October 3, 1999 |
Miscellany The U.S. men's water polo team advanced to the fifth-place game at the FINA World Cup after defeating Greece, 10-4, in Sydney. The U.S. broke a 4-4 tie in the third quarter when Chris Humbert scored from the two-meter position. The victory was the third in a row for the U.S., which will play Yugoslavia for fifth place.
July 22, 1996
SOFTBALL Michele Granger pitched a two-hitter and Dot Richardson homered as the U.S. used 13 hits to rout Puerto Rico, 10-0. VOLLEYBALL With four starters making their Olympic debut, Team USA overcame a ragged start to sweep Poland, 15-13, 15-6, 15-8. WATER POLO Chris Humbert scored four goals as the U.S. rebounded from its opening-day loss to Italy with a 9-7 triumph over Greece.
June 29, 2000 |
He cleared customs, collected his bags and raced to the pool Tuesday. Then he was told to take the day off. Chris Humbert could only watch as the U.S. water polo team struggled in a tie with Australia in the opening game of the UPS International Cup. On Wednesday, he got his feet wet. Humbert, one of the keys to the U.S. team's success in the Olympics, scored five goals, including the game winner and clincher, in a 11-9 victory over Croatia at the Los Alamitos Armed Forces Reserve Center.
July 16, 1999 |
Chris Humbert continues to chase an Olympic medal and that's why the two-time Olympian is still leading the U.S. men's water polo team, which defeated Brazil, 8-4, in the UPS International Cup Thursday at Corona del Mar High. The U.S. (2-0) advanced to the semifinals in its final tune-up for the Pan American Games in Canada later this month. A victory there would automatically qualify the U.S. for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. "I know we have some great talent here," Humbert said.
May 12, 1997 |
The United States and Yugoslavia staggered to the finish line at the Newport International water polo tournament Sunday. Yugoslavia was short of players and the U.S. players were just short of breath after playing six games in as many days. Yugoslavia had just enough left to defeat the U.S. national team, 9-8, in the championship game in front of about 1,600 at the Marian Bergeson Aquatic Center at Corona del Mar High. The U.S.
July 16, 1999 |
Chris Humbert continues to chase an Olympic medal, and that's why the two-time Olympian is still leading the U.S. men's water polo team, which defeated Brazil, 8-4, in the UPS International Cup Thursday at Corona del Mar High. The U.S. (2-0) qualified for the semifinals with the victory, keeping the team on track in its final tune-up before the Pan American Games in Canada later this month. Winning the Pan-Am Games tournament would automatically qualify the U.S.