Andersen Picks Up ACWPA All-America Honors

Andersen Picks Up ACWPA All-America Honors

Andersen picks up All-America honors after leading the Crimson with 72 goals in 2014. (Gil Talbot)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Sophomore Yoshi Andersen has been honored as an All-American, the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches announced. The Crimson attacker becomes just the fourth player at Harvard to earn All-America status.

Andersen, who drew Honorable Mention accolades, joins Catherine Ysrael '86,  Devan Kennifer '12 and most recently Aisha Price '13 as the only Crimson to be awarded the honor.

A member of the 2014 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) All-Southern Division First Team, Andersen also garnered honors on the CWPA Championship All-Tournament Second Team and claimed accolades as the Harvard Coaches' Award recipient.  Andersen finished the season with a team-high 72 goals and 39 assists to her credit, while chipping in 31 steals. Further, she netted a team-high 14 hat tricks.

In her freshman season, she picked up All-Southern Division Second Team notice and was named the team's Rookie of the Year for notching 61 goals, 42 assists and 54 steals. For her career, she now has 173 goals, 81 assists and 85 steals.