Individuals earn academic all-WWPA recognition
Four players also recognized for individual achievements
Rams finish sixth in WWPA tournament
Berry named to all-tournament team; Rams finish 2012 season sixth in WWPA
Win slots CSU vs. Cal State Bakersfield Sunday for fifth place
CSU's games against Cal State East Bay and No. 13 Indiana, on March 3, 2012, also featuring photos from Senior Day.
Awards & Honors:
All-WWPA second team (2010, 2012)
WWPA Championships all-tournament second team (2012)
ACWPC All-Academic (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Mountain West Scholar Athlete (2010, 2011, 2012)
Academic All-WWPA (2010, 2011, 2012)
KAP7 WWPA Player of the Week (March 23, 2012)
WWPA All-Freshman team (2009)
2012 (Senior): Will be remembered as one of the most decorated water polo player in CSU history, ranking in the top three in nearly every statistical category: 169 goals, third; 90 assists, second; 181 steals, third; 113 ejections drawn, third; 35 blocks, second; 259 points, third... Earned her third All-WWPA honor in 2012, being named to the second team... Ranked second on the team in goals (52), which is the ninth-most in single-season history... Recorded 17 multi-goal games on the season, and tallied at least one goal in 11 straight from April 1-29... Was one of three players to break the single-season assists mark in 2012, finishing third with 36... Her 66 steals as a senior rank second in program history... She totaled a season-best five against Indiana (March 3)... Ranked fifth in single-season history with 11 blocks... Her goals, assists, points and steals averages all ranked in the top 16 nationally, including steals (2.2 per game), which was fourth... Also excelled out of the pool, being named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, in addition to being honored by the WWPA and ACWPC.
2011 (Junior): Appeared in all 29 games for CSU, ranking third on the team with 38 goals scored... Also tallied 27 assists and 32 steals, also third on the team... Led the Rams with nine blocks... Earned team's most inspirational player award... Named an academic All-America and Mountain West Scholar Athlete.
2010 (Sophomore): Named team MVP... Playing in all but one game, finished first on the team in assists (20) and second in both goals (38) and steals (39)... Scored four goals on March 15 against Cal Baptist... Named second-team all-WWPA... Earned WWPA academic all-conference honors, in addition to becoming a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
2009 (Freshman): Had 41 goals and 44 steals in her first collegiate season... Recorded four hat tricks, including a five-goal performance against Chapman in the opening round of the WWPA Conference Championships... Earned WWPA all-freshman honors.
High School: Graduated from Millikan High School in Long Beach, Calif., in 2008... Varsity letterwinner all four years in both water polo and swimming & diving... Holds her high school's record for most career goals scored and most career steals... Three-time First-team all-league selection... Named league MVP in 2006... Three-time CIF Division-I third-team honoree, and a second-team selection in 2007... Team MVP in water polo three times, and in swimming four times... Helped her school to a league championship in water polo in 2006.
Personal: Full name is Kallie Elise Berry... Born and raised in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Jeff and Marti Berry... Has a younger brother, Jace, and an older sister, Brittany... Both siblings compete in water polo collegiately (Brittany at Bakersfield, Jace at Whittier College)... Apparel & merchandising major with a concentration in design and production... Has earned several academic awards... Member of Athletes in Action.
04/27/2013The CSU water polo team played an exceptional first half against top-seeded UC San Deigo, but a second-half scoring drought gave the Tritons a 14-6 win Saturday in the semifinals. Read More [+]04/26/2013The CSU water polo team picked up a big win on Friday, defeating Sonoma State in the quarterfinals of the WWPA Championships, 9-8. The win guarantees CSU a top-four finish. Read More [+]04/25/2013The CSU water polo team enters this weekend's WWPA Championships in Santa Clara, Calif., as the No. 4 seed, tying its best-ever seed. The Rams will face Sonoma State on Friday in the quarterfinals. Read More [+]04/22/2013The CSU water polo team earned a program-record four postseason honors Monday, as three different Rams were recognized by the WWPA, including Ariel Arcidiacono as the Newcomer of the Year. Read More [+]04/15/2013Twenty-two former Colorado State water polo players rejoined the program on Saturday for CSU's first reunion game. In all, 40 of the program's 63 all-time players were in attendance. Read More [+]04/10/2013The CSU water polo team will host a reunion game on Saturday, bringing back 15-20 former players. The scrimmage will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the VMAC in Thornton. Admission is free. Read More [+]04/07/2013The CSU water polo team concluded its regular season on Sunday, falling to Santa Clara and No. 8 Hawai'i. The Rams will next compete at the WWPA Championships (April 26-28). Read More [+]04/06/2013After a loss to UC San Diego early in the day, the Rams came back for a close win against Cal State Monterey Bay Saturday afternoon in the first day of The Bronco. Read More [+]04/05/2013Colorado State (7-16, 2-3 WWPA) began its California weekend with a challenging day against WWPA conference foe Cal State East Bay, losing the pairing 13-8. Read More [+]04/04/2013The CSU water polo team will play in its final regular-season games this weekend. The Rams will play a WWPA contest at Cal State East Bay on Friday, followed by four games in The Bronco. Read More [+]03/25/2013Sunday was a challenge for the Colorado State water polo team. The Rams faced two top-20 teams, falling to No. 19 Hartwick, 18-5, and No. 2 Stanford, 16-6. Read More [+]03/23/2013Competing twice on Day 2 of the Arizona State Tournament, CSU earned a split, defeating La Verne, 13-9, after falling to No. 18 Michigan, 12-4, at the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center. Read More [+]03/22/2013Playing in one of the most challenging tournaments in the country, Colorado State feels as if it let a win slip away on Friday, dropping two on the first day of action from the Mona Plummer Aquatic... Read More [+]03/20/2013After a 3-1 weekend in California, the Rams return to the pool for arguably their most challenging week of the season, facing four ranked teams in three days at the Arizona State Tournament. Read More [+]03/18/2013The CSU Rams defeated Whittier, 12-9, and La Verne, 12-4, on Sunday. The Rams now own a three-game winning streak, the team's best since March 2011. Read More [+]