M Water Polo: Augusto Named CO-MVP For The Orange Empire Conference

M Water Polo: Augusto Named CO-MVP For The Orange Empire Conference

It was another strong year for the Golden West College Rustlers as they hauled in their 31st consecutive conference championship, a SoCal Regional championship, and their 28th state championship. Manuel Augusto was named co-most valuable player while he finished the season with 71 goals and eight assists. 

Heach coach, Scott Taylor earned the Orange Empire Conference Coach of the Year honors after going 27-3 overall and a perfect 6-0 in conference play.

Seven Rustlers earned postseason recognition starting with Matija Jancic, Konstantinos Koulouris, and Jake Huynen who earned first-team all-conference honors. Taylor Lungu and Bruno Chiappine earned second-team selections while Andrew Higginson and Barnabas Vidovics were honorable mention selections. 

OEC Coach of the Year - Scott Taylor, Golden West 
Co-Most Valuable Players - Manuel Augusto (Golden West) & Nicolas Fichman (Orange Coast)

FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE

Matija Jancic Golden West
Konstantinos Koulourus Golden West
Jake Huynen Golden West
Ryan Baumann Orange Coast
Luke Rhone Orange Coast
Ethan Saenz Riverside 
Leonardo Monges Riverside
Spencer Sellwood Saddleback
Niko Vaccher Fullerton
Cameron Davidson Cypress

SECOND TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE

Taylor Lungu Golden West
Bruno Chiappine Golden West
Ryan Baumann Orange Coast
Felipe Rocha Orange Coast
Kenny Wulf Riverside
Grant Chauncey Saddleback
Niam Schade Fullerton
Michael Davidson Cypress
   
   

HONORABLE MENTION

Andrew Higginson Golden West
Barnabas Vidovics Golden West
Andrej Maodus Orange Coast
Conner Halloran Orange Coast
Brochton Troutman Riverside