July 8, 1999
The American Water Polo Coaches Association selected ten UCLA players for the 1998-99 All-Academic team. The highest honors went to freshman attacker Erin Hayes, sophomore goalkeeper Alison LaBonte and set offense freshman Rebecca Miller, who earned Outstanding honors for their 3.71-4.0 grade point averages. Sophomore attacker Margaret Yao and junior set offense/set defender Carly Herrera earned Superior honors for their 3.41-3.70 GPAs. For their 3.20-3.40 GPAs, five players earned Excellent honors: senior Mandy McAloon, sophomore Lauren Ianiro, sophomore Robin Beauregard, freshman Jennifer Lamb and sophomore Margaret Spieker.
UCLA also earned American Water Polo Coaches Association Team Honors for their superior academic success.