July 30, 2012

138 Student-Athletes Named to 2012 CWPA Women's Varsity Scholar-Athlete Team

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- 138 student-athletes were named to the 2012 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Women's Varsity Scholar-Athlete Team for their athletic and academic performance during the women's water polo season.

Previously named the All-Academic Team, the program honors student-athletes who have achieved grade point averages of 3.2 or higher and competed during the season.

Overall, 32 varsity athletes earned Outstanding (3.71-4.00), 56 garnered Superior (3.41-3.70) and 50 received Excellent (3.20-3.40) honors.

Among varsity teams that submitted information for honors, Harvard University posted the highest team grade point average at 3.507, while Connecticut College (3.45) and Macalester College (3.40) also broke the 3.4 plane.  Mercyhurst University (3.34), Washington & Jefferson College (3.27), Hartwick College (3.21), Gannon University (3.20), Pennsylvania State University-Behrend (3.18), Indiana University (3.18), Brown University (3.15), Bucknell University (3.14), George Washington University (3.14), Notre Dame College (3.06) and Utica College (3.00) exceeded or equaled a 3.0 GPA, with Princeton University (2.99) and Grove City College (2.93) rounding out the 16 squads that posted 2.75 or higher GPAs to receive league honors.

In individual awards, Harvard recorded the most honors with 12 (two Outstanding, five Superior, five Excellent), followed by Connecticut College (four Outstanding, three Superior, four Excellent) as the Crimson and Camels were the only teams to notch 10 or more nods.  Brown (three Outstanding, four Superior, two Excellent), Bucknell (two Outstanding, two Superior, five Excellent), Indiana (three Outstanding, three Superior, three Excellent) and the University of Maryland (two Outstanding, four Superior, three Excellent) posted nine, with Macalester (one Outstanding, five Superior, two Excellent), Mercyhurst (two Outstanding, two Superior, three Excellent), Gannon (four Outstanding, two Superior, two Excellent) and Princeton (four Superior, four Excellent) tallying eight.

George Washington (two Outstanding, four Superior, four Excellent), Utica (two Superior, five Excellent) and Washington & Jefferson (four Outstanding, two Superior, one Excellent), Grove City (four Superior, two Excellent), Michigan (four Superior, two Excellent), Hartwick (one Outstanding, one Superior, three Excellent), Notre Dame (one Outstanding, two Superior, two Excellent) and PSU-Behrend (one Outstanding, three Superior, one Excellent) complete the recognized programs.


Outstanding (3.71-4.00)
Maliaka Drebin Brown University
Sandra Mastrangelo Brown University
Sarah Presant Brown University
Becca Shopiro Bucknell University
Hallie Kennan Bucknell University
Emily Hunter Connecticut College
Kristin Lampley Connecticut College
Lilian Polatchek Connecticut College
Maia Taft Connecticut College
Colleen Harriger Gannon University
Erica Romanko Gannon University
Libbie Guina Gannon University
Kelly Steininger Gannon University
Jessie Hurd George Washington University
Monica Hanson George Washington University
Anna Zdolsek Hartwick College
Jasmine Griffin Harvard University
Riley Kessler Harvard University
Devon Peterson Indiana University
Meghan Lappan Indiana University
Shelby Taylor Indiana University
Madeline Spolin Macalester College
Alexandra Iaquinto Mercyhurst University
Hope Rozelle Mercyhurst University
Chelsea Law Notre Dame College
Lindsay Musoleno Pennsylvania State University-Behrend
Rachel Stein University of Maryland
Shelby Reyes University of Maryland
Brittany Vogel Washington & Jefferson College
Dana Wieber Washington & Jefferson College
Mackenzie Graff Washington & Jefferson College
Margot Wummer Washington & Jefferson College

