14 Spartans Honored As GCC All-Academic Honorees

SAN JOSE, Calif.—For the third time in the last four years, the San José State University men's water polo team had 14 players named to the Golden Coast Conference (GCC) All-Academic team for the 2021-22 academic year.
The 14 Spartans honored include five players honored for the first time. Two players have been honored four times in their career – Neil Arnett and Yahav Fire, while three others are honored for the third time – Adam Bado, Niels Hofmeijer and Utku Karhan.
More than half of the team (14 of 24) earned academic all-conference honors.

To receive Golden Coast Conference all-academic honors this year, a player must be classified as a full-time student with at least one semester of residency at the conference member institution, be an active member of the squad, and possess a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or higher on a 4.00 scale.
2021-22 Golden Coast Conference All-Academic Team

%$!Neil Arnett SR ATT Chino Hills, Calif.
%$Adam Bado JR DR Szentes, Csongrad
%$!Yahav Fire SR GK Kfar Hasidim, Israel
$!Niels Hofmeijer SR 2M Hengelo, Overijssel
!Ary Kamen SR DR Malibu, Calif.
%!Utku Karhan SR ATT Istanbul, Turkey
!Mark Kis SO UTL Budapest, Hungary
!Connor Macmillan SO UTL Port Moody B.C.
$Nick Marchione JR DR Melbourne, Australia
Bendeguz Melkuhn FR DR Hungary
Bende Pardi FR UTL Budapest, Hungary
Marko Radanovich FR UTL Herceg-Novi, Montengero
Bence Szabo FR UTL Hungary
Laszlo Szieben FR UTL Hungary

! – 2020 honors
$ - 2019 honors
% - 2018 honors