Keller Sens, Ben Gavran Ink Letters Of Intent With Mercyhurst University

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North Allegheny seniors Keller Sens and Ben Gavran have made their college choices for collegiate water polo. Sens and Gravran each signed their letters of intent with Mercyhurst University on Friday to continue their academic and water polo careers at the next level.

Sens is a four-time All-State selection and garnered first-team All-State honors as a senior this past fall. The two-year captain was one of NA’s top scorers this season and netted 60 goals, along with 30 assists and 45 steals on defense. Sens is a four-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American and led his 18U Junior Olympic Team to a gold medal finish in 2022. He is also a member of the prolific North Allegheny swimming and diving team.

Gavran is a two-time All-State honoree and was a third-team All-State pick this season. He fired in 50 goals with 21 assists and 37 steals on defense. Like Sens, Gavran is a USA Water Polo Academic All-American and was a member of the same 18U Junior Olympic team that garnered gold in 2022. Gavran is a two-time All-Western Conference pick. Additionally, Gavran is a multiple-time WPIAL and PIAA qualifier for the North Allegheny swimming and diving team.

The NA duo helped produce an 18-4 season for the Tigers this fall along with a Western Conference championship and third-place finish at states. Both Sens and Gavran will major in Cyber Security at Mercyhurst University.