May 24, 2011

CWPA Releases 2011 Women's Club All-Conference Team; 197 Student-Athletes Honored by League

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- A total of 197 student-athletes were named All-Conference as the Collegiate Water Polo Association releases the 2011 Women's National Collegiate Club All-Conference Teams.

Voted on by each division's coaches/team contacts based up on nominations from each program, the All-Conference teams highlight at least seven players from each division who excelled in the field of play during the 2011 season.

In addition, the Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year in each division were announced as selections were voted on by each division's membership with the highest vote recipient earning the award for the 2011 season.

Overall, 100 athletes picked up First Team honors, while 95 were recognized with Second Team accolades, from the CWPA's 14 women's club divisions as a total of 80 schools earned an All-Conference player in 2010, up from 66 institutions in 2010.

Big Ten Division

Most Valuable Player:
Anne-Lise Maag (University of Michigan
Coach of the Year:
Kerry Ciari-Reed (University of Wisconsin)
First Team

Candice Nance (Goalie)
University of Iowa
Anne-Lise Maag
University of Michigan
Katie Hazelrigg
University of Michigan
Milli Brown
University of Michigan
Kelsey Sutton
Ohio State University
Karen Achtien
University of Illinois
Amy Moore
Indiana University



Second Team

Megan Hybinette (Goalie)
University of Illinois
Corissa Lee
University of Illinois
Jessie Carr
University of Michigan
Katie Groff
Purdue University
Juillyn Brown
Ohio State University
Valerie Poulos
University of Wisconsin
Diana Steele
Michigan State University
Kelsey Hoey
Indiana University



Heartland Division

Most Valuable Player:
Maggie Alexander (Carleton College)
Coach of the Year:
Brendan Cassidy (Carleton College)
First Team

Hannah Nerenhausen (Goalie)
Carleton College
Maggie Alexander
Carleton College
Betsy Crowder
Washington University in St. Louis
Dee Fleuriot
Lindenwood University
Anne Heberle
Knox College
Kelley O'Connor
Knox College
Ashley Rampick
Illinois State University



Second Team

Isabelle Heye (Goalie)
Washington University in St. Louis
Corinne Stoffel
Iowa State University
Rebecca Alexander
University of Minnesota
Ellen Esch
Carleton College
Nikki Andre
Lindenwood University
Christine Byron
Illinois State University
Anna Claypool
Knox College



Mid-Atlantic Division

Most Valuable Player:
Justine Sinnaeve (Duke University)
Coach of the Year:
Chad Lemons (Duke University)
First Team

Lara Kaiserian (Goalie)
Pennsylvania State University
Alexis Cherewka
Pennsylvania State University
Justine Sinnaeve
Duke University
Winnie Eastwood
University of Pennsylvania
Kelli Avalos
University of North Carolina
Meghan Milloy
University of Pittsburgh
Karen Blaha
University of Virginia



Second Team

Emily Voreas (Goalie)
University of Virginia
Joanna Curran
University of Virginia
Amanda Zwarenstein
University of Pennsylvania
Kelsey Tarzia
Duke University
Caitlin Manak
University of Richmond
Vivianne Velez
Pennsylvania State University
Kara Stone
University of Pittsburgh
Clare McKendry
Carnegie Mellon University



Midwest Division

Most Valuable Player:
Ali Durkin (University of Notre Dame)
Coach of the Year:
Zach Varwig (Miami University)
First Team

Eileen Flanagan (Goalie)
University of Notre Dame
Ali Durkin
University of Notre Dame
Maisie O'Malley
University of Notre Dame
Tara Bouma
Grand Valley State University
Kaitlin Dean
Grand Valley State University
Megan Rigali
Miami University
Colleen Briggs
Miami University



Second Team

Kelsey Novotny (Goalie)
Miami University
Nikki Riemen
Miami University
Erin Gibson
University of Notre Dame
Victoria Anglin
University of Notre Dame
Rachel MacDonald
Grand Valley State University
Ashley Mulder
Grand Valley State University
Lexi Sweet
Ohio University



New England Division

Most Valuable Player:
Mackenzie Campbell (Boston College)
Coach of the Year:
Ali Titiz (Dartmouth College)
First Team

Shelley Wenzel (Goalie)
Dartmouth College
Aoife Duffy
Dartmouth College
Haley Carstensen
Dartmouth College
Meredith Behm
Boston College
Mackenzie Campbell
Boston College
Mary Keeley
Boston College
Giana Fote
Yale University



Second Team

Lia Breunig (Goalie)
Boston College
Julianna Kadar
Boston University
Ashlee Amparan
Boston University
Kirsten Forsberg
Yale University
Kara Podkaminer
Dartmouth College
Samantha Sworden
United States Coast Guard Academy
Elise Baker
Williams College



New York Division

Most Valuable Player:
Brie Reid (Cornell University)
Coach of the Year:
Mario Martone (Cornell University)
First Team

Lauren Reilly (Goalie)
New York University
Rita Warkov
New York University
Aysa Roberts
New York University
Brie Reid
Cornell University
Yiwen Ng
Cornell University
Rachel Bellon
Columbia University
Megan Latta
Colgate University



Second Team

Karen Swetland (Goalie)
Cornell University
Diana Foster
Cornell University
Nisa Nguyen
New York University
Heather Frank
Colgate University
Sydney Forrenter
Columbia University
Louise Kushner
Columbia University
Emma Gregg
Syracuse University
Lori Halvorson
RPI



North Atlantic Division

Most Valuable Player:
Amelia Noble (Middlebury College)
Coach of the Year:
Brian Goodwin (Middlebury College)
First Team

