SCIAC Men's Water Polo Student-Athletes Garner 2017 ACWPC All-Academic Recognition

SCIAC Men's Water Polo Student-Athletes Garner 2017 ACWPC All-Academic Recognition

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A total of sixty-five total Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) men's water polo student-athletes were named to the 2017 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Team as recently announced by the organization.

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete's head coach must be a member of the ACWPC, while the athlete must attain a grade point average in excess of 3.20. Divided into three teams based on cumulative GPA, 92 athletes garnered Outstanding (4.00-3.71), 145 Superior (3.70-3.41) and 117 Excellent (3.40-3.20) recognition from 45 teams.

Further, a total of 21 schools posted Team Honors for posting GPAs over 3.0. Salem International (3.78) led the way with MIT (3.62), Caltech (3.51), St. Francis College Brooklyn (3.50), Brown (3.49), Harvard (3.30), Wagner (3.29), Chapman (3.29), Iona (3.24) and Fordham (3.18) rounding out the top 10. 

California Baptist (3.16), Gannon (3.16), Johns Hopkins (3.12), California-Irvine (3.12), Pomona-Pitzer (3.11), California Lutheran (3.10), Connecticut College (3.10), California (3.09), Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) (3.08), Pepperdine (3.05) and California-Davis (3.03) complete the 21 teams to exceed/achieve the 3.0 mark.

Individuals earning all-academic recognition were as follows: 

Outstanding
Iian Dayan - Redlands
Wilson Parnell - Chapman
Douglas Webster - Pomona-Pitzer
Kevin Dayan - Chapman
Sean Todd - Redlands
Zack Rossman - CMS
Cornelis Kriek - Whittier
Hans Zdolsek - Whittier
Justin Law - CMS
Mitchell Walker - Redlands
Maxwell Bethal - Pomona-Pitzer
Zachary Senator - Pomona-Pitzer
Taggart Diehl - Cal Lutheran
Andre Rivas - Cal Lutheran
Grant Curry - Redlands
Garrett Wilson - Chapman
Cole Maizel - Pomona-Pitzer
Cameron Genetti - Chapman

Superior
George French - Cal Lutheran
Eshan Govil - Caltech
Mark Hallman - Pomona-Pitzer
Kyle Jackson - Redlands
Eric Sichak - Chapman
Anuj Chadha - Caltech
Peter Tilton - CMS
Chad Portugal - Whittier
Wesley Hertel - Chapman
Evan Pauletich - CMS
Jared Bernardi - Chapman
John Macdonald - Chapman
Kyle Aguilar - Whittier
Chris Gardhouse - Cal Lutheran
Richard May - Caltech 
David Berger - Caltech
Joseph Schafer - Pomona-Pitzer
Keegan Coleman - Pomona-Pitzer
Charles Ross - Caltech
John Lloyd - Caltech
James Kelbert - Pomona-Pitzer
Eliott Bergerson - Whittier
CJ Box - CMS
Ethan Lewis - CMS 
Carlos Heredia Viteri - Whittier
Noah Sasaski - Pomona-Pitzer

Excellent
Justin English - Cal Lutheran
Matt Fong - Cal Lutheran
Tim Aakhus - Whittier 
Louis Campbell - Chapman
Harrison Miller - CMS
Arya Nakhjavani - CMS
George Lundgren - Cal Lutheran
Kevin Oetken - Cal Lutheran
Jake Venckus - Cal Lutheran
Zach Zamecki - Cal Lutheran
Peter Dales - Chapman
Cade Curry - Pomona-Pitzer
Matthew Daruty - CMS
Adam Ward - Pomona-Pitzer
Jack Gregov - Chapman
Reece Koe - Redlands
Andrew Breeden - Whittier
Gonzalez Alfonso - Whittier
Parker Jory - Cal Lutheran
Jack Kirby - Cal Lutheran
Seth Hightower - Cal Lutheran