Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Releases 2017 Women's Division II All-America Team

Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Releases 2017 Women's Division II All-America Team

2017 ACWPC Women's Division II All-America Team (PDF)

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announces the selection of the organization's 2017 Women's Division II All-America Team.

Comprised of 14 student-athletes, the team features players from nine institutions as the University of California-San Diego (three), California Baptist University (two), Azusa Pacific University (two), California State University, East Bay (two), Sonoma State University (one), Fresno Pacific University (one), Concordia University (one), Gannon Unviersity (one) and Mercyhurst University (one) each garnered a minimum of one athlete on either the First or Second Team Division II All-America lists.

Headlining the team is 2017 Division II Player of the Year Lauren Boyer of the University of California-San Diego.

She is among three athletes garnering their second or better Division II All-America nod as Boyer (2017 First Team, 2016 Second Team) and Alexis Wiesler (2017 First Team, 2016 First Team, 2013 Second Team) of UC-San Diego and Alison Cooney (2017 Second Team, 2016 Second Team) of Gannon were previously recognized by the sport's head coaches.

Lisa Cooper of Cal State East Bay claims Women's Division II Coach of the Year honors for the second time following a previous nod in 2010.

The ACWPC All-America teams are selected based on nominations and voting by the head coach of each program by National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division (Division I, II, III).

Since 2005, the mission of the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) is to promote the development and advancement of collegiate water polo.  This shall be accomplished by providing its membership with professional education, services, training and a united voice.

2017 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Division II All-America Team

Division II Player of the Year:

Lauren Boyer (University of California, San Diego)

Coach of the Year:

Lisa Cooper (California State University, East Bay)



First Team

 

Lina Medeiros (Goalie)

California Baptist University

Paizlee Dreyer

California Baptist University

Lauren Boyer

University of California, San Diego

Alexis Wieseler

University of California, San Diego

Mar Pastor

Azusa Pacific University

Auriel Bill

California State University, East Bay

Amber Penney

Fresno Pacific University



Second Team

 

Nikki Vaughan (Goalie)

California State University, East Bay

Megan Myers

Azusa Pacific University

Emily Varisco

Concordia University

Alison Cooney

Gannon University

Becky Insalaco

Mercyhurst University

Nicole Groat

Sonoma State University

Chanel Schilling

University of California, San Diego

 

Division II Players of the Year (2001-to-Present):

  • 2017 - Lauren Boyer (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2016 - Hannah Evans (California Baptist University)
  • 2015 - Hannah Evans (California Baptist University); Taylor Cross (California State University-East Bay); Courtney Miller (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2014 - Sarah Lizotte (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2013 - Sarah Lizotte (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2012 - Nikki Smart (California State University-Monterey Bay)
  • 2011 - Nikki Smart (California State University-Monterey Bay); Hanalei Crowell (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2010 - Stephanie Heinreich (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2009 - Sydney Gstettenbauer (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2008 - Kim Hockett (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2007 - Sarah Bajorek (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2006 - Kaitlin Foe (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2005 - Tobi LYman (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2004 - Tiffany Hodgens (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2003 - Dana Tucker (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2002 - Emma Kudritzki (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2001 - Tiffany Hodgens ((University of California-Davis)

Division II Coaches of the Year (2001-to-present):

  • 2017 - Lisa Cooper (California State University, East Bay)
  • 2016 - Brad Kreutzkamp (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2015 - Coralie Simmons (Sonoma State University)
  • 2014 - Brad Kreutzkamp (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2013 - Brad Kreutzkamp (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2012 - Gary Figueroa (California State University, Monterey Bay)
  • 2011 - Brad Kreutzkamp (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2010 - Lisa Cooper (California State University, East Bay)
  • 2009 - Coralie Simmons (Sonoma State University)
  • 2008 - Larry Sanders (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2007 - Larry Sanders (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2006 - Larry Sanders (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2005 - Larry Sanders (University of California-San Diego)
  • 2004 - Tom Finwall (California State University, San Bernardino)
  • 2003 - None Selected
  • 2002 - None Selected
  • 2001 - Jamey Wright (University of California-Davis)

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