Eight Women's Water Polo Players Named to CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team
June 19, 2009
BRIDGEPORT, PA - The George Washington women's water polo team placed eight players on the 2009 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Scholar-Athlete Team and was one of seven teams to earn All-Academic squad honors, the league announced Thursday.
GW's team grade-point average of 3.11 ranked seventh-best among the CWPA's 18 programs and earned the program All-Academic squad recognition for the second consecutive year.
Junior Marissa Stamler earned outstanding status for the second straight year with a grade-point average between 3.71 and 4.0.
Sophomore Erin Delker made her second appearance on the Scholar-Athlete Team's superior squad with a GPA between 3.41 and 3.7.
Senior Luciana Maggiolo, juniors Bernadette Karandy and Tara Sullivan, sophomore Charlotte Schou and freshmen Allison Peotter and Megan Walker all earned excellent distinction with GPAs between 3.2 and 3.4. It marks Karandy's second selection to the Scholar-Athlete Team.
Athletes were nominated by their coach/sports information director and were active participants on the team and a full-time student at the institution which nominated them. Further, each student-athlete achieved a 3.2 cumulative Grade Point Average or higher based on the most recent grades posted through the spring semester of the 2008-09 academic year.
GW (6-21) knocked off Bucknell in the consolation game of the CWPA Southern Division Championship to place third at the event, its highest finish since 2005.