Men's Water Polo Athletes of the Week: October 7, 2019

Men's Water Polo Athletes of the Week: October 7, 2019

Offensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Cooper Krause
School: Redlands
Year: Senior
Position: Center
Hometown: Denver, Colo. 

Cooper Krause led Redlands to a 3-2 week that featured a 15-9 win over Occidental in SCIAC play, a 17-11 victory over McKendree, and a 14-11 win over Johns Hopkins. The Bulldogs also fell, 13-8 to Fordham, and 13-11 to Navy. Krause netted 12 goals during the week - scoring on over half of his shot attempts (54.5%). He also drew four exclusions and a steal on the week. Krause netted four goals in a 17-11 win over McKendree and added three tallies in a 14-11 victory over Johns Hopkins to highlight the effort.

Defensive Athlete of the Week

Name: Wes Hertel
School: Chapman
Year: Senior
Position: Goalkeeper
Hometown: Houston, Texas

Led by the goalkeeping efforts of Wes Hertel, Chapman posted a 2-2 week that featured a 19-13 league win over La Verne, a 9-7 victory over Wagner, and a 19-11 loss to Navy, and an 18-10 defeat to Fordham. Against the Leopards, Hertel made 16 saves and notched three steals. He added 16 saves and a steal in the win over Wagner, and secured 10 saves and two steals in the loss to Navy.