History

Highlights:

2015 CWPA Division III National Runners-Up

2014 CWPA Division III Nationals — 3rd Place

2007 New England Conference Champions & Division I National Qualifiers — 8th Place

2005 North Atlantic Conference Champions &  Division I National Qualifiers — 11th place

2004 North Atlantic Conference Champions & Division I National Qualifiers — 12th Place

2003 CWPA Division III NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!

Water Polo Reaches New Milestone

Individual Accolades

Coach Goodwin:

2001 & 2007 New England Conference Coach of the Year

2004, 2005 & 2006 North Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year

2002, 2003 & 2015 Division III Nationals Outstanding Coach

CWPA Division III All Americans

2016 – Kevin Benscheidt – Hon Mention

2015 – Jacob Epstein – 2nd Team

2015 – J Whelan – Hon Mention

2013 – J Whelan – Hon Mention

2013 – Blake Harper – Hon Mention

2012 – J Whelan – Hon Mention

2011 – Andre Keiser – Hon Mention

2009 – Patrick Burton – 2nd Team

2007 – Andrew Herzik – 1st Team

All-Conference

Colonial:

2018 – Sam Van Lokeren – 1st Team

2018 – Adam Fisher – 1st Team

New England: 

2014 – Brian Rowett – 1st Team

2014 – Blake Harper – 2nd Team

2013 – J Whelan – 1st Team

2013 – Blake Harper -2nd Team

2012 – J Whelan – 1st Team

2011 – Andrew Keiser – 2nd Team

2010 – Andrew Keiser – 2nd Team

2010 – Nick Daly – 2nd Team

2009 – Patrick Burton – 1st Team

2007 – Andrew Herzik – 1st Team // MVP

2007 – Rob Burton – 2nd Team

2007 – Matt Sullivan – 2nd Team

2002- Charlie Evans – 2nd Team

2002- Andrew Boyce – 2nd Team

2001 – Scott Strickler – 1st Team

2001 – Andrew Boyce – 2nd Team

1999 – Andrew Boyce – 2nd Team

North Atlantic:

2006 – Dekker Deacon – 1st Team

2006 – Andrew Herzik – 2nd Team

2006 – Toshi Kido – 2nd Team

2005 – Andrew Herzik – 1st Team // MVP

2005 – Rob Burton – 1st Team

2005 – Alex Demas – 1st Team

2005 – Jamie Lamere – 2nd Team

2005 – Dekker Deacon – 2nd Team

2004 – Adam Rahal – 1st Team // MVP

2004 – Toshi Kido – 1st Team

2004 – Ted Eimstad – 1st Team

2004 – Andrew Herzik – 1st Team

2004 – Jamie Lamere – 1st Team

2004 – Alex Demas – 2nd Team

2003- Charlie Evans – 1st Team

2003- Dan Whitmore – 1st Team

2003- Adam Rahal – 2nd Team

2003- Alex Demas – 2nd Team

CWPA Division III Nationals All-Tournament Team

2017 – Kevin Benscheidt – 2nd Team

2016 – Kevin Benscheidt – 1st Team

2015 – J Whelan – 1st Team

2015 – Jacob Epstein – 1st Team

2014 – Kevin Benscheidt – 1st Team

2012 – J Whelan – 2nd Team

2011- Andre Keiser – 2nd Team

2009 – Patrick Burton – 2nd Team

Year-by-Year Results

2018 Season

5-6 overall (4-1 vs. NESCAC)

4th Place Regular Season Standings

4th Place Colonial Conference Tournament

Worchester Tournament (3-1, 2-0 vs. NESCAC)

Saturday 9/15 — Middlebury College vs. Williams College W- 23-6 (5-0 forfeit)

Saturday 9/15 — University of Massachusetts vs. Middlebury College L- 12-6

Saturday 9/15 — Middlebury College vs. Wesleyan University W- 12-6

Sunday 9/16 — Worcester Polytechnic Institute vs. Middlebury College W- 21-11

Wesleyan Tournament (4-4, 3-1 vs. NESCAC)

Saturday 9/29 — Middlebury College vs. U.S. Coast Guard Academy L- 13-3

Saturday 9/29 — Middlebury College vs. Amherst College L- 11-5

Sunday 9/30 — Williams College vs. Middlebury College W- 18-3

Sunday 9/30 — University of Massachusetts vs. Middlebury College L- 10-8 (Overtime)

Williams Tournament (Conference Championship)

Saturday-Sunday 10/13-14

First Round: Middlebury College vs. Wesleyan W- 9-6

Semifinal: Middlebury College vs. Coast Guard L- 21-6

3rd Place Game: Middlebury College vs. UMass L- 9-7

2017 Season:

3-11

8th Place New England Conference Tournament

6th Place CWPA D-III Nationals (hosted tournament) — Kevin Benscheidt All-Tournament 2nd Team

Nationals Results:

Game 3: Hamilton vs. Middlebury College — L, 9-6

Game 2: Augustana vs. Middlebury College — W, 22-3

Recap: https://collegiatewaterpolo.org/middlebury-college-defends-pool-turning-back-augustana-college-22-3-reach-2017-mens-division-iii-collegiate-club-championship-fifth-place-game/

Game 1: Wash. U vs. Middlebury College — L, 27-4

2016 Season:

2-12

7th Place New England Conference Tournament

7th Place CWPA D-III Nationals — Kevin Benscheidt All-Tournament 1st team

Kevin Benscheidt D-III All-American Honorable Mention

2015 Season:

4-10

5th Place New England Conference Championship

National Runners-Up CWPA D-III National Championship — J Whelan All-Tournament  1st Team, Brian Epstein All-Tournament 1st Team, Brian Goodwin Outstanding Coach

Brian Epstein D-III All-American 2nd Team

J Whelan D-III All-American Honorable Mention

Men’s Water Polo Earns Second at Nationals in Best Finish Since 2003

2014 Season

8-7

5th Place New England Conference Championship

7th Place CWPA D-III Nationals — Kevin Benscheidt All-Tournament 1st Team

Brian Rowett All-Conference 1st Team

Blake Harper All-Conference 2nd Team