Four Bruins Named as AWPCA All-Americans

May 19, 2005

Natalie Golda was chosen as the Player of the Year by the American Water Polo Coaches Assoication. Golda, a senior, capped her career by leading the Bruins to the NCAA title and was voted the Most Valuable Player for her performance at the NCAA Championship. Head coach Adam Krikorian was chosen as Coach of the year. He led the Bruins to their third national championship in five years.

Natalie Golda, Thalia Munro, Kelly Rulon, and Emily Feher were named as First Team All-Americans. The four of them comprise more than half of the First Team. Below are the other selection for All-American teams.

Player of the Year
Natalie Golda - University of California, Los Angeles

Coach of the Year

Adam Krikorian - University of California, Los Angeles

First Team
Natalie Golda - University of California, Los Angeles
Brittany Hayes - University of Southern California
Christina Hewko - Stanford University
Thalia Munro - University of California, Los Angeles
Kelly Rulon - University of California, Los Angeles
Moriah Van Norman - University of Southern California
Emily Feher - University of California, Los Angeles Goalie

Second Team
Cassie Azevedo - Long Beach State University
Katie Hansen - Stanford University
Monika Kruszona - University of Hawaii
Hannah Luber - Stanford University
Stacia Peterson - Loyola Marymount University
Iefke Van Belkum - University of Hawaii
Meridith McColl - Stanford University Goalie

Third Team
Beth Novick - University of Hawaii
Rachel Serna - San Diego State University
Kandace Waldthaler - Indiana University
Shana Welch - University of Michigan
Lauren Wenger - University of Southern California
Elsie Windes - University of California, Berkeley
Betsey Armstrong - University of Michigan Goalie


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Jan 23
vs. Hawai'i
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 13 - 8
Saturday, Jan 23
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 8 - 5
Sunday, Jan 24
vs. Long Beach State
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 11 - 4
Sunday, Jan 24
vs. Michigan
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 11 - 7
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. USA Scrimmage
Los Angeles, CA
L, 4 - 13
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - TBA PST
vs. Loyola Marymount or ...
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:50 AM PST
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 7:40 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 1:40 PM PST
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 20 - 1:00 PM PST
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - 11:30 AM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Bakersfield, CA
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