U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Four Falcons earned Western Water Polo Association honors, as announced today by the league office.
Senior Riley Thomas earned first-team all-conference honors for the third straight season. Thomas led the Falcons with 43 goals and 62 points. He ranks second in the league in points per game (3.44) and third in goals per game (2.39). He scored two or more goals 11 times during the season. Thomas’ seven goals against UC Davis on Sept. 30 are the most by any WWPA player this season.
Senior Garrett Fisk was named to the second team while senior Justin Harrison was honorable mention. Fisk was third on the team with 24 goals and 33 points. He scored two or more goals in a game seven times. His 16 steals led the team. Harrison was second on the team with 31 goals and 36 points. Harrison scored two or more goals in a game 10 times, including four goals in a game twice.
Goalie James Burke was named to the all-freshman team. He ranked fifth in the conference in saves per game with 8.47. His 161 saves were sixth in the league. He made 10 or more saves in a game seven times this season, including a career high 12 against UC Davis, Sept. 23.
Air Force (7-13 overall and 3-4 WWPA) travels to San Diego, Calif., for the annual Western Water Polo Championships, Nov. 17-19. The Falcons are the No. 5 seed and will face fourth-seeded Concordia (10-10, 4-3 WWPA) in the first round, Friday, Nov. 17, at 5:45 pm PT.