Four Fordham Water Polo Players Earn All-Academic Awards
DeFontes, Barron, and Allen Each Net Two Goals in Fordham's Season Finale
Rams Top Iona, 10-8, on Senior Night
Bobby Wurtz and Nicholas Allen Each Net Three Goals for Fordham
Sophomore Goalkeeper Registers School Record 21 Saves
2012: One of four freshman to appear in all 27 games... Posted 21 goals and 22 assists for 43 points, while adding 18 steals and seven blocks... Finished third on the team in assists and fifth in goals... His nine extra-strength goals were second best on the team... Notched two goals, two steals, and a block versus #18 St. Francis (NY) (9/2)... Posted three steals and a block versus George Washington (9/9)... Recorded two goals and an assist versus #13 Brown (9/29)... Scored three times and added an assist at Mt. San Antonio (10/4)... Had two goals and two assists at La Verne (10/5)... Had a goal, an assist, and two blocks against Mercyhurst (10/20)... Had his best game to date with three goals, two assists, and three steal at #14 St. Francis (NY) (10/21)... Dished out two assists versus Harvard (11/3)... Had a goal and two assists versus Iona (11/4)... Named to the CWPA and ACWPC All-Academic Teams.
Before Fordham: Multi-sport athlete at William Penn Charter School, competing in water polo, swimming, golf, and track... Served as team captain for both water polo and swimming... First Team All-League selection for water polo... Earned All-American status in swimming twice... Was also a Second Team All-League performer in golf and track (pole vault)... Earned high honors all four year of high school... Recipient of the American Association of Physics Teachers' Award.
Major: Engineering Physics.