Women's team among top programs recognized in 2013 AWPCA Academic honors.
Nine Lions earned WWPA All-Academic honors for 2013.
For the Lions to claim a second straight conference title and 10th in 13 seasons, they will have to do it with a whole new look.
Lions' All-Access feature Inside the Lions Spotlight on women's water polo continues with junior Kiara Cerda.
Women's water polo ranked as the seventh academic program in all of water polo and third among NCAA Division-I programs.
Inside the Lions presented by Muscle Milk previews the Lions trip to UC San Diego in key WWPA game in an interview with Kiara Cerda.
Lions' All-Access previews 2013 season, looking at the upperclassmen.
Inside the Lions Spotlight presented by Muscle Milk featuring an interview with junior Kiara Cerda
Highlights from women's water polo at the opening day of the 2012 NCAA Championships, including Kiara Cerda earning Elite 89 Award and senior Aimee Goodwin's speach.
LMU 8, Santa Clara 5 - Apr. 27, 2013
LMU 14, CSUEB 7 - WWPA Championships Round One
LMU 11, Occidental 1 - Apr. 20, 2013
LMU vs. Sonoma State - Mar. 22, 2013
LMU vs. Cal Baptist in Game 5
Briefly... Kiara Cerda is in her third season of collegiate water polo at LMU... played club water polo for Raider Water Polo, coached by LMU alum Eric LeFebve...
AT LMU... 2012... a first-team ACWPC All-Academic selection... 2012 NCAA Elite 88 Award Winner... played in 16 games for the Lions, scoring a goal with two assists, five steals and three kick outs drawn... 2011 played 12 games as a true freshman... scored against Cal State Bakersfield... added eight steals with three kickouts drawn and two assists...
High School... Graduated from Ransom Everglades High School in Miami, FL, in May of 2010 with a 3.7 GPA... went to Coral Reef High School for two years before finishing at Ransom Everglades... was a team captain for both water polo teams... won state championship both years at Everglades, earning Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2010...
Personal... Kiara Alexis Cerda was born in Miami, Fla., and is the daughter of Lethia and Candido Cerda... father played football at the University of Miami and was a member of the 1989 and 1991 national championship teams... she has a sister who played water polo at Long Beach State... a Biology (Pre-Medicine) major.
CERDA CAREER STATS