LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A former UCLA water polo player who was accused of rape pleaded no contest on Thursday to single counts of assault and making criminal threats as part of a plea deal.
Hakop Jack Kaplanyan, 20, was sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years probation.
Prosecutors accused Kaplanyan of attacking three women -- all UCLA students -- between October 2012 and April 2013. Kaplanyan had been facing one felony count each of forcible rape, false imprisonment by violence, possession of matter depicting a minor engaging in sexual conduct and a misdemeanor count of sexual battery by restraint.
However, Judge George Lomeli and the district attorney agreed that there was not enough evidence to proceed with the case. The prosecution had no DNA, no corroborating testimony, no witnesses and no physical evidence.
Kaplanyan was also ordered to undergo one year of sexual-assault counseling and perform 60 days of Caltrans work. He will have a strike on his record, but he will not have to register as a sex offender.
If Kaplanyan had been convicted, he could have faced 37 years in prison.
Lomeli ordered Kaplanyan to surrender on March 10.