Six From Men’s Water Polo Earn Academic Accolades
Colonials honored by Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches
WASHINGTON -- Six student-athletes from the GW men’s water polo team have earned accolades for their performance in the classroom by being named to the 2016 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Team.
Sophomores Matt Taylor and Connor Rosenberg garnered “outstanding” status for achieving a cumulative grade-point average between 3.71-4.0, while senior Sander Profaci and juniors Quentin Montgomery and Noah McKinnie Braun are classified as “superior” with GPAs between 3.41-3.70. Senior Alex Swart rounded out GW’s six selections - its most since landing seven on the team in 2013 - with “excellent” status (GPA between 3.20-3.40).
A total of 357 student-athletes were named to the team with the ACWPC awarding 86 classified as outstanding, 135 as superior and 136 excellent accolades. This marks the fourth year in a row Profaci has been honored while Braun was honored for the third time. Montgomery, Rosenberg and Taylor landed on the team for the second year in a row.
As a team, GW was also one of 26 institutions recognized for achieving better than a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
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