Water Polo Trio Earns All-Division, Skaggs Also Tabbed Top Rookie
Moore, Nolan, Pratt and Williams Named Water Polo Captains
Water Polo Cruises Past Gannon for Third Place in Western Division
Water Polo's Title Streak Ends with Day-One Split at Westerns
Water Polo Seeks 12th CWPA Western Division Trophy
Matt Anderson is in his 12th year as head coach for the 13th-ranked Wolverines, who feature 19 underclassmen and several key scoring returnees.
Senior (2014)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Selected to CWPA Western Division first team ... Voted CWPA All-Tournament second team ... Appeared in all 34 games ... Recorded a career-high 47 goals with 20 assists and 32 steals ... Shared the team lead in goals ... Ranked second in steals ... Posted a team-best seven hat tricks ... Scored in each game of the CWPA Championship (April 25-27) ... Registered a hat trick in final collegiate game vs. #16 Hartwick ... Scored a hat trick against Fresno Pacific (March 16) ... Recorded two assists and three steals vs. Siena (March 16) ... Played two minutes in goal vs. Notre Dame College (March 15), earning two saves ... Posted a 12-game scoring streak from Feb. 15-March 9, scoring 21 goals over the stretch ... Scored a hat trick at Harvard (March 8) ... Posted three steals in back-to-back games vs. Whittier and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (March 1) ... Scored four goals in U-M's 11-10 overtime win vs. #15 UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 28) ... Scored a hat trick vs. #20 Hartwick (Feb. 16) ... Recorded a goal, three assists and four steals vs. #20 Wagner (Feb. 15) ... Registered a five-game scoring streak from Jan. 31-Feb. 2, posting 10 goals ... Posted a hat trick vs. #17 UC Davis (Feb. 2) ... Scored two goals in the season opener vs. Iona (Jan. 18) ... Selected as one of four team captains.
Junior (2013)... Named to the CWPA Western Division second team ... Voted CWPA Easterns All-Tournament second team ... Earned CWPA Player of the Week honors (April 13) ... Appeared in all 34 games ... Posted 28 goals, 25 assists and 53 points ... Ranked second among Wolverines with 42 steals ... Tallied seven goals and six assists in postseason play, including back-to-back two-goal efforts vs. Brown and #15 Indiana at the CWPA Eastern Championship (April 26-28) ... Netted a hat trick -- with two fourth-quarter tallies -- in U-M overtime road win at #12 Indiana (March 30) ... Also scored a hat trick against Mercyhurst (March 15) ... Matched a season-best three assists against Washington & Jefferson (Feb. 23) ... Scored in all four Michigan Kick-Off games (Jan. 19-20), posting six goals and four assists over season-opening tournament.
Sophomore (2012)... AWPCA All-America Honorable Mention ... Selected to CWPA Western Division First Team ... Voted CWPA All-Tournament Second Team ... Twice named CWPA Co-Player of the Week (March 13 & April 16) ... Selected CWPA Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 7) ... One of seven players to play in all 35 games ... Ranked second on the team in points (69), assists (30), Steals (48) and third in goals (39) ... Posted career high in points (5) while matching a career high in assists (4) vs. Hartwick (April 15) ... Scored a career high five goals vs. #14 Indiana (April 14) ... Swiped a season high three steals in the season opener against #10 Indiana (Jan. 21) ... Recorded at least one steal in 27 games this season ... Finished second on the team in hat tricks with six recording a career first vs. Gannon (March 2).
Freshman (2011) ... One of 10 players, and the lone rookie, to see action in all 37 games ... Matched a career high with two goals at Colorado State (Feb. 26) ... Named CWPA Western Division Rookie of the Week (Feb. 1) after tallying five goals, four assists, six steals and four DKOs against #12 UC Santa Barbara, Concordia (Calif.) and at the UCSB Winter Invitational (Fri-Sun., Jan. 28-30) ... Tallied career highs in goals (2), assists (2) and points (4) at #12 UC Santa Barbara (Jan. 28) ... Scored first career goal vs. #4 UCLA (Jan. 23) ... Collected first career point, an assist, in collegiate debut vs. #15 Cal State Northridge (Jan. 22).
Prep ... Attended Leland High School (2010), coached by Eric Rise ... Two-time USA Water Polo All-Academic (2008-09) ... Four-year letterwinner ... NISCA All-America second team (2009) ... Kai-California/Hawaii All-America first team (2009) ... Two-time captain (2008-09) ... Three-time All-League Most Valuable Player (2007-09) ... Three-time All-CCS first team (2007-09) ... San Jose Mercury News All-County Player of the Year (2009) ... Three-time San Jose Mercury News All-County first team (2007-09) ... NISCA All-America third team (2008) ... Kai-California/Hawaii All-America fourth team (2008) ... Kai-California/Hawaii All-America honorable mention (2007) ... All-League Freshman of the Year (2006) ... Also lettered in swimming (2007-10).
Club/Junior Team ... Member of NorCal Water Polo Club (2010) ... S&R Sports Junior Olympics 18U All-America first team (2010) ... British Columbia Open All-Tournament team (20010) ... Member of the Pacific Zone team (2007-10) ... San Jose Water Polo Club (2006-09).
Personal ... Enrolled in School of Kinesiology, majoring in movement science ... Daughter of Kermit Nolan and Cathy Sheehan.
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Skaggs, Thomason Selected as Honorable Mention All-Americans
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Ten Wolverines Garner Academic All-Big Ten Honors
Six U-M Teams Honored with NCAA APR Public Recognition Award
Michigan Announces Resignation of Head Coach Matt Anderson
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