Eleven Members of the Men’s Water Polo Team Tabbed as CWPA Scholar-Athletes

The Crimson ranked fourth among CWPA teams with a 3.41 team GPA (photo courtesy: Gil Talbot).

– Eleven members of the Harvard men's water polo team were named to the Collegiate Water Polo Association Scholar-Athlete team for the 2013 season. The Crimson also was ranked fourth among CWPA teams with a 3.41 team grade-point average.

The Crimson had three "Outstanding" selections, four "Superior" recipients and four "Excellent" selections among the 135 student-athletes honored. 

Senior Jimmy Field and sophomores Robbie Fluegge and Austen Novis were named "Outstanding" scholar-athletes for having grade point averages about 3.71. Field is a three-time recipient of the highest academic honor from the CWPA, while Fluegge takes home his second scholar-athlete award and Novis earns his first such honor from the conference.

The "Superior" selections, who had GPAs between 3.41-3.70 include senior William Roller, juniors John Holland-McCowan and Max Murphy and freshman Dan Stevens.

Four more Crimson players earned "Excellent" honors for finishing with grade-point averages between 3.20-3.40. Sophomores Blake Lee, Colin Woolway and Noah Harrison and rookie Joey Colton were tabbed as "Excellent."

Harvard finished with an impressive 18-14 record as the Crimson captured its first conference title with an 11-1 mark and placed second at the CWPA Northern Division Championships and fifth at the CWPA Championships.