Superior (3.41-3.70)
Evan Cranston Brown University
Kate Woods Brown University
Kayla Stormont Brown University
Samantha Ryu Brown University
Julianne Valdes Bucknell University
Mackenzie Ferry Bucknell University
Catherine Mullaley Connecticut College
Kathryn Jacobson Connecticut College
Sarah Miller Connecticut College
Laurel Martinez Gannon University
Katelyn Jacobs Gannon University
Allison Littlejohn George Washington University
Erin Dickson George Washington University
Jessie Sinkula George Washington University
Megan Walker George Washington University
Amanda Brush Grove City College
Amy Fallas Grove City College
Andrea Wilson Grove City College
Kristi Baur Grove City College
Haley Cox Hartwick College
Aisha Price Harvard University
Elise Molnar Harvard University
Kalina Grabb Harvard University
Shayna Price Harvard University
Victorica Frager Harvard University
Amanda Redfern Indiana University
Nina Escobedo Indiana University
Shae Fournier Indiana University
Anya Phillips Macalester College
Catherine Flint Macalester College
Phoebe Marcus Macalester College
Rachel Harrington-Abrams Macalester College
Sarah Shoemaker Macalester College
Allison Grimes Mercyhurst University
Kylie McCormick Mercyhurst University
Elena Williams Notre Dame College
Julie Maginnis Notre Dame College
Casey Bickings Pennsylvania State University-Behrend
Emily Spicher Pennsylvania State University-Behrend
Paula Rusca Pennsylvania State University-Behrend
Camille Hooks Princeton University
Kelly Gross Princeton University
Saranna Soroka Princeton University
Taylor Dunstan Princeton University
Allison Campbell University of Maryland
Nicole Tobin University of Maryland
Rebecca Gerrity University of Maryland
Zoe Respondek University of Maryland
Beth Williams University of Michigan
Laura Milstead University of Michigan
Lauren Nadel University of Michigan
Sophie Hoegh University of Michigan
Beckee Morgan Utica College
Madison Christoff Utica College
Sara Boldt Washington & Jefferson College
Sarah Cull Washington & Jefferson College

Excellent (3.20-3.40)
Katherine Booher Brown University
Megan Nolet Brown University
Amanda Skonezney Bucknell University
Heather Smith Bucknell University
Sayeh Bozorghadad Bucknell University
Shannon Carroll Bucknell University
Tara Murao Bucknell University
Mallory Kosow Connecticut College
Megan Wright Connecticut College
Pamela Lovejoy Connecticut College
Shelter Wein Connecticut College
Adelee Choban Gannon University
Janelle McDaniels Gannon University
Rachael Bentley George Washington University
Amanda Johnston Grove City College
Amy Fleming Grove City College
Lisa Bass Hartwick College
Sasha Freeborn Hartwick College
Shannon Leonard Hartwick College
Devan Kennifer Harvard University
Jamie Williams Harvard University
Lizzie Abbottt Harvard University
Monica Zdrojewski Harvard University
Shannon Purcell Harvard University
Hanna Eimstad Indiana University
Shelley St. Omer Roy Indiana University
Summer Creighton Indiana University
Grace Fleming Macalester College
Suzanne Oh Macalester College
Kimberly Goodhart Mercyhurst University
Laura Perez Mercyhurst University
Trish Armstrong Mercyhurst University
Angela Belback Notre Dame College
Lucinda Darvell Notre Dame College
Amanda Gorman Pennsylvania State University-Behrend
CeCe Coffey Princeton University
Katlin Poladian Princeton University
Laura Martinez Princeton University
Molly McBee Princeton University
Carly Hoshko University of Maryland
Christine Goetsch University of Maryland
Molly Ruth University of Maryland
Lizzie Watson University of Michigan
Meagan Cobb University of Michigan
Ashley Van Patten Utica College
Evelyn Kurzac Utica College
Jen Persio Utica College
Lisa Torii Utica College
Michelle Allen Utica College
Jessica Sweitzer Washington & Jefferson College

Varsity Team GPA
Harvard University 3.507
Connecticut College 3.45
Macalester College 3.40
Mercyhurst University 3.34
Washington & Jefferson College 3.27
Hartwick College 3.21
Gannon University 3.20
Pennsylvania State University-Behrend 3.18
Indiana University 3.18
Brown University 3.15
Bucknell University 3.14
George Washington University 3.14
Notre Dame College 3.06
Utica College 3.00
Princeton University 2.99
Grove City College 2.93

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