Presidents Claim Third Place At CWPA D3 Championships
NEW LONDON, Conn. – Senior goalie McKenzie Graf (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Mechanicsburg) produced eight saves in her final collegiate match to help Washington & Jefferson College defeat Carthage (Wisc.) 6-5 and claim third place Saturday at the 2013 CWPA Division III Women’s Water Polo Championships at Connecticut College.
The Presidents (11-16) finished with a school-record tying 11 victories for a third-straight season. Sophomore Sara Boldt (Grand Haven, Mich./East Kentwood), who earned First Team All-Conference recognition Saturday morning, led the team with four goals during the victory.
Juniors Margot Wummer (Havertown, Pa./Germantown Academy) and Catherine Villa (Poway, Calif./Poway) also both scored. Classmate Dana Wieber (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) dished out three assists and grabbed six steals.
Villa was a second-team all-conference choice, while freshman Rachel Clauss (South Pasadena, Calif./South Pasadena) was selected as the CWPA Division III Freshman of the Year.
The weekend’s all-tournament team was also announced and Clauss was a first-team honoree. Boldt and Villa were both second-team choices.