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Many Illinois high school prep water polo players returned to their old stomping grounds as Lyons Township South’s pool hosted Indiana University, Carthage College, the University of Toronto, Lidenwood University, the University of Florida, and local women’s team, Wildcats.  Florida’s roster boasts Julia Nicholson from Long Grove, IL.  Lidenwood’s Illinois players include Nicole Howe (New Lenox, IL), Emily Kini (Palatine, IL), Vladislava Milutinovic (Northbrook, IL), Harmony Moran (New Lenox, IL), and Betsy Zanocco (Arlington Heights, IL).  Carthage College’s Illinois high school water polo graduates include: Emma Jeronimus (Hoffman Estates, IL), Heather Walker (Chicago, IL), Angel Kelsey (Orland Park, IL), Mae Van Beest (Flossmoor, IL), Arianna Dakuras (Chicago, IL), Lauren Corcoran (Orland Park, IL), Kayli Sayatovic (Berwyn, IL), and Meghan Fisher (Tinley Park, IL).  Carthage is led by Illinois Water Polo Hall of Fame inductee, Laura Coffman.  Indiana’s roster included two Fenwick graduates, Molly McGuire (Oak Park, IL) and volunteer coach / video manager Will Skowron (Oak Park, IL).

In addition all the games played below, the coaches provided an evening clinic for all interested high school athletes.

Final results:

Florida 9 Lidenwood 8

Toronto 3 IU 12
IU 6 wildcats 9
Lindenwood 12 Carthage 8
Toronto 9 Florida 3
Toronto 14 Carthage 4
Wildcats 7 IU 9
Wildcats 13 Florida 2
Florida 3 IU 9


The Wildcats, a masters team for women is always looking for new players to join them for their weekly Sunday morning practices. Contact Alyssa Turza, arturza015@gmail.com, for more information.