Former Charger earns Big West honor
Danielle Warde, an Edison High graduate and current freshman women's water polo player at UC Irvine, has been named first-team All-Big West Conference and the conference's Freshman of the Year.
Warde, a starting utility player who is majoring in public heath services, led the Anteaters to the Big West Tournament title and into the NCAA Tournament. She has a team-best 52 goals and 25 assists heading into the NCAA tournament. UCI takes on USC on Friday in Ann Arbor, Mich., in an opening-round game.