MU water polo team fights finances, misconceptions

The Missouri water polo team, a club sport, has had its share of struggles with gaining recognition and keeping participation, but its members continue playing the sport they love.
Monday, April 14, 2008 | 8:40 p.m. CDT; updated 11:38 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — Andrew Withington gathered the 17 water polo players together at the side of the diving well in theMU Student Recreation Complex. As a player/coach/president, it was Withington’s job to address the team at the Tuesday night practice before the Mizzou Spring Shootout, which the team hosted this weekend. Among other things, Withington talked about his expectations for the team’s behavior.