Air Force’s Sam Fuller Named WWPA Player of the Week

by SwimSwam 0

September 17th, 2021 NCAA/College Water Polo, Water Polo

Courtesy: Air Force Athletics

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Air Force senior Sam Fuller was named the Western Water Polo Association player of the week for his performance at the Inland Empire Tournament, Sept. 11-12, in Redlands, Calif.

A native of Santa Barbara, Calif., Fuller had 11 goals and four assists to help lead the Falcons to a 3-1 record at the tournament. In the first game of the tournament, he had a career-best six points (4-2-6) and scored the game-winner in overtime. Later that day, he scored a career best five goals in the win over Chapman. Fuller ranks third in the league in goals (19) and points (26) and ranks 10th in the nation in goals.

The honor is the first of his career and the first by a Falcon this season.

Air Force (6-1 overall, 0-0 WWPA) opens WWPA play as the Fresno Pacific Sunbirds (1-6, 0-0 WWPA) visit the Cadet Natatorium on Saturday, Sept. 18. The teams meet in a conference game at noon MT, followed by a non-conference game at 3 p.m.

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