Air Force ends the season with a 15-15 overall record
Falcons fell to 14-15 overall, face Santa Clara in fifth-place game on Sunday, Nov. 23, in Los Angeles
Air Force is the No. 3 seed and will face No. 6 Cal Baptist in first-round game, Friday, Nov. 21
Stiefel names first-team; Jackovich named second-team
Sophomore had six goals, three assists and four steals to help AF to two road conference wins last week
2013: Played in all 20 games of the 2013 season ... ranked second on the team in assists with 21, recorded six goals to make 27 points on the 2013 season, also tied for second on the team with 22 steals ... consistent scorer with recorded goals in six games.
High School: Earned three varsity letters for water polo ... two-time team captain ... recorded 79 goals, 86 assists and 151 steals as a senior ... two-time Division I All-CIF and all-league honoree ... All-American ... All-Orange County in 2012 ... top offensive player in 2011 and Coaches Award winner in 2012 ... two-time Scholar-Athlete award recipient ... played for the SOCAL Water Polo club team ... gold medalist at the 2012 18U Club Championships and Champions League ... National Junior Olympic 16U bronze medalist in 2010 ... two-time US Water Polo Academic All-American ... also lettered four years in swimming.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 21 ... son of Jurgen and Diane Stiefel ... mother played volleyball at Oklahoma Christian ... father was a three-time Olympian in water polo (including the boycotted 1980 Games), as well as the team captain for the silver medalist FINA World Cup team in 1983 ... would like to become a pilot after graduation ... hobbies include the beach and hanging out with friends ... favorite quote: "Fortune favors the bold." - Terence.