SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The 2018 Golden Coast Conference Men's All-Academic Team was released today, highlighting the commitment and dedication of 55 GCC water polo student-athletes both inside and outside of the pool.
More than a quarter of this year's All-Academic selections belonged to the UC Santa Barbara men's water polo team, which was second-to-none with 14 selections. San Jose State also placed 14 student-athletes on the list.
UC Irvine came in with the third-most members with 12, while Pacific contributed six. Rounding out the list were Long Beach State with five and Pepperdine with four.
The criteria for qualifying for the All-Academic Team are below:
a. Be an active participant of their team having competed in at least Fifty (50) percent of games in the current season (may not be a redshirt).
b. Carry over a 3.0 Cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
c. Be classified as a "full-time" student for all terms of attendance
UC Santa Barbara 2018 GCC Men's All-Academic Team Honorees
To view the full 2018 GCC All-Academic Team, please click here.