2017 Women's Water Polo All-Conference Team

2017 Women's Water Polo All-Conference Team

The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) has announced its 2017 women's water polo end of the year awards, as voted upon by the league's 9 head coaches. The awards include the Athlete of the Year, Newcomer and Coaching Staff of the Year, the Sportsmanship Team and First Team and Second Team. 

Christina Williamson from Pomona-Pitzer was named the 2017 Athlete of the Year after leading the Sagehens to the SCIAC Championship. She notched 34 goals overall with eleven of those coming in conference play. The co-captain was second in drawn ejections on her team and was only excluded nine times all season.  

Andi Sandoval was named the 2017 Newcomer of the Year and had an immediate impact for Chapman offensively. The lefty driver had 20 goals and 27 assists this season. She also accounted for 25 steals on the year. 

Cal Lutheran and head coach Craig Rond were named the 2017 SCIAC Coaching Staff of the Year after guiding the Regals to 15-13 overall record which produced its best record with 15 wins since 2012. Cal Lutheran finished fourth in SCIAC going 6-5. 

2017 Women's Water Polo Selections 
Athlete of the Year: Christina Williamson, Sr., Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Newcomer of the Year: Andi Sandoval, Jr., Chapman
Coaching Staff of the Year: Cal Lutheran, Head Coach Craig Rond 

First Team      
Christina Williamson

SR Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Isabella Gorrocino

SR Whittier College
Stephanie Rosero

SR University of La Verne
Jocelyn Castro   JR Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Ahsha Earwood   SR Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Jenel Rivera

SR Whittier College
Guarina Garcia

SO University of La Verne
Roxy Kiessling

JR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 
Kristi McGee

JR Cal Lutheran University 
Second Team      
Chessa Burke

 SR Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Jessica Gaffney

 JR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Anastacia Gonzalez

 SO Whittier College
Grace Schade

 SR Chapman University
Kolby Kahahawai

 SO University of Redlands
Nikki Roed

 SO Cal Lutheran University
Bailey Meyer

 SO Cal Lutheran University
Zyania Morales
 SR Whittier College
Sportsmanship Team     
Sasha Zemsky
   SR Caltech
Sam Wulfestieg
   JR California Lutheran University
Emiko Mizusawa
   SR Chapman University
Helen Thomason
   JR Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 
Candice Vorbeck
   JR University of La Verne
Mirei Yasuda
   SR Occidental College
Hope Grant
   SR Pomona-Pitzer Colleges
Rashel Alvarez-Zakson
   SR University of Redlands
Caitlin Bronzan
 SR Whittier College