BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- Think you know all there is about water polo and the history of the Collegiate Water Polo Association? Try this week's trivia question and see if you can prove it.
This week's question requires some knowledge of the sport's equipment history.
Ready to give it a try?
Name the First Team
goalie on the 2004 Division III All-East Team?
To answer the question, go to the CWPA Fan Page and click on Weekly Trivia Contest. The first person to correctly answer the question wins a CWPA t-shirt or other prizes. Please include your name, email address and shirt size on the submission form.
Who is credited with
creating the first rubber ball with an inflatable bladder for water
polo and in what year?
Answer: In 1936, James R. ("Jimmy") Smith, California water polo coach and author of several books on water polo mechanics, developed a water polo ball made with an inflatable bladder and a rubber fabric cover, which improved performance.