Women's team among top programs recognized in 2013 AWPCA Academic honors.
Women's water polo earns highest number of WWPA Academic honors in program history to give Athletic Department 67 All-Academic selections for 2011-12.
Women's water polo ranked as the seventh academic program in all of water polo and third among NCAA Division-I programs.
Three water polo players earn ACWPC All-American honors; including the fourth for senior Casey Flacks - the first for an LMU female athlete.
Women's water polo adds to already lengthy record book with another championship season.
Highlights from LMU's 15-11 win over Princeton in the NCAA Championships fifth place game.
NCAA Championships postgame press conference of fifth place match-up, LMU 15, Princeton 11
Highlights from LMU's 12-2 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday
Kyle Witt, Elise Ponce and Casey Flacks at NCAA Postgame Press Conference
Lions' All-Access Postgame Highlights and Interview with Head Coach Kyle Witt
NCAA Fifth Place Game: LMU 15, Princeton 11
NCAA Consolation Semifinal: LMU 12, Pomona-Pitzer 2
UC Irvine 8, LMU 6
LionsFund Student-Athlete Pre-Graduation Gathering
2012 WWPA Championship: LMU 7, UC San Diego 6
Briefly... Casey Flacks is in her fourth and final season of collegiate water polo at LMU... from LA Water Polo Club )LAWPC) coached by Kyle Witt... helped LAWPC to 2010 Women's 20U and Open titles and was the Open Tournament Co-MVP...
Honors/Records... 2011 LMU Student-Athlete of the Year... 2011 Honorable Mention All-American... 2011 First-Team All-WWPA... 2011 Second-Team WWPA All-Tournament... 2011 Third-Team ACWPA All-Academic... 2010 Honorable Mention ACWPA All-American... 2010 Second-Team All-WWPA... 2010 WWPA Tournament MVP... 2010 First-Team WWPA All-Tournament... 2010 Third-Team ACWPA All-Academic Award... 2010 WWPA All-Academic... 2009 Honorable Mention ACWPA All-American... 2009 WWPA All-Freshman... 2009 First-Team WWPA All-Tournament... 31 assists in 2010 ranks 10th all-time for a single season... 65 career assists ranks 5th all-time at LMU...
At LMU... 2011... was named All-American for the third straight season in 2011, earning first-team All-WWPA honors in the process... finished the season with 38 goals, 30 assists, 65 kickouts drawn and 54 steals... became first Lion to hit 30 or more assists in all three of her seasons... enters final season already ranked among the best all-time at LMU, ranking 15th in goals (92), second in assists (95 - four shy of all-time record), seventh in steals (139), and third in kickouts drawn (178)... as president of LMU's S.A.A.C. and heavily involved in community service, Flacks was the 2011 LMU Student-Athlete of the Year, the second for the women's program... 2010... was named WWPA Tournament MVP thanks to five goals, five assists, nine kick-outs drawn, and seven steals... finished season with 36 goals, 31 assists, a team-high 53 kickouts drawn and a team-high 35 steals... scored a career-best five goals in the win over Sonoma State (Mar. 20), all in the first half... also had a career-best four assists in the first round of the WWPA tournament... drew a career-best five ejections in the WWPA championship game against UCSD (May 2)... 2009... played in 34 of the 35 games, missing one game with a broken nose... finished with 18 goals and 34 assists... assist total is ranked tied for sixth all-time for a single season and tied for 14th for assists in a career... she had 12 games with more than one assist... she added 50 steals, ranked third on the team this season... she had three assists and eight steals in the WWPA tournament...
High School... graduated from Agoura High School in 2008... swam and played water polo all four years in high school... was named team captain as a senior and earned all-conference honors all four years... she was also a Division II All-CIF selection four times and an All-American her final two seasons... named Ventura Star Player of the Year in 2008... helped her team to the Division II Southern Sectional Finals the last four seasons, winning the title a year ago as a junior... she was Player of the Year by the CIF in 2007... Daily News made her the 2007 Player of the Year as she follows the footsteps of her brother, Brian, and sister, Lindsey. Brian is at UCLA and was the 2005 Male Water Polo Player of the Year while her sister, at Stanford, was the Daily News Athlete of the Year in 2004 while running cross country... Casey earned All-America honors in both high school and club water polo, playing for the Los Angeles Water Polo Club... she has been a member of the U.S. National Junior Team...
Personal... Casey Noelle Flacks was born in Santa Monica, CA., and is the daughter of Dawn Barrett... has a brother and sister... brother, Brian, played one season with the men's team in 2010 and was the women's volunteer assistant coach for two seasons... is an English major.
Flacks Career Stats Year Gm Att Gls Sht% Ast TO KD EJ ST FB 2009 34 66 18 0.273 34 22 60 25 50 4 2010 34 79 36 0.456 31 31 53 22 35 10 2011 35 78 38 0.487 30 35 65 19 54 6 Totals 103 223 92 0.413 95 88 178 66 139 20