Big wins and record-setting performances highlighted the Week 10 collegiate water polo conference award winners.
Johns Hopkins’ Emerson Sullivan and Wagner College’s Oliver Fodor were the top scorers of the week, each setting a school record. Stanford’s Ben Hallock netted a MPSF league game record eight tallies in a win over Cal.
The trio were among 13 players which earned honors from their respective conferences for their Week 10 efforts.
Golden Coast Conference
Player of the Week: Chris Dilworth, Pepperdine – Scored a hat trick in the #6 Waves’ 10-9 win over #8 Long Beach State.
CWPA Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference
Offensive Player of the Week: Emerson Sullivan, Johns Hopkins – Scored 14 goals and added two assists, four drawn ejections, six steals and one block for the Bluejays; put in two goals to go with two ejections and three steals in an 11-8 loss to #16 Fordham; deposited a school record 12 goals, part of another record 14 points, in a 23-22 win over Wagner; added two drawn ejections, three steals and a field block in the victory over the Seahawks.
Defensive Player of the Week: Bailey O’Mara, Fordham – Tallied 65 saves and nine steals as the Rams went 4-0; made nine saves in a 12-8 win over Iona; notched a career-high 17 saves and six steals in a 14-13 win over George Washington; registered 18 saves to go with three steals, two penalty blocks and an assist in an 11-6 win over Navy; tallied a career-high 21 stops in an 11-8 win over Johns Hopkins, to become just the third Fordham goalie to notch 20 or more saves in a game.
Rookie Player of the Week: Oliver Fodor, Wagner College – Totaled 17 goals, two assists, two steals, a field block and 19 drawn exclusion in three games for the Seahawks; scored twice in a 13-12 sudden death overtime win over Navy; posted one goal and two assists in a 24-15 loss to #18 George Washington; put in a school record 14 goals in a 23-22 loss to Johns Hopkins
Player of the Week: Ben Hallock, Stanford – Netted a career-best and MPSF league game record eight goals, tallied five exclusions and added two steals in the Cardinal’s 15-8 win over #7 Cal
Newcomer of the Week: Max Wade, Austin College – Registered six goals in a 13-8 win over Penn State Behrend and tacked on four more in a win over Ottawa; added in three steals and two earned exclusions in the contests.
Northeast Water Polo Conference
Player of the Week: Noah Hodge, Harvard – Recorded 17 saves and added three steals and an assist in a 14-5 win over MIT, helping the Crimson finish off a perfect regular season at 27-0.
Defensive Player of the Week: Mitchell Cooper, Princeton – Scored two goals and added an assist in a 19-12 win over Iona; notched six goals and three assists in a 13-10 win over St. Francis Brooklyn.
Rookie of the Week: Kaleb Archer, Harvard – Posted four goals, an assist and a steal in a 14-5 win over MIT, as the Crimson moved to 27-0 on the year and 10-0 in the NWPC.
Offensive Player of the Week: Will Clark, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – Scored three goals and assisted on the game-winner as the Stags topped Whittier 10-9 on Wednesday; put in two goals and added another assist in a 19-7 win over Occidental
Defensive Player of the Week: Wesley Hertel, Chapman – Racked up 19 saves in wins over La Verne (17-14) and Cal Lutheran (13-9); posted 12 stops and six steals against La Verne; added seven saves and four steals vs. CLU.
Western Water Polo Association
Player of the Week: Joseph Galgani, Cal Baptist – Recorded six goals, three assists, five steals and a drawn ejection in two games; put in three goals and added two assists and two steals in a 13-11 win over Concordia (Irvine); notched a hat trick, an assist, three stealas and a drawn ejection in a 13-7 win over Redlands.