Nicolao Reveals 2015-16 Princeton Water Polo Team Award Winners
PRINCETON, N.J. – Senior Bradley Wachtell was selected was the Scott A.C. Roche ’94 Memorial Water Polo Award winner while senior Pippa Temple received the Friends of Women’s Water Polo Tiger Award, head coach Luis Nicolao announced.
Wachtell’s award is given yearly, by election of the team, to the senior player who, like Scott, led with energy and determination, intense competitive spirit, and a contagious love of the game. Temple’s honor is given annually to the individual who contributed most in play, sportsmanship and dedication to the women’s water polo team.
Wachtell posted five goals and six assists in 2015 to help the Tigers win the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championship and reach the NCAA Tournament. For his career, the senior has 17 goals, 28 assists and 51 drawn ejections.
Temple was named to the All-CWPA second team this season for the first time in her career after registering 31 goals, 16 assists, 13 steals and 25 drawn ejections. She was part of two CWPA Championships and NCAA Tournament appearances in 2013 and 2015. The Tigers went 109-20 in Temple’s time at Princeton.