Senior Alyssa Woodward of Pomona-Pitzer has been named the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Division III Women’s Water Polo Player of the Year.
Fellow senior Sarah Westcott joined her in earning first-team All-America honors. A total of five Sagehens were honored in all, as sophomore goalie Ahsha Earwood was named to the second team, while freshman Morgan McCracken and senior Mahalia Prater-Fahey earned honorable mention.
Woodward, a graduate of Arlington High School in Riverside, earned All-America honors for the third year, finishing with 318 goals.
Woodward was also named the SCIAC Athlete of the Year after leading the Sagehens in scoring for the fourth year in a row (65 goals) and helping the team to an undefeated regular season (8-0) in conference play. She was an ACWPC first-team All-America selection for the fourth straight season.
Left fielder Christian Hendrix and catcher Christian Fillingame of San Bernardino Valley College have made college decisions.
Hendrix is headed to NAIA Campbellsville University while Fillingame will play at NAIA Bellevue University (Neb.).
Hendrix, a graduate of Kaiser High School, was named first team All-Foothill Conference. He finished with a perfect fielding percentage with 63 put outs. He also hit .326, with a .449 slugging percentage with 23 RBI.
Hendrix will join former sophomore right handed starting pitcher Nick Przybylek (Riverside King) at Campbellsville.
Fillingame out of Oak Hills High School in Hesperia, was named first team All-Foothill Conference selection. He boasted a fielding percentage of .981 with 195 put outs. He hit .288 with 31 RBI.
San Bernardino Valley College soccer standout Katie Hernandez is the latest in a long line of SBVC players to sign with NAIApower Kansas Wesleyan University.
Hernadez, a midfielder out of Beaumont High School, was a second team All-Foothill Conference selection the past season. She managed six goals and five assists in helping the Wolverines to a conference title.
She will join teammate Cynthia Chavez who signed with KWU in May. Several others from the school have also played there in recent years
Kansas Wesleyan University is located in Salina, Kansas, which is about 85 miles north of Wichita and about 180 miles west of Kansas City. The Coyotes went 8-0-1 in conference play, with an overall record of 13-5-2 in 2014.