A stellar swimmer and water polo player is two things Emily Martin proves to be when she is in the water. An athlete that has competed since she was five years old, Martin has enjoyed a competitive and successful journey in the pool.
In a thrilling double overtime finish, the Riverside Community College women’s water polo team achieved the ultimate goal of winning their fifth state title against Santa Barbara City College on Nov. 19 at Las Positas College.
Joshua Silva helped the Riverside City College men’s cross country team win the California Community College Athletics Association State Championship for the first time in 22 years. Meanwhile, women’s water polo Emily Martin was named to the All-OEC First Team and OEC co-Most Valuable Player.
The Riverside City College women’s water polo dominated 13-4 against American River College Beavers and 18-5 against Long Beach City College Vikings, respectfully at the Riverside mini-tournament Oct. 14.
Women’s water polo impresses at Riverside City College tournament.
Riverside City College men and women’s water polo teams finished tournament challenge with wins despite having their first losses of the season.
The women’s water polo team finished 7-1 after losing their first game on Sept. 18 when they faced San Diego Mesa College in the Chaffey Tournament.
The men finished 7-3 after losing against Cuesta College in the West Valley College Tournament Sept. 12, Diablo Valley College and Los Angeles Valley College in the Cuesta Tournament Sept. 18-19.