Harvard Earns 15 Selections to CWPA Men's Scholar-Athlete Team

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Collegiate Water Polo Association has announced that 257 student-athletes from the fall men's season have been named to the 2008 CWPA Men's Scholar-Athlete Team. Harvard placed an impressive 15 student-athletes to the list including seven underclassmen.

Senior co-captains Jay Connolly and David Tune, juniors Egen Atkinson, Thomas Bailey, Nikhil Balaraman, Mitch Denti, Dan Furman and Sean Mitchell sophomores John Kolb, Jeff Lee, Alex Thompson and Bret Voith and freshman Kevin DiSilvestro, Mike Katzer and Alexandre Popp earned academic recognition.

The Scholar-Athlete Team was comprised of all varsity student-athletes who competed during the fall season and accumulated a 3.2 or higher cumulative grade-point average. Student-athletes were recognized in three levels: 3.2 to 3.4 (Excellent), 3.41 to 3.7 (Superior) and 3.71 to 4.0 (Outstanding). For the Crimson, 11 of its 15 honorees recorded performances of Superior or better as the team posted a cumulative 3.33 GPA.