Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Names 644 to All-Academic List

Courtesy: Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) recognizes 644 student-athletes as the organization releases its 2019 Women’s All-Academic list.

Divided into three teams (Outstanding: 4.0-3.71; Superior: 3.70-3.41; Excellent: 3.40-3.20), the total shatters the all-time high of 573 established last year and includes 190 Outstanding, 273 Superior and 181 Excellent selections.  It marks a 71 athlete increase over 2018 (573) and continues an upward trend following the 2017 (548), 2016 (508) and 2015 (315) honors.

A record total of 64 institutions earned at least one All-Academic selection, while 57 schools garnered Team All-Academic recognition.

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 (GPA) in excess of 3.20. Teams must achieve a 3.0 GPA to garner honors.

A full list of the honorees is here.

Honorees by school are below. Cal Baptist, Santa Clara, Wagner led the way with 18 total honorees, while CBU boasted the most outstanding award winners with 11.

School Outstanding Superior Excellent
Arizona State 3 5 2
Asuza Pacific 0 4 6
Austin College 3 2 1
Brown 4 7 3
Bucknell 2 4 1
Cal 2 4 4
Cal Baptist 11 5 2
Cal Tech 2 4 2
Cal Lutheran 6 4 4
Cal State East Bay 5 5 2
Cal State Monterey Bay 3 5 1
Cal State Northridge 4 4 2
Carthage 3 3 3
Chapman 4 2 5
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4 5 4
Concordia College 1 6 2
Connecticut College 1 3 1
Fresno Pacific 3 2 2
Fresno State 4 1 4
Gannon 0 5 2
George Washington 2 4 1
Grove City 0 2 4
Harvard 3 7 0
Hawaii 2 5 4
Indiana 2 0 5
Iona 2 5 4
LaSalle 4 4 6
LaVerne 3 3 2
Long Beach State 2 7 3
Loyola Marymount 6 7 1
Macalester 2 6 2
Marist 7 4 5
McKendree 3 6 4
Mercyhurst 2 6 3
Michigan 2 5 3
Monmouth College 3 2 0
Occidental College 2 4 3
Pacific 5 3 2
Penn State Behrend 2 2 1
Pomona-Pitzer 4 7 5
Princeton 4 6 4
Redlands 6 7 1
Saint Francis 4 3 1
Salem 7 1 0
San Diego State 1 1 6
San Jose State 6 4 1
Santa Clara 3 5 10
Siena 1 4 2
Sonoma State 1 3 5
St. Francis Brooklyn 4 4 1
Stanford 5 7 3
UC Davis 1 2 6
UC Irvine 1 3 4
UCLA 1 5 6
UC San Diego 0 9 6
UC Santa Barbara 0 4 1
USC 0 2 1
Utica 1 7 1
Villanova 4 8 2
VMI 3 4 1
Wagner 8 7 3
Washington & Jefferson 1 1 3
Whittier 3 3 1
Wittenberg 1 4 1

In addition, the ACWPA recognized the teams with the top GPAs, led by Salem’s 3.73.

School GPA
Salem 3.73
Cal Baptist 3.61
Wagner 3.59
Stanford 3.57
Macalester 3.53
Pomona-Pitzer 3.52
Brown 3.48
Redlands 3.47
Harvard 3.46
Gannon 3.45
Azusa Pacific 3.44
Cal State East Bay 3.43
Cal Tech 3.43
Marist 3.43
Chapman 3.42
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 3.42
St. Francis Brooklyn 3.42
Princeton 3.38
Concordia University 3.37
Santa Clara 3.37
Cal Lutheran 3.35
Wittenberg 3.35
Connecticut College 3.32
Cal State Northridge 3.31
Arizona State 3.3
Carthage College 3.3
Cal State Monterey Bay 3.3
Saint Francis 3.3
Occidental 3.28
UC San Diego 3.27

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