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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, June 2, 2010

UH water polo's Genee, Eggens earn MPSF all-academic honors

Advertiser Staff

University of Hawai'i women's water polo players Dagmar Genee and Monika Eggens were named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation all-academic team, the league announced today.

A total of 52 student-athletes were honored. The criteria included a 3.0 grade-point average or better, at least a sophomore academically, have completed one full academic year and must have played in 50 percent or more of the team's matches.

Eggens, a sophomore, earned all-academic honors in her first year eligible to be named to the team. Eggens was named first team all-MPSF and named to the MPSF all-tournament team. Eggens led the conference in goal scoring and was named MPSF player of the week twice during the season.

Genee, who earned her first all-academic honor, started all 26 matches and led the team on defense with 48 steals. She also added 20 goals and led the offense with 26 assists.