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UCSD Places Eight on WWPA All-Academic Team
Release: Monday 07/01/2013 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - The UC San Diego women's water polo team matched its program best, placing eight student-athletes on the 2013 Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) All-Academic Team. The league made the announcement Friday.

Juniors Melissa Bartow and Leah Gonzales, along with sophomore Rachel Brooks, are two-time WWPA All-Academic Team honorees. Sophomore Jolene Guiliana and freshmen Lauren FinwallLaurel KistlerCourtney Miller and Alexis Wieseler are all first-time recipients of the conference award.

The team consists of student-athletes that carried at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), played in at least 50 percent of the team’s contests and had completed a minimum of one semester or two quarters at their institution. All told, 59 student-athletes were named to the 2013 WWPA All-Academic Team.

In 2013, the Tritons won their second WWPA title in the last three seasons and advanced to the NCAA Championship in Boston, where they finished an all-time best sixth.

Brad Kreutzkamp, the WWPA Coach of the Year, led UCSD to a 26-15 overall record and a No. 12 national ranking.

2013 WWPA All-Academic      
Name Year  
Major College
Melissa Bartow Jr. Human Development  Warren
Rachel Brooks So. Marine Biology  Muir
Lauren Finwall Fr. Environmental Systems  Sixth
Leah Gonzales Jr. Environmental Systems  Marshall
Jolene Guiliana So. Psychology  Muir
Laurel Kistler Fr. Undeclared  Muir
Courtney Miller Fr. Cognitive Science  Warren
Alexis Wieseler Fr. Human Biology  Muir

To view the complete list of honorees, visit thewwpa.com.

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