Pitzer College Student-Athlete Named to Water Polo First-Team All-America

Jarrod Gaut '14
Jarrod Gaut '14

Claremont, Calif. (February 13, 2014) — Pitzer College student-athlete Jarrod Gaut '14 was named to the first-team Division III All-America team by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association. Gaut plays center for the Sagehen Men's Water Polo team.

In addition to Gaut's honor, junior attacker Stephen Vint '15 received honorable mention distinction.

Gaut finished the 2013 season with 48 goals, ranking him second on the Sagehens. He bookended his season with a goal in the opener against No. 2 UCLA and a goal with 0.2 seconds left in overtime to help the Sagehens defeat Chapman in the SCIAC quarterfinals, one of his four goals for the match.

Vint was close behind Gaut in the final goal tally with 46, including four goals in a win over Cal Lutheran and three against nationally ranked Air Force.

Jarrod Gaut is majoring in history and will graduate this spring. Stephen Vint is majoring in environmental analysis with a minor in sociology.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

About the Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.

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