Seven from men’s water polo named All-Academic

first_imgAfter earning a second-place finish in the NCAA Championship, seven athletes on the men’s water polo team earned academic distinctions through the MPSF. A total of seven Trojans were named to the MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete honor roll, with five athletes earning added distinctions for finishing the season with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.The distinction is awarded to student-athletes who are upperclassmen and maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 throughout the semester. The Trojans often perform well on the list, earning four honors last year, but this season’s achievement was one of the highest in the program’s history. Junior utility Mihajlo Milicevic made the list for the second year in a row with a team-high 3.68 GPA after also receiving the NCAA Elite 90 Award, which recognizes the top student-athletes in the country. He was joined by junior drivers Matteo Morelli and Lazar Pasuljevic in their second years of recognition.Earning their first MPSF distinctions were junior driver Blake Edwards, redshirt sophomore drivers Tim Leong and Brock Hudnut and redshirt freshman driver Daniel Leong.The athletes honored made an impact for the Trojans in the pool as well as in the classroom this season. Edwards led the team in scoring with 42 goals on the season, followed closely by Morelli who notched a total of 37. Together, the team took the 2016 MPSF Championship and secured a spot in the NCAA title match for the 12th season in a row before losing in an upset to Cal.last_img read more

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NBA free agency rumors: Kings waiving guard Ben McLemore

first_imgThe Kings made multiple moves before the trade deadline, including acquiring guard Alec Burks from the Cavaliers and forward Harrison Barnes from the Mavericks.The Kings will enter play Thursday 1 1/2 games behind the Clippers for the eighth spot in the Western Conference standings with a 28-26 record. The Kings are waiving Ben McLemore, per source. The sixth-year guard who was drafted 7th overall by the Kings in 2013, then had a stop in Memphis in between, will be on to his next stop.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) February 7, 2019McLemore is averaging career-lows in points (3.9), rebounds (.9) and assists (.2) this season. He’s shooting 39.1 percent from the field and 41.5 percent from 3-point range.McLemore was originally selected by Sacramento out of Kansas with the seventh pick of the 2013 draft. He spent his first four seasons with the franchise before playing with the Grizzlies in 2017-18. He was dealt back to the Kings in July. Ben McLemore is no longer a part of the Kings’ organization.Sacramento is waiving the 25-year-old guard, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources. Lakers star LeBron James weighs in on Mavericks trading Harrison Barnes mid-game Related Newslast_img read more

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Formert Arsenal youngster makes Daggers move

first_img1 James Dunne Dagenham & Redbridge have completed the loan signing of midfielder James Dunne from Portsmouth.Dunne, who was on Arsenal’s books as a youngster, has made 36 league appearances for the south coast club since he signed from Exeter in 2014.But the 26-year-old has struggled for game time this season, with his last outing coming in the Capital One Cup in August.Now he will get the chance of more first-team action at Dagenham after moving to Pompey’s League Two rivals on a month-long deal.Daggers boss Wayne Burnett told the club’s official site: “I’m absolutely delighted we’ve managed to get James down from Portsmouth for a month.“He’s someone I know very well, with the team playing against him on numerous occasions. He’ll bring a competitive edge and energy to the group, so I’m really pleased we’ve managed to get hold of him.”last_img read more

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A close look at Tesla Model 3s new roof rack with efficiency

first_imgSource: Charge Forward Tesla finally launched a roof rack for Model 3 a month ago and some owners are starting to get some use out of it.Here’s a close look at the Tesla Model 3’s new roof rack with an efficiency test. more…The post A close look at Tesla Model 3’s new roof rack with efficiency test appeared first on Electrek.last_img

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