CLAREMONT, CA. – Joseph Schafer was named SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week for men's water polo after an outstanding showing at the Inland Empire Classic. The junior defender played a crucial role in helping the Sagehens go 2-1 at the tournament, including a hat trick against No. 10 UC Irvine to lead his team to a 11-10 overtime victory.
Schafer scored three goals in the extra time thriller against the Anteaters, followed by two goals and an assist against Riverside City College. The junior has seven goals this season and started in all six games. Last season Schafer recorded 41 goals and 20 assists with 20 steals.