Men's Water Polo Receives 12 ACWPC All-Academic Honors

The Crimson earned 11 individual and one team award from the ACWPC (Justine Agaloos).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Harvard men's water polo team received 12 academic honors Thursday, as the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced its 2012 Men's All-Academic Awards.

The Crimson had 11 individuals honored for their work inside the classroom, while the team's cumulative grand point average of 3.371 was the fourth-highest in the country, trailing only California Institute of Technology, St. Francis and Stanford.

Junior Jimmy Field and freshman Robbie Fluegge received "Outstanding" recognition from the ACWPC for holding grade point averages between 3.71 and 4.00. It is the second consecutive season that Field, a Hawaii native, has received the highest academic honor from the ACWPC, while it is the first award for Fluegge.

In the "Superior" category, reserved for athletes with GPAs between 3.41 and 3.70, eight members of the Crimson were honored. Senior Antone Martinho, juniors Will Roller and Nathan Clement, sophomores John Holland-McCowan and Max Murphy and freshmen Austen Novis, Noah Harrison and Blake Lee all garnered recognition.

Class of 2016 member Colin Woolway earned "Excellent" recognition for having a GPA between 3.20 and 3.40 to round out the 11 honorees.

Harvard finished its 2012 campaign with a 15-19 overall record and 4-2 mark in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Northern Division and placed seventh at the CWPA Eastern Championships.