NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
Three UCLA Men's Water Polo Players Earn All-America Academic Honors

April 17, 2008

LOS ANGELES - UCLA men's water polo senior Matthew Jacobs, junior Krsto Sbutega and sophomore Tyler Jemmett have earned ACWPC All-America Academic Team honors, as announced by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.

Sbutega, a junior hailing from Kotor, Montenegro, captured ACWPC All-America academic "superior" honors for the third time in as many seasons. Last fall, Sbutega scored 35 goals on 78 attempts in 23 matches. An honorable mention All-America selection this past season, Sbutega has scored 83 goals in 75 career matches.

Jacobs, a senior from Santa Cruz, Calif., earned ACWPC All-America academic "excellent" accolades for the second consecutive season. Jacobs finished the 2007 season having scored 22 goals on 43 attempts, scoring at a 51 percent clip. In four seasons at UCLA, Jacobs scored 69 goals in 104 career matches.

Jemmett, a sophomore from San Diego, gained ACWPC All-America academic "excellent" honors for the first time in his career. Jemmett finished the 2007 campaign with 20 goals on 45 attempts in all 28 matches. A talented student-athlete, Jemmett will enter his junior season having scored 25 goals in 35 career matches.

The ACWPC selects three All-America academic teams each season - outstanding (3.71 - 4.00 GPA), superior (3.41 - 3.70 GPA) and excellent (3.20 - 3.40 GPA).


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 11 - 6
Friday, Nov 20
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 12 - 7
Saturday, Nov 21
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 3
Sunday, Nov 22
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
2OT
Saturday, Dec 05
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 17 - 4
Sunday, Dec 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 10 - 7
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