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Women’s Water Polo wins championship
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Women’s Water Polo wins championship

The water polo team poses for a picture together. They beat the Washington & Jefferson Presidents 10-9 in overtime to win the CWPA Championship for the first time in college history. Photo courtesy of Patti Andreski.[/caption] This weekend, the Macalester Women’s Water Polo team defeated Grove City College, Carthage College and Washington & Jefferson College…

Anya Phillips ’15 leads club water polo as coach
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Anya Phillips ’15 leads club water polo as coach

New Men’s Club Water Polo coach Anya Phillips ’15 is no stranger to success. While at Macalester, she was a four-time All-American goalkeeper for the Women’s Water Polo team. She played soccer here as well. Now, she hopes to give back by coaching. After spending a year after college travelling around the world to places…

Swim and Water Polo coach Jennie Charlesworth fired
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Swim and Water Polo coach Jennie Charlesworth fired

On Thursday, Oct. 22, members of Macalester’s Men’s and Women’s Swim teams, Women’s Water Polo team and Men’s Club Water Polo team received an email notifying them that Coach Jennie Charlesworth had been fired. For many of the athletes and students who interacted with Charlesworth this termination came as a shock. “Certainly when [news of…

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Dear Kim

Greetings, I just wanted to get in touch with you after I received your email this morning regarding Jennie Charlesworth. I just want to offer you some of my opinions about Jennie. As a coach, Jennie has done incredible things for the Men’s and Women’s Water Polo team, and the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and…

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Dear Students of Macalester College

Our college has not been transparent about the things happening in our Athletic Department. Instead of involving students and striving to make the athletic department a place where students feel welcome to play sports and work together with faculty, it has become a place where students feel isolated from faculty. There is a gap between the administration and players. This is not the kind of environment Macalester strives to create.

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To Whom it May Concern

Shocked and saddened barely do justice to describe the reaction I had after hearing about Jennie Charlesworth’s termination from Macalester. Please take a few minutes to read why this decision may not have taken all considerations into account. First of all, I have never met a more devoted and qualified coach during my time as…

Men’s Water Polo competes for trip to nationals
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Men’s Water Polo competes for trip to nationals

The Men’s Water Polo team has a chance this weekend to reach the National Collegiate Water Polo Association championships for the first time in decades. Although the men’s team is not listed as a varsity sport, nor is it affiliated with the NCAA, the squad is currently ranked second in its conference and will enter…

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Women’s Water Polo Finishes Season with Record-Breaking Game

The Macalester Women’s Water Polo team played six overtime periods in a loss to rival Carthage College last Sunday at the Riley Pool. The 49 minutes and 22 seconds of play, which included four sudden-death periods, was good enough to break the record for longest game in the history of NCAA division championships. The dramatic…

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