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Water Polo's Kennifer Named AWPCA All-America Honorable Mention

Photo courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications.

Harvard junior co-captain Devan Kennifer was named honorable mention All-America by the American Water Polo Coaches Association (AWPCA).  This is the second All-America selection for Kennifer and the first All-American for head coach Ted Minnis.

Kennifer, a two-meter player, led the Crimson in goals (76) and steals (81).Kennifer was also the 2011 Harvard MVP award, the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Southern Division all-conference first team and the CWPA Eastern Championship all-tournament first team. Kennifer also earned CWPA Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week Honors for April 4-10 and was named Harvard COOP Athlete of the Week May 3.

She led the Crimson to its best finish at the Eastern Championships since 2005 and a 17 win season, giving the Crimson its most wins in six years.