Sacred Heart Prep seniors Scott Jollymour, Zoltan Lazar and Alex Swart have committed to play water polo at four-year institutions next season.
Jollymour and Lazar both will play for UC Davis, and Swart will attend George Washington University.
All three were 2012 All-West Catholic Athletic League selections as well as members of the 2012 CCS Senior All-Star Team. They also were significant contributors to Sacred Heart Prep's WCAL and CCS Division II championships in 2011 and 2012.
Said SHP head coach Brian Kreutzkamp: "All three of these athletes have had tremendous careers in both water polo and swimming. I am extremely proud of the work they have put in the pool and in the classroom and look forward to seeing the three of them compete at the next level. This completes a remarkable class of seven seniors moving on to play at the collegiate level from one team."
Four other seniors from the 2012 SHP water polo team committed to playing at the collegiate level next season include Zach Churukian (MIT), Bret Hinrichs (Princeton), Michael Holloway (Stanford), and Will Runkel (UCLA).
Palo Alto boys' coach Brandon Johnson just finished his second season with University of Western Australia (UWA Torpedoes) of the Australian National (pro) League. They won the silver medal after making the playoffs for the first time since 2005.
Peter Sefton, a Stanford grad, and Cal grad Cory Nashoff were also on the team. Johnson led the team in scoring with 50 goals.
Brandon's twin, Matt, who shared coaching duties last season, is now heading the Gunn boys' program.
The Palo Alto girls' program, meanwhile, is searching for a new head coach following the departure of Spencer Dornin. Those interested in the job should contact Paly Athletic Director Earl Hansen at firstname.lastname@example.org.