Feb. 20, 2013
UC Davis water polo player Carmen Eggert was selected as the Big West Conference Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, February 17, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. This is the fifth such award for the senior attacker in her career, and her first in 2013.
A 2009 alumna of Marin Catholic High School in San Rafael and a two-time honorable mention All-American, Eggert led the Aggies in goals (10), steals (7), drawn exclusions (6) and field blocks (4) at the Davis Challenge tournament over the weekend. She helped UC Davis to four straight wins, including two victories against Top 20 foes. Eggert scored hat tricks on each end of Saturday's doubleheader with Cal Lutheran and No. 20 CSU Bakersfield, then scored two goals each against No. 18 Pacific and Sonoma State. She also put up heavy defensive contributions in the 12-5 win over the Tigers, tallying four steals and a pair of field blocks.
Eggert twice won Big West Player of the Week nods in each of her sophomore and junior seasons.
UC Davis, ranked 14th nationally in the new February 20 poll, heads to the UCI Invitational this Saturday and Sunday.