Adair And Relton Named Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Americans
Stockton, Calif. - With the completion of the 2012-13 season, Pacific saw sophomore Taylor Adair and junior Michele Relton earn All-American honorable mention honors as announced by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. The two all-america awards for the Tigers is just the second time in program history Pacific has pulled in multiple post-season awards with the only other time coming in 1998.
In the pool and on the attack, Adair led the Tigers' with 54 goals in 31 games as she averaged 1.74 goals per game. In addition to her scoring, Adair tallied 18 assists as she posted 126 points offensively. Defensively, the second-year utility grabbed 23 steals, third-best on the team.
On the other side of the pool, Relton proved to be one of the best defensive goalies in the nation as the junior capped off her third season in the pool in record-setting fashion. The Quebec native finished the year with 371 saves, breaking the school record for single-season blocks that she herself set during her first year at Pacific. She also became the school's all-time saves leader and now owns 1,013 career blocks. Relton averaged 11.79 saves per game, upping her average to 12.86 blocks per game in Big West play.
Adair and Relton were part of 17 Big West players to earn All-America honors. For the full list of selections, click here.