DAVIS, Calif. - Eight UC Davis women's water polo student-athletes, plus the team at large, captured All-Academic honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches, it was announced Friday. Alphabetically, the Aggie recipients comprise Hannah Curran, Elsie Fullerton, Allyson Hansen, Hannah Harvey, Bryn Lutz, Erin Schlueter, Jillian Wilding and Hailey Wright.
UC Davis also finished as one of 30 teams with combined grade-point averages of 3.00 or better. The Aggies compiled a 3.07 average.
To be eligible for ACWPC All-Academic recognition, a student-athlete must have competed in at least 50 percent of the team's contests and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher. The honor roll features three categories: Outstanding (3.71-4.0), Superior (3.41-3.70) and Excellent (3.20-3.40).
This is the fourth straight award for Curran, a civil engineering major from Martinez, California. She also had the highest GPA among the eight Aggie honorees, appearing in the Outstanding category. Fullerton and Schlueter are both third-time recipients, each listing in the Superior section. Wilding, a second-year All-Academic, made the Excellent rolls.
Hansen, Harvey, Lutz and Wright each pick up their first such awards. Hansen and Harvey made the Superior category while Lutz and Wright made the Excellent category.
The ACWPC All-Academic program differs slightly in requirements from the Big West Conference All-Academic in that it allows freshman honorees, and has a higher minimum GPA.
2013 ACWPC ALL-ACADEMIC AWARDS
UC Davis honorees listed.
Hannah Curran (Sr., Martinez, Calif., Civil Engineering)
Elsie Fullerton (Jr., Davis, Calif., Genetics)
Allyson Hansen (Jr., Concord, Calif., Human Development)
Hannah Harvey (Fr., Clovis, Calif., Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior)
Erin Schlueter (Sr., Mill Valley, Calif., Human Development)
Bryn Lutz (So., Carlsbad, Calif., Animal Science)
Jillian Wilding (Jr., San Diego, Calif., Sustainable Agriculture)
Hailey Wright (So., Davis, Calif., Environmental Science & Management)