In her career at UC San Diego, Franke has been named to an All-American Team three times, earning honors in 2019 as well.
Franke becomes the first athlete from any sport at UC San Diego to be named Big West Player of the Year.
Ciara Franke and Taylor Onstott were both selected to the Third Team while Reilly Gallagher and Jessee Ransone were named Honorable Mention.
#21 Wagner’s Sofia Diaz Alvarez registered the biggest scoring effort of Week 2, notching an eight-goal effort in an 18-17 sudden victory over #23 Indiana.
Goals were coming fast and furious on opening weekend of the collegiate women’s water polo season. Here are the conference award winners from Week 1.
The top two teams – USC and Stanford – remained the same in collegiate women’s water polo poll after Week 1 of competition.
Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.
UC San Diego’s Chanel Schilling leads the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Division II All-America teams as the Division II Player of the Year, while UCSD coach Brad Kreutzkamp was tabbed as the Coach of the Year.
NCAA Tournament water polo action continues Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center with the quarterfinal round (first round) with the top four seeds – #1 USC, #2 Stanford, #3 UCLA and #4 Cal beginning play alongside #5 Hawaii, #6 Michigan and Tuesday’s opening round victors: #8 Pacific and #14 UC San Diego.
The 10-team, nine-match NCAA Water Polo Championships began on Tuesday with a pair of play-in matches, with #14 UC San Diego and #8 Pacific coming out with victories in the opening round to advance to the quarterfinals.
Seven of the 10 teams vying for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championship were already known after the weekend’s…
The University of California San Diego women’s water polo team climbed back to the apex of the Western Water Polo Association on Sunday, winning the WWPA Championship with a victory over Fresno Pacific in the tournament final, 15-4, at the SPIRE Institute.
Auriel Bill of Cal State East Bay and Chanel Schilling of UC San Diego highlight the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) all-conference teams announced Wednesday.
At the CWPA Division III Championships, Becca Dabrowski netted 27 goals in three games en route to All-Tournament Team and MVP honors. Dabrowski’s efforts led all scorers on collegiate water polo Week 12.
St. Francis Brooklyn’s Kelsey Snelgar broke her own single-season scoring record, upping her tally to 114 goals in 2019 with a 19 score haul last week, including a seven-goal effort vs. Villanova.