Men's Water Polo Garners a Dozen on CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team

Pictured: Mike Katzer
Photo courtesy:Gil Talbot Photography

The Harvard men's water polo team earned 12 spots on the 2009 Collegiate Water Polo Association Scholar-Athlete Team. A record 310 student-athletes were tabbed to this year's list. The program honors varsity and club student-athletes who have achieved grade point averages of 3.2 or higher and competed during the 2009 men's season.

Sporting a 3.71 to 4.0 grade point average, Egen Atkinson, John Kolb and Bret Voith earned slots on the Outstanding list. Kevin DiSilvestro, Alex Thompson, Thomas Bailey, Antone Martinho, Jeff Lee and Alexandre Popp all owned grade point averages between 3.41 and 3.70, good for a spot on the Superior slate. Mike Katzer, Nikhil Balaraman and Dan Furman each earned a grade point average between 3.20 and 3.40, placing the three on the Excellent list.

As a team, Harvard owned the second-best GPA in the CWPA this season. The Crimson boasted a 3.41 grade point average. Brown sported a 3.57 grade point average to lead the list.