Season of Firsts

Celebrating amazing achievements by Men’s Golf, Women’s Water Polo, and Baseball.

Men’s Golf

  • The Broncos turned in the finest season in program history and made their first-ever appearance in the NCAA West Regionals. Guided by first-year mentor and WCC Co-Coach of the Year Rob Miller, and led on the links by seniors John Colyar and Michael Nicoletti, Santa Clara captured a program-best four tournament titles while Nicoletti turned in six top-five finishes.

Women’s water polo

  • Bronco women made history in the pool this spring, posting a 25-8 record and earning a No. 15 ranking in the nation. Santa Clara capped its stellar year with a third-place finish at the WWPA Championships. Lindsey Bacolini garnered first-team All-WWPA honors, Katie Radvanyi was named to the second team, and Kristin Barnes received an honorable mention.

Baseball

• Six Broncos earned All-WCC honors, including All-WCC First-Teamers Daniel Nava and Kris Watts. Freshmen Matt Wickswat and Matt Long were named to both the All-WCC second team and WCC All-Freshman team, while Kevin Drever was named All-WCC honorable mention, and Brady Fuerst garnered a spot on the All-Freshman team.

• Nava led the WCC in batting with a .392 average—the first Bronco to pace the conference since 2003.

post-image Broncos on the links: from left, Michael Nicoletti and John Colyar. 
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