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Natalie Peng and two of her teammates were honored on the 2011 ACWPC Women's All-Academic team, it was announced Monday.
Three Tritons Earn ACWPC All-Academic Awards
Release: Monday 08/22/2011 
by UCSD


LA JOLLA, Calif. - Three members of the UC San Diego women's water polo team earned Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) 2011 Women's All-Academic Awards, it was announced Monday.

Allie Taylor earned Superior Level honors for having a GPA between 3.41-3.70, while Natalie Peng and Hanalei Crowell were listed on the Excellent Level for having GPA's between 3.20-3.40.

It marks the second season in a row in which Crowell earned ACWPC All-Academic accolades, while Peng and Taylor made the list for the first time in their respective careers. Crowell was also awarded the Division II Co-Player of the Year by the ACWPC.

The Tritons wrapped up their most successful season in program history in May with its first Western Water Polo Association title since 2000 and their first trip to the NCAA Championships. Moreover, UCSD took home seventh place at the Championships with a handy 15-9 win over No. 20 Iona.

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