Taeghen Hack helps her university water polo program reach the NCAA nationals

A former Estevan resident is enjoying tremendous success in her first year of collegiate water polo in the U.S.

Taeghen Hack, who is a member of the Salem University Tigers women’s water polo team, was named last week to the all-conference freshman team for the Western Water Polo Association.

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Salem University then won their first ever Western Water Polo Association championship on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Mercyhurst University Lakers 8-4. The win helped the Tigers clinch an automatic bid to the NCAA national tournament.

Nationals will be May 14-16 at the University of California – Los Angeles.  

Salem University is located in Salem, West Virginia.Taeghen Hack helps her university attain a first for the program

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