Marisa Young, Lindsy Duncan Earn All-American Honors

Colorado Springs, Co – Marisa Young and Lindsy Duncan, who helped spearhead the success of CSUN women's water polo in 2014, have earned All-American honors as announced on Wednesday (6/18/14) by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC).

Young gained third team honors. It was the third straight year Young has gained All-American recognition. In 2012 and 2013, Young was an Honorable Mention selection.

Duncan gained Honorable Mention All-American honors for a second straight year.

During the 2014 season, CSUN chalked up a 23-9 record, finished in a tie for second place during the regular portion of the Big West Conference, and was ranked as high as seventh in the nation.

Marisa Young, Junior, Center, Fountain Valley, Ca.
A third team All-America selection by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Gained first team All-Big West Conference honors for a second straight season in 2014 … Led the Big West Conference in scoring with 61 goals … She has led the Matadors in scoring in two of the last three seasons … Scored at least one goal in 23 of the team's 30 games … That included a career-high six goals against Concordia (3/23/14) … Scored five goals in two games … In 16 games, she scored two or more goals … Also led the Matadors in shooting percentage (.462, seventh-best for a single season in school history), field goal attempts (132), field blocks (40) … During her three seasons at Cal State Northridge, she has scored 177 goals, fourth-best in school history, and only 45 goals short of the school record held by Allison Brookes (222 goals, 2005-08) … She has never scored less than 51 goals during her three seasons at CSUN … Ranks third in the school record book in career field goals attempts (441) and career field blocks (84) ... During the summer of 2014, played on the USA Women's Senior National Team that competed at the 2014 FINA Intercontinental Tournament.

Lindsy Duncan, Senior, Attacker, Murray, Ut
An Honorable Mention All-American selection by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Gained second team All-Big West Conference … Scored 51 goals, second-best on the team … Scored at least one goal in 24 of the team's 30 games … Scored a season-high four goals against Cal Baptist (2/1/14) and Azusa Pacific (3/12/14) … In 17 games, she scored two or more goals … Led the team with 49 assists … Third on the squad with 25 field blocks … Finished her four-year Matador career with 211 goals, second-best in school history … Her 211 goals were only eleven short of the school record held by Allison Brookes (222, 2005-08) … Set the school record with 551 career field goal attempts and assists (196) … In the school record book, ranks second in field blocks (85) and seventh in career field goal percentage (.383).

Since 2002 (the year that CSUN began sponsorship of women's water polo as an intercollegiate sport), ten Matador players have earned All-American honors. The list includes the following ...

All-Americans
Allison Brookes – 2006 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Allison Brookes – 2007 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Allison Brookes – 2008 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Chari Christopher – 2005 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Chelsea Curran – 2008 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Jessica Coy – 2009 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Whitney Delgado – 2010 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Whitney Delgado – 2011 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Lindsy Duncan – 2013 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Lindsy Duncan – 2014 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Jenny Jamison – 2012 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Sydney Sonoda – 2009 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Sydney Sonoda – 2010 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Sydney Sonoda – 2011 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Jillian Stapf – 2008 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Jillian Stapf – 2009 (Third Team by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Jillian Stapf – 2010 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

Marisa Young - 2012 (Honoeable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Marisa Young – 2013 (Honorable Mention by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)
Marisa Young – 2014 (Third Team by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches)

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