Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

March 6, 2007

Name: Julie Jacoby
Class: Junior
Sport: Women's Water Polo
Hometown: Coral Gables, FL
High School: Ransom Everglades

Jacoby was outstanding in net for the Colonials last week, totaling 57 saves to lead the women's water polo team to a 3-1 mark. She set a school-record for saves in a single game with 22 as GW avenged an earlier loss to Villanova with a 16-6 thrashing of the Wildcats in their home pool on Saturday. She also made 17 stops in an 11-7 victory over Siena and 10 blocks in a 12-6 win versus Queens (NY). She began the week with 8 saves in a narrow loss to Maryland in GW's home opener on Wednesday.

Jacoby is averaging 12.1 saves per game for the 4-8 Colonials, one of the highest saves averages in the country.