Athenas Combine For Sixth Highest Team GPA

Jessica Gaffney (pictured) was one of 10 Athenas who made the ACWPC All-Academic Team in 2018. (Photo by Matthew Fenton)
Jessica Gaffney (pictured) was one of 10 Athenas who made the ACWPC All-Academic Team in 2018. (Photo by Matthew Fenton)

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's water polo team combined to have a 3.49 grade-point average for the sixth-highest team GPA in women's collegiate water polo during the 2018 season. CMS had the top team GPA in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC).

In addition, 10 Athenas qualified for the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Team.

Outstanding (4.0-3.71 GPA)
Anna Fry (HMC '21)
Roxy Kiessling (CMC '18)
Emma Choy (CMC '19)

Superior (3.70-3.41 GPA)
Helen Thomason (SC '18)
Jessica Gaffney (CMC '18)
Katharine Larsen (HMC '21)
Chandlyr Denaro (CMC '21)
Christine Hu (CMC '18)

Excellent Excellent (3.40-3.20 GPA)
Claire Baxter (CMC '18)
Krystal Sung (CMC '19)

In competition during the 2018 season, the Athenas finished 18-10 overall, 11-3 in SCIAC play. The 18 wins were the most by the Athenas since 2004 when they won 20 matches.