Men’s Water Polo Receives Academic Accolades

Men’s Water Polo Receives Academic Accolades

PASADENA, Calif. – The Caltech men's water polo team was recognized by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) for having the second highest team GPA in the country. In addition, nine of the 13 players were recognized for having a GPA of at least 3.20.

"This is just another step forward for our program. We strive for excellence both in the pool and the classroom, and this is a nice reward for all our hard work," third year head coach Josh Moser said.

The Caltech program achieved a team GPA of 3.500 which was listed just behind Brown's team GPA of 3.520. Among traditional NCAA Division III schools, the Beavers had the highest team GPA.

In addition to the team honor, the ACWPC recognized players with a GPA of at least 3.20. The ACWPC doesn't release the specific GPA for the student-athletes but they list the student-athletes who GPA falls into the following categories: Outstanding (4.00-3.71), Superior (3.70-3.41), Excellent (3.40-3.20). The following Caltech players were recognized:

Outstanding - Thomas Kwong, Jack Blackwood, Tim MacDonald

Superior - Joshua Hardenbrook, Ryan Newton, Christopher Hallacy, Adam Kahn, Zack Gomez, Daniel Sexton

Complete Team and Student-Athlete Listing (PDF)