Genia Nizkorodov (Goalie)
Wellesley College
Alex Simas
Wellesley College
Alex Poon
Wellesley College
Emma Mrkonic
Wellesley College
Amelia Noble
Middlebury College
Andrea Tibbetts
Middlebury College
Chelsea Ward-Waller
Middlebury College
Carrie DeBoer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology



Second Team

Betty Dembicer (Goalie)
Middlebury College
Olivia Noble
Middlebury College
Alexandra Edel
Middlebury College
Emilie Geissinger
Bates College
Charlotte Green
Bates College
Molly Homoki
Bowdoin College
Mai Kristofferson
Bowdoin College



Northwest Division

Most Valuable Player:
Beth Gordon (University of Oregon)
Coach of the Year:
Andrew Cihonski (Oregon State University)
First Team

Tanya Waller (Goalie)
Western Washington University
Beth Gordon
University of Oregon
Katie Peront
University of Oregon
Ashley Anne-Feria
University of Washington
Kristen Swader
University of Washington
Heather Nicholas
Seattle University
Karin Rottman
Oregon State University



Second Team

Hannah Smith (Goalie)
Oregon State University
Janee Stevenson
Oregon State University
Alexis Pennington
University of Oregon
Hillary Wilcox
University of Oregon
Sarah Clakley
University of Washington
Sara King
Western Washington University
Megan Morris
Seattle University
Laura Farley
Central Washington University



Pacific Coast Division

Most Valuable Player:
Sarah Ur (California Polytechnic State University)
Coach of the Year:
Adam Vick (University of California-Los Angeles)
First Team

Noelle Wondergem (Goalie)
California Polytechnic State University
Sarah Ur
California Polytechnic State University
Erika Bigbie
California Polytechnic State University
Rachel Julson
San Diego State University
Carey Wong
University of California-San Diego
Erika Jenkins
University of California-Los Angeles
Adele Young
University of California-Los Angeles



Second Team

Rachel Bone (Goalie)
University of California-Los Angeles
Desiree Wilson
University of California-Los Angeles
Maddison Martin
University of California-Santa Barbara
Jennifer Wen
University of California-Irvine
Sharon Dyer
University of California-Irvine
Taylor Stern
University of Southern California
Kelley Gause
California Polytechnic State University
Casey Clark
California Polytechnic State University



Rocky Mountain Division

Most Valuable Player:
Sarah Clos (University of Utah)
Coach of the Year:
Larry Jackson (University of Utah)
First Team

Sarah Clos (Goalie)
University of Utah
Adri Pachelli
University of Utah
Megan Raby
University of Utah
Lauren Roth
University of Utah
Christina Sloan
University of Utah
Alyssa Woodliff
University of Utah
Brianne Meddleton
University of Utah



Sierra Pacific Division

Most Valuable Player:
Megan Reese (University of California-Davis)
Coach of the Year:
Jonathan Gullone (University of California-Davis)
First Team

Lauren Heddleston (Goalie)
University of California-Davis
Melinda Bacharach
University of California-Davis
Megan Reese
University of California-Davis
Mollie Chadwick
University of California-Santa Cruz
Krista Winkler
California State University-Chico
Raha Sadjadi
University of California-Berkeley
Erika Tasier
California State University-Fresno



Second Team

Amy Crawford (Goalie)
California State University-Chico
Jessica Wellman
California State University-Chico
Kristin Moody
California State University-Maritime Academy
Allegra Tringali
University of California-Berkeley
Tiffany Chan
University of California-Berkeley
Sarah Skinker
University of California-Davis
Carrie McLean
California State University-Fresno



Southeast Division

Most Valuable Player:
Sarah Wright (University of Florida)
Coach of the Year:
Katie Larson (University of Florida)
First Team

Blaire Martin (Goalie)
University of Central Florida
Stephanie Beauchemin Villalobos   University of Central Florida
Crystal Milliken
University of Central Florida
Emily Tillman
University of Central Florida
Paige Dener
Florida State University
Courtney Lenner
University of Florida
Anna Autrey
University of Florida
Sarah Wright
University of Florida



Second Team

Mary Atkinson (Goalie)
University of Florida
Carly Arnold
University of Florida
Laura Zuluaga
University of Central Florida
Jen Weyrauch
Florida State University
Hagen Finn
Florida State University
Elizabeth Sung
Emory University
Markee Harris
Emory University



Southwest Division

Most Valuable Player:
Alexis D'Asaro (Arizona State University)
Coach of the Year:
AJ Grucky (Arizona State University)
First Team

Kaitlyn Morris (Goalie)
Arizona State University
Alexis D'Asaro
Arizona State University
Stephanie Funston
Arizona State University
Emily Harlan
University of Colorado
Ashley Kluza
Colorado State University
Tricia Whitaker
University of Denver
Brett Begley
University of Arizona



Second Team

Ashley Francis (Goalie)
University of Arizona
Hayley Chritton
University of Arizona
Joycie Hunter
Colorado College
Georgia Marshall
United States Air Force Academy
Luci Maggiolo
University of Denver
Madison Pinto
Arizona State University
Jackie Sitko
Colorado State University



Texas Division

Most Valuable Player:
Becca Lewis (University of Texas)
Coach of the Year:
Erin Kasparek (Texas A&M University)
First Team

Kara Evard (Goalie)
Texas A&M University
Rachel Edwards
Texas A&M University
Laura Peterson
Texas A&M University
Becca Lewis
University of Texas
Abby Edwards
University of Texas
Sally Woolweaver
Baylor University
Olivia Grice
Texas State University



Second Team

Courtney Coffey (Goalie)
Texas State University
Bridgette McMahan (Goalie)
University of Texas
Jackie Flynn
Texas State University
Emily Pozzi
Texas State University
Kara Parker
University of Texas
Stephanie Liederbach
University of Texas
Courtney Saint
Texas A&M University
Hillary Bourland 
Texas Tech University

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