BRIDGEPORT, Pa. – The Connecticut College women's water polo team as well as 12 of its student-athletes earned all-academic recognition from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) for excellence in the classroom.
The Camels registered a 3.42 grade point average as a team during the 2017-18 academic year to earn recognition as an entire program. The team's mark also ranked tied for 10th nationally with Stanford among all NCAA divisions.
In addition, 12 of the 15 student-athletes were recognized for recording a GPA of a 3.20 or better. The individuals who earned the award included April Anderson (Mill Valley, Calif.), Paige Cackovic (New Albany, Ohio), Shannon Cry (Monterey, Calif.), Ashley Fitch (Deerfield, Mass.), Brooklynn Hayes (Granville, Mass.), Peri Hummel (Middlebury, Conn.), Ashley Ignatowski (Guilford, Conn.), Stephania Lopez (Chicago, Ill.), Sarah Nappo (Portland, Maine), Kaitlin Reagan (Saratoga, Calif.), Hannah Rogers (Kingston, Pa.) and Sophia Soriano (Summerland, Calif.).
The Connecticut College women's water polo team continued to be one of the institution's strongest athletically by advancing to the championship game of the CWPA Division III Tournament for the fifth time in six years. The program graduates five seniors and is slated to return 10 letterwinners next season.