Stanford’s women’s water polo team swept both major awards given out by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC), while six athletes were named All-Americans.
Annika Dries led Stanford in scoring with 65 goals as a sophomore. This week, she was named National Player of the Year by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. (Stanford Daily File Photo)
Five-time MPSF Coach of the Year John Tanner added a National Coach of the Year recognition to his repertoire on Tuesday. He guided the Cardinal to a 28-1 (7-0 MPSF) mark en route to the national championship, and now holds a 351-56 (.862) record on the Farm.
Meanwhile, sophomore two-meter Annika Dries was named National Player of the Year after leading Stanford with 65 goals this season. She scored five goals against Cal as part of Stanford’s 9-5 national championship game victory.
Seniors Amber Oland and Kim Krueger, juniors Alyssa Lo and Melissa Seidemann and freshman Kaley Dodson all earned All-America honors alongside Dries. Seidemann, Oland and Drees were all first-team selections.