 13 at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, CA when the USA Women host a rematch of the World Championship final against the Netherlands at 2pm pt. Seating is very limited for this venue so don't delay on purchasing your tickets.
Tickets for all matches are currently on sale and can be purchased by clicking here. For Holiday Cup group orders, click here (pdf). On December 18 in Newport Beach, CA the Holiday Cup matches will sandwich a classic high school rivalry with the girl's water polo teams from Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor High Schools meeting in the annual "Battle of the Bay" showdown. Admission for all matches on this day is free.
For a full Holiday Cup schedule, see below or click here.
USA Women's National Team vs Netherlands
December 13 - Mira Costa HS - Manhattan Beach, CA 2pm
USA Men's National Team vs Croatia
December 17 - Corona del Mar High School - Newport Beach, CA - 8pm
December 20 - USC - Los Angeles, CA - 3pm
2015 Holiday Cup Schedule (all times pacific)
Tuesday, December 15
6:00pm - Spain vs Netherlands
7:30pm - USA vs Italy
Wednesday, December 16
6:00pm - Spain vs Italy
7:30pm - USA vs Netherlands
Thursday, December 17
5:00pm - Italy vs Netherlands
6:30pm - USA vs Spain
8:00pm - USA Men vs Croatia
Friday, December 18 (Free Admission All Day)
3:00pm - Spain vs Netherlands
4:30pm - Newport Harbor HS vs Corona del Mar HS (JV)
6:00pm - Newport Harbor HS vs Corona del Mar HS (Varsity)
7:30pm - USA vs Italy
Saturday, December 19
12:00pm - Spain vs Italy
1:30pm - USA vs Netherlands
Sunday, December 20
9:00am - Netherlands vs Italy
10:30am - USA vs Spain