The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) released their 2019 Men’s Water Polo Pre-Season Polls Friday and Whittier College came in receiving votes for the Varsity Polls, while getting ranked No. 2 in the Division III standings.
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced their All-Academic teams and Whittier College had eight players receive recognition as scholar-athletes, the most in a single season in program history.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released their All-Academic teams Monday and the Whittier College athletic department saw 122 student-athletes get recognized for their success from the 2018-19 school year.
The IWLCA named its 2019 Scholar-Athletes of the Year, honoring the top student-athlete in the NCAA Division I, II, and III and the NAIA. Nominees for the award must be a senior or graduate student, have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA, and be a starter or significant reserve for their team.
The 2019 USILA/Warrior and New Balance Division III Scholar All-Americans were announced this week and senior Max Lepley (San Clemente, Calif.) represented the Purple & Gold being recognized for the first time in his career.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) has announced the Scholar All-America teams for the Spring 2019 Semester. A record 480 institutions were named to the list, which included the Whittier College Women’s Swimming & Diving team.
The Whittier College football team has announced its captains for the upcoming 2019 season. The four captains include junior defensive back Oscar Aliaga (Las Vegas, NV), junior wide receiver Moises Gonzalez (Long Beach, Calif.), senior defensive back Sean Hamilton (Henderson, NV), and senior offensive lineman Kaelin Washington (Imperial Beach, Calif.).
Eleven Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) senior Men’s Basketball players departed Los Angeles for France recently, on what has become a yearly tradition for Whittier College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Jensen and the fortunate graduating seniors he travels with. Players from six of the nine SCIAC schools made the trip to France this year, including SCIAC MOP and D3.Hoops All-American Daniel Rosenbaum from Pomona-Pitzer and SCIAC All-Conference selections Nick Segura (CMS), Kyle Ferreira (CLU) and Ted Ducey Award Winner Austin Cole (CLU). The rest of the team included Conner Longmire, Jacob Aruta, Joey Toyama and Ryan Mendez from Whittier College as well as Corwin Feerick and Reed Nakakihara from Chapman and Evan Gustafson from La Verne.
The 2019 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Div. III All-Region teams and Regional Players of the Year have been announced in all eight regions. The teams are voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and the process is led by the ABCA NCAA Div. III All-America Committee.
The d3baseball.com All-West Region teams were announced Thursday and Dane Goodman (Ross, Calif.) continues to bring in the recognition in just his first season being named to the 2nd Team as an outfielder.