Feb. 8, 2011
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Seniors Milos Golic and Zsombor Vincze capped their impressive collegiate careers with All-American honors it was announced by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.
Golic earned All-American First Team honors for the third consecutive year and has become just the fourth four-time All-American in UC Santa Barbara history. He was an Honorable Mention All-American following his freshman season.
Golic, who is also a four-time All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation selection, led UCSB for goals during the fall with 60 and ranked second in the conference with an average of 2.61 per game. The native of Belgrade, Serbia led the team for scoring in 16 of its 24 contests and had 16 games with multiple goals, including 10 contests with a hat trick or more. He also led the team for assists, steals and ejections.
Golic finished his career as the most prolific scorer in UCSB history. His 272 career goals topped the previous school record of 244 set by Larry Mouchawar in 1983.
Vincze was named an All-American Honorable Mention for the second consecutive year. The native of Szeged, Hungary scored 33 goals on the season, which was second on the team. Vincze scored in 17 contests this year and had 11 multiple-goal games. He was second on the team for steals, field blocks and ejections earned.
Vincze ended his career as a three-time All-MPSF Honorable Mention. He tallied 156 career goals, which is tied sixth all-time in the Gaucho record books.
Both Golic and Vincze are three-time Academic All-MPSF honorees as well.
Head coach Wolf Wigo has now coached nine men's All-Americans since taking reigns of the program in 2005.