March 21, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Air Force water polo players Andrew Hamilton, Mike Radosevich, Max Reilly and Garrett Womack have each been named to the 2012 Western Water Polo Association All-Academic team, as announced by the league today. Reilly earns the honor for the second-straight season, while Hamilton, Radosevich and Womack each garner their first all-academic team nods.
A total of 97 student-athletes were named to the WWPA All-Academic team for the 2011 season. The team consists of members who carried a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), played in at least 50 percent of the team's contests during the season, and were classified as a full-time student who has completed a minimum of one semester or two quarters at his institution.
Radosevich, a senior from Temecula, Calif., leads the team with a 3.11 GPA as a civil engineering major. This season, he tallied four goals and four assists, while also adding five steals.
Reilly, a junior from Davis, Calif., carries a 3.04 GPA as a biology major. Playing in all 31 contests for the Falcons this season, he finished the year with 21 goals and 30 assists, ranking second on the team in the latter category.
Hamilton, a junior from Mechanicsburg, Pa., currently holds a 3.01 GPA as a biology major. A starter for Air Force this season, Hamilton recorded 47 points on the season, including 40 goals, while adding 22 steals.
Finally, Womack is a senior from Redlands, Calif., who carries a 3.00 GPA as an aeronautical engineering major. One of the Falcons' starters and top defensive players, Womack recorded 20 goals and 25 assists on the season, in addition to nine steals. He was also named a second-team all-tournament selection at the 2012 Western Water Polo Association Championship.
Since 1989, Air Force has had 47 different players earn a total of 87 WWPA All-Academic honors, including three who were four-time honorees.