Men's Water Polo Earns CWPA All-Academic Team Honors
Colonials Also Boast Six Individual All-Academic Honorees
May 3, 2006
WASHINGTON, DC - The George Washington University men's water polo team has earned 2005-06 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) All-Academic Team Honors, as announced by the sport's governing body. GW was one of just 14 schools to earn CWPA All-Academic accolades as a team, highlighted by six student-athletes earning all-academic honors individually.
Individually, freshman David Zenk (St. Louis, MO) and senior Jonathan Lo (Hong Kong, China) each earned Superior All-Academic accolades, while freshman Sergi Shev (San Mateo, CA), junior John Hornberger (Houston, TX), freshman Andrew Sweeney (Hampton, NH) and senior Anthony Guadagni (Visalia, CA) each garnered Excellent All-Academic honors.
Student-athletes selected represented achievement on three levels: Excellent, 3.20-3.40; Superior, 3.41-3.70; and Outstanding, 3.71-4.0.
For team honors, institutions selected represent combined team GPA's greater than 2.75. The Colonials boasted an overall team GPA of 2.95. Washington University led all schools with a 3.83 team GPA.
GW finished the 2005 season with a 12-16 mark, including winning its final two games at the CWPA Southern Championship to finish ninth at the tournament. Hornberger led the squad with 42 goals in 27 games. Zenk ranked second on the squad with 41 goals, but finished as the team leader in assists (34), total points (75) and steals (76).