BRIDGEPORT, Pa. - The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPA) announced its honorees for the 2017 Women's All-Academic Awards with 12 individuals earning the honor and the team posting the fourth-best GPA in the country.
As a team, the Crimson registered a GPA of 3.52, only trailing Iona and Washington & Jefferson (3.63) and California Baptist (3.56). The next highest Ivy League school was Brown in 10th with a 3.41 mark.
The ACWPA breaks its individual recipients of All-Academic down into three categories. Outstanding award winners have GPAs between 3.71 – 4.0, Superior is between 3.41-3.70 and Excellent is 3.20 – 3.40.
The quartet of Angie Varona, Eela Nagaraj, Mathilde Ribordy and Michelle Martinelli took home outstanding honors. The recognition was the fourth-straight for Nagaraji. Matinelli moved up to the outstanding after earning Superior a year ago.
Those student-athletes receiving Superior recognition this year were: Cleo Harrington, Kristen Hong, Lana Gorlinski, Sam Acker, Sami Strutner, Sofia Carrera-Justiz and Zoe Osborne. Julie Harrison rounded out the Harvard honorees on the Excellent list.
2016 ACWPC Women's All-Academic Awards
Outstanding (3.71-4.0 GPA)
Superior (3.41-3.70 GPA)
Excellent (3.20-3.40 GPA)