BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) announces the selection of 40 student-athletes to the 2020 ACWPC Division III Women’s Varsity All-America Team.
The All-America honors are divided into eight-member (seven field players, one goalie) First and Second Teams with 24 athletes collecting Honorable Mention notice as a total of 17 institutions garnered at least one selection on the 2020 edition of the Division III team.
Austin College, California Lutheran University, Pomona-Pitzer Colleges and Whittier College lead the way as the quartet each tallied four honors. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges, Connecticut College and the University of La Verne each notched trios of accolades, while Carthage College, Grove City College, Macalester College and Penn State Behrend netted pairs. Chapman University, Monmouth College, Occidental College, University of Redlands, Washington & Jefferson College and Wittenberg University all posted single awards.
Due to the termination of the season caused by the Coronavirus/COVID-19, the ACWPC did not solicit votes for either National Player or Coach of the Year selections in 2020.
The ACWPC All-America teams are selected based on nominations and voting by varsity head coaches.
Founded in 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.