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BRIDGEPORT, Pa. – The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) released the 2018 women's water polo All-Academic awards Tuesday and twelve Poets were honored for their individual academic performances, while the team was recognized by posting a 3.05 cumulative GPA.
A record total of 573 student-athletes were recognized overall and divided into three teams (Outstanding: 4.0-3.71; Superior: 3.70-3.41; Excellent: 3.40-3.20). The total shatters the all-time high of 548 established last year and includes 153 Outstanding, 243 Superior and 177 Excellent selections.
A total of 58 institutions earned at least one All-Academic selection, while 55 schools garnered Team All-Academic recognition.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete's head coach must be a member of the ACWPC, while the athlete must attain a grade point average (GPA) in excess of 3.20. Teams must achieve a 3.0 GPA to garner honors.