Seven Named To All-Academic National Water Polo Team

Denver, Colo.-----Bridget McKee and Kelly Stewart topped a group of seven San Jose State University water polo players named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) 2009 Women’s All-Academic national team.

    McKee, a junior from Newbury Park, Calif., and Stewart, a freshman from Surrey, British Columbia, finished the 2008-09 academic year with a cumulative grade-point average above 3.70 to earn Outstanding distinction from the ACWPC.

    Players who maintained at least a 3.20 cumulative grade-point average and played in at least 50 percent of the team’s matches in the 2009 season earned All-Academic status in one of three categories from the ACWPC.

    Freshman Megan Lane from Brea, Calif., and Juliet Moss, a senior from San Jose, were named Superior for their grade-point averages that ranged from 3.41 to 3.70.

    Sophomore Alyssa Friesen from Clovis, Calif., freshman Allie Stewart from Sacramento, Calif., and senior Tanya Torres from Alta Loma, Calif., received Excellent recognition from the ACWPC.

    McKee and Moss are two-time recipients of the ACWPC All-Academic award. Torres, both Stewarts, Lane and Friesen earned their first award.