Thirteen Athenas Earn ACWPC All-Academic Recognition

Senior Emma Choy capped off her career with Outstanding ACWPC All-Academic team honors
Senior Emma Choy capped off her career with Outstanding ACWPC All-Academic team honors

CLAREMONT, Calif. - A total of 13 members of the CMS women's water polo team were honored by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches on its All-Academic Team, the organization announced today.

Four members of the Athenas earned the highest recognition ("Outstanding") for earning a 3.7 grade point average or higher: senior Emma Choy, sophomore Anna Fry and first-years Ruth Efe and Emily McElroy.  Choy graduated from Claremont McKenna this spring with a degree in chemistry, earning the highest recognition from the ACWPC in her final collegiate season.

The five Athenas to capture Superior All-Academic honors (3.4 to 3.7 GPA) were seniors Kaitlyn Eng and Krystal Sung, sophomore Chandlyr Denaro, and first-years Maddy Menard and Veronica Show. Senior Haley Gibbs, junior Celeste Cerna, and first-years Ayla Huhn and Jessica Salaz captured Excellent All-Academic distinction (3.2 to 3.4 GPA) to give CMS a total of 13 honorees. 

As a team, the Athenas had a 3.42 grade point average, which ranked tied for 16th nationally (all divisions) and tied for fourth in Division III. All four of the graduating seniors were honored on the individual teams. 

To view the complete list of ACWPC All-Academic honorees, head to the following link: 

ACWPC All-Academic Teams