Men's Water Polo

    Oct. 11, 1997

    Awards & Honors

    1996 All-Americans Player of the Year

    Matt Swanson, UCLA Coach of the Year: Guy Baker, UCLA First Team: Brent Albright, California Hrvoje Cizmic, USC Bradley Schumacher, Pacific Matt Swanson, UCLA Jim Toring, UCLA Brian Wallin, Stanford Marko Zagar, USC Second Team: Omar Amr, UC Irvine Ryan Bailey, UC Irvine Jeremy Braxton-Brown, UCLA Simun Cimerman, USC Corbin Graham, UCLA Brendan Grubbs, USC Daniel Lehoczky, Stanford Third Team: Chris Aguilera, Stanford Mateo Juric, USC Brian Pendergast, Air Force Ryan Price, Pacific Alex Rodriguez, Pepperdine Brian Stahl, Massachusetts Peter Stern, California

    1996 All-MPSF Co-Field Players of the Year:

    Marko Zagar, USC and Brian Wallin, Stanford Goalkeeper of the Year: Brendan Grubbs, USC Coaches of the Year: John Williams and Jovan Vavic, USC First Team: Omar Amr, UC Irvine Hrvoje Cizmic, USC Brendan Grubbs, USC Brad Schumacher, Pacific Jim Toring, UCLA Brian Wallin, Stanford Marko Zagar, USC Second Team: Chris Aguilera, Stanford Brent Albright, California Simun Cimerman, USC Corbin Graham, UCLA Mateo Juric, USC Brad Kittredge, California Ryan Price, Pacific Third Team: Ryan Bailey, UC Irvine Jeff Hall, Long Beach State Dan Lehoczky, Stanford Merrill Moses, Pepperdine Alex Rodriguez, Pepperdine Peter Stern, California Craig Watson, UC Irvine Honorable Mention (USC only): Dan Cherrie

    1996 MPSF Tournament Finals at California, Nov. 28-Dec. 1

    First Place: USC 12, Stanford 5 Third Place: California 10, Pacific 7 Fifth Place: UC Irvine 7, UCLA 4 Seventh Place: Pepperdine 11, LBSU 7

    1996 NCAA All-Tournament

    First Team: Jeremy Braxton-Brown, UCLA Simun Cimerman, USC Hrvoje Cizmic, USC Corbin Graham, UCLA Brian Stahl, Massachusetts Matt Swanson, UCLA (MVP) Jim Toring, UCLA Marko Zagar, USC Second Team: Dan Cherrie, USC Steve Covec, UCLA Mike DeJong, UC Davis Brendan Grubbs, USC Ryan Indart, UC Davis Dave Schauer, UC Davis

    USC Awards

    MVP: Marko Zagar Most Improved: Bjorn Nordstrom and Brennan Shum Most Inspirational: Aaron Wooler and Dan Cherrie Most Valuable Freshman: Stever O'Rourke

    AWPCA All-Academic Team

    (USC only) Brendan Grubbs Hrvoje Cizmic