February 12, 1993 |
Four-time Olympian Terry Schroeder, captain of three U.S. water polo teams, announced his retirement.
July 6, 1986
Jody Campbell, former Stanford star, had four goals Saturday to help the U.S. water polo team defeat Greece, 16-5, for its fourth straight victory at the Six Nations Tournament at Seville, Spain. Terry Schroeder (Pepperdine) and James Bergeson (Stanford) each added three goals and John Vargas (UC Irvine) scored twice for the U.S. team, which plays Spain today for the championship.
November 29, 1986 |
Pepperdine defeated USC, 10-9, in the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. water polo tournament Friday to advance to the semifinals against undefeated Stanford at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool in Long Beach. And although Stanford cruised to a 23-5 victory over Air Force for its 43rd straight win over two seasons, Pepperdine Coach Terry Schroeder doesn't believe the Cardinal is invincible.
October 3, 1986
The national water polo teams of the United States and Italy, which last meet in the semifinals of the world championships, will play again Sunday at Newport Harbor High School at 5 p.m. Italy defeated the United States, 10-9, in overtime but lost to Yugoslavia in the final in Madrid. The Soviet Union defeated the United States in the third-place game. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for students. Members of the U.S.
August 25, 2008 |
BEIJING -- Yingdong Natatorium turned into a little slice of Budapest on Sunday afternoon as the Hungarian men's team cemented its status as the New York Yankees of water polo, winning a third straight Olympic gold medal. Hungary's adversary in the final was the United States, a surprise guest but a worthy one, pushing the Hungarians hard for almost three quarters before collapsing defensively in the fourth in front of a large and vocal contingent of Hungarian fans. Short term: Hungary won, 14-10, ripping through two American goalkeepers (Merrill Moses and Brandon Brooks)
March 17, 1985 |
--Heart patient William J. Schroeder may have missed his son's wedding in Jasper, Ind., over the weekend, but on Saturday he equaled the 112 days' survival record set by his predecessor, Barney Clark. Doctors at Humana Hospital Audubon in Louisville, Ky., had decided that the 90-mile trip to Jasper for the wedding would be too stressful for him. Instead, hospital officials took the wedding to Louisville for a dress rehearsal and dinner, which Schroeder attended.