Kyle Witt earns second straight GCC Coach of the Year as Lions cap another conference championship season.
Defense carries women's water polo to second straight GCC title, 11th conference crown since 2001.
Women's water polo ranked 19th in the nation in GPA to earn honors by the ACWPC.
GCC Announces First All-Academic Teams
Lions' All-Access previews 2013 season, looking at the 15 freshman and sophomores.
GCC Championship game
Game one of GCC Championships in Stockton, CA
Golden Coast Conference game from Burns Center
Finale of ZUMO LMU Invitational from Burns Center.
Day one from ZUMO LMU Invite
Briefly... Ashtynn Nelson is in his third season of collegiate water polo at LMU... played club water polo for Xtreme club...
At LMU... 2014... third-team ACWPC All-Academic... played in 14 games for the Lions championship run as a sophomore... scored four goals on 12 attempts, adding three assists with seven steals and six field blocks... had a trio of blocks against CSUB (2/22/14)... scored a pair of goals against La Verne (3/14/14)... 2013... played in 17 games her freshman season... scored six goals on eight attempts... added four kick outs drawn, three steals and two field blocks...
High School... graduated from Temescal Canyon High School in 2012 with a weighted GPA of 4.2... earned seven letters in high school, four in water polo and three in swimming... was a three-time All-League selection for coach Damien Andrews... was a third-team All-CIF selection as a sophomore and a first-team selection as a junior and senior... helped team win back-to-back CIF championships in 2011 and 2012... earned MVP honors for Temescal Water Polo and MVP of the Bob Benson Memorial Cup... earned three top-8 CIF finishes in swimming relays... earned the Geometry Math Department Award, four-year Honor Roll member and Principal's Golden Circle of Honor... earned Physics Department Award, AP U.S. History Department Award, and Finite Math Department Award...
Personal... Ashtynn Marie Nelson was born in Fallbrook, Calif., and is the daughter of Kellie and Gary Nelson... has two older sisters who also played water polo... volunteered with H.O.P.E. - feeding people of Elsinore... also worked with Green Tree Villa Elderly Care Facility and led services for Fellowship of Christian Athletes... a Health and Human Services major.
NELSON CAREER STATS