Men's Water Polo

Murat Ersoz named SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Murat Ersoz named SCIAC Athlete of the Week

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SCIAC Athletes of the Week

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletes of the Week were announced Monday and junior goalie Murat Ersoz (Istanbul, Turkey) was recognized as the SCIAC Water Polo Defensive Athlete of the Week.

This is the third time Ersoz has won this award as he led the Purple & Gold to a perfect 2-0 week with wins over Chapman (12-11) and Cal Lutheran (12-7).  He was tremendous in goal over the 64 minutes of the two games, totaling 21 saves including 12 against the Panthers and nine in the win over the Kingsmen. 

Whittier has a big week beginning with a match-up with Caltech on the road this Wednesday, October 24 beginning at 7:00pm.  They then return home this Saturday, October 27 to host the University of La Verne (11:00am) and Division I Princeton University (7:00pm).