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LMU Athletics Tastes Success in 1999-2000



Loyola Marymount University 1999-2000 Sports Records & Individual Honors

Student-Athlete of the Year:Female:Karie Huchting (Women's Soccer) Male:Anthony Podegracz (Men's Crew)

Athlete of the Year:Female:Sarah McFarland (Women's Volleyball) Male:Reid Priddy (Men's Volleyball)

Academics:More than 100 Student-Athletes achieved over 3.0 GPA's

Women's Volleyball: 20-11 Overall / 9-5 WCC (4th) / 2nd Round NCAA Regionals Sarah McFarland - Second-Team AVCA All-American - First-Team AVCA All-District VIII - First-Team WCC All-Conference - AVCA National Player of the Week (Sept. 13) - WCC Player of the Week (Sept. 6 & 13, Oct. 25) - MVP - LMU Furama Hotel Classic - All-Tourn. Team - UNM Dominos Classic - All-Tourn. Team - CSU Holiday Inn Classic Jeanette Hecker - All-Tourn. Team - CSU Holiday Inn Classic - All-Tourn. Team - LMU Furama Hotel Classic Allison Gustorf - MVP - UNM Dominos Classic - WCC All-Academic Lydia Day - WCC All-Academic

Men's Soccer: 8-8-3 Overall / 1-3-2 WCC (6th) Head Coach: Paul Krumpe (2nd Year) - WCC Coach of the Year Athletes: Arturo Torres - First-Team WCC All-Conference Andre Childers - Second-Team WCC All-Conference Andres Murriagui - Second-Team WCC All-Conference Jeff Kovar - Honorable Mention WCC All-Conference

Women's Soccer: 13-6 Overall / 3-4 WCC (5th) Head Coach:Gregg Murphy (4th Year) Athletes: Tracy Sharp - College Soccer News Hon. Mention All-American - NSCAA First-Team All-West Region - Soccer Buzz Second-Team All-West Region First-Team WCC All-Conference Jill Dobens - Soccer Buzz All-Freshman West Region - Second-Team WCC All-Conference Heather Nelson - Honorable Mention WCC All-Conference Tumia Moe - Honorable Mention WCC All-Conference Karie Huchting - WCC All-Academic Team - LMU Female Student-Athlete of the Year Michelle Woimeberghe - WCC All-Academic Team Men's Water Polo: 22-9 Overall / 2-1 / 3rd Place WWPA Head Coach: John Loughran (3rd Year) Athletes: Curtis Tolmie - First-Team All-WWPA Kyle Witt - Second-Team All-WWPA Kevin Witt - Second-Team All-WWPA Aaron Eisberg - Honorable Mention All-WWPA John Peterson - Honorable Mention All-WWPA Jeff Harden - USWPA All-Academic Rory Stewart - USWPA All-Academic Bryan Maletis - USWPA All-Academic Sam Hyman - USWPA All-Academic

Women's Cross Country: 7th Place, WCC Championships / 26th Place, NCAA Regionals Head Coach: Scott Guerrero (1st Year) Athletes: Malinalli Martinez - First-Team All-Conference Bevin Steensen - WCC All-Academic Team

Men's Cross Country: 7th Place, WCC Championships / 21st Place, NCAA Regionals Head Coach:Scott Guerrero (1st Year) Michael Cortez - WCC All-Academic Team Mark Siegfried - WCC All-Academic Team

Women's Basketball: 13-15 Overall / 6-8 WCC (5th) Head Coach:Julie Wilhoit (4th Year) Bryn Britton First-Team WCC All-Conference WCC Coach of the Year WCC Player of the Week (Dec. 27) MVP - LMU Furama Classic Rosa Bernasconi First-Team WCC All-Conference WCC Player of the Week (Jan. 31) All-Tournament Team - Kansas Jayhawk Classic Taryn Reynolds Honorable Mention WCC All-Conference WCC Player of the Week (Jan. 24) Dana Hunter All-Tournament Team - LMU Furama Classic National Scholar Athletes:Lynn Brown, Amber Gravely, Theresa Palmer, Julie Jarosz, Bryn Britton

Men's Basketball: 2-26 Overall / 0-14 WCC (8th) Head Coach:Charles Bradley (3rd Year) No Honors

Women's Swimming: 0-11 Overall / 11th of 17 at Pacific Collegiate Swim Conference Meet Head Coach:John Loughran (3rd Year)

Women's Water Polo: 16-14 Overall/3rd WWPA/NCAA Regional Qualifier/Final Rank No.13 Head Coach:John Loughran (3rd Year)

Men's Volleyball: 12-12 Overall / 8-11 MPSF / MPSF Trn. Qualifier / Final Rank - No.6 Head Coach:Rick McLaughlin (8th Year) Reid Priddy AVCA National Player of the Week (Mar. 20) MPSF Coach of the Year MPSF Player of the Week (Mar. 13) Jason Voorhees AVCA National Player of the Week (Apr. 10)

Women's Tennis: 15-9 Overall / 3rd at WCC Championships Head Coach:Jamie Sanchez (25th) Penka Fileva WCC All-Academic

Men's Tennis: 11-13 Overall / 5th at WCC Championships Head Coach:Bjorn Bork (1st Year) Carsten Eisenbarth WCC All-Academic

Men's Golf: 6 of 8 at WCC Championships Head Coach:Rev. Thomas Higgins (30th Year) Matt Heyn Honorable Mention WCC All-Conference

Women's Softball: 36-27 Overall - (10-10 WAC) 1rst Place at WISL Tournament Head Coach:Gary Ferrin (5th Year) Kim Bissett First Team WAC All-Conference WAC Coach of the Year Laura Eckley Second Team WAC All-Conference Anna Trauernicht Second Team WAC All-Conference Heather Gelhorn Second Team WAC All-Conference

Men's Baseball: 40-19 Overall - 22-9 West Coast Conference/Third straight Title Head Coach:Frank Cruz (3rd Year) Anthony Angel WCC Co-Player of the Year WCC Coach of the Year First Team WCC All-Conference NCAA All-Regional Team Selection Drafted in 14th Round (#427) by Houston Astros Scott Walter Third Team Collegiate Baseball All-American Third Team Baseball America All-American Second Team Sporting News All-American First Team WCC All-Conference WCC Player of the Week (March 13) WCC Player of the Week (May 8) Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week Drafted in 3rd Round (#74) by Kansas City Royals Billy Traber Second Team Collegiate Baseball All-American Third Team Baseball America All-American WCC Pitcher of the Year First Team WCC All-Conference NCAA All-Regional Team Selection WCC Pitcher of the Week (May 8) Drafted in 1st Round (#16) by New York Mets Jason Aspito First Team WCC All-Conference Drafted in 9th Round (262) by Chicago White Sox Kris Zacuto First Team WCC All-Conference WCC Player of the Week (April 3) WCC Player of the Week (May 1) Jeff Walker Second Team WCC All-Conference Ben Bonilla Second Team WCC All-Conference WCC Player of the Month (April) WCC Player of the Week (April 10) Signed as free agent with Arizona Diamondbacks Michael Schultz WCC Player of the Week (Feb. 8) Drafted in 2nd Round (#69) by Arizona Mike Hymes WCC All-Academic

Men's / Women's Crew: Head Coach: Patrick Kelly (1st Year) - West Coast Conference Co-Coach of the Year. Men's Varsity 8 - San Diego Crew Cup: Cal Cup Final. Men's Varsity 4 - Newport Regatta: First Place. Women's Team - WCC All-Conference: Christina Orsa. WCC All-Academic: Jenny Griffin, Christina Orsa, Martha Talens.

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