Poet Scholar-Athletes Recognized for Stellar Performances

December 19, 2017

male water polo player in the poolFour Whittier College men’s water polo players were named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-American teams.

Leading the Purple & Gold was first-year Hans Zdolsek who was named to the first team for the first time in his career. He played in 28 games totaling 50 goals and 13 assists accumulating 63 points and a .417 shot percentage. He also was named Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athlete of the Week on two different occasions throughout the season. Carlos Heredia Viteri ‘21 was named to the second ACWPC team and was a SCIAC Athlete of the Week during the third week of play. Teammates Murat Ersoz ’20 and Tim Aakhus ’18 rounded out the recognitions with ACWPC honorable mentions. 

In addition, men’s basketball player Eric Davis ’18 was selected as SCIAC Athlete of the Week in the fourth week of voting.    

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