What does a team do when they lose their two top goal scorers who also happen to be reigning All-SCIAC and All-America selections? The Chapman University men?s water polo team is looking to their freshman class to fill the void that was left by three-time All-American Jeff O?Brien and his offensive counterpart Kevin Dayan.
It’s 5 a.m. on a summer morning and almost all of Orange is still asleep. But on the dimly lit Wilson Field, a thin shadow can be seen and faint sounds of footsteps and panting can be heard. This is junior center back Faith Holloway doing her routine summer soccer and fitness training on the empty field just in time before she has to leave for her research internship at Zymo Research Corporation, a biotech firm in Irvine.