Athletics News

Colonials of the Week - Men's Soccer's Jonny Forrest and Men's Water Polo's Brian Mojica

Sept. 8, 2014 Name: Jonny Forrest
Sport: Men's Soccer
Year: Junior
Hometown: North Shields, England
High School: Monkseaton

Junior Jonny Forrest scored both of GW's goals in the Colonials' 2-1 win over Harvard on Sunday afternoon. The native of North Shields, England, tied the game on a penalty kick in the 59th minute and scored the game-winner in the 84th minute. It was his first career multi-goal game and his fourth career game-winning goal. Forrest leads GW with three goals and six points in three games this season.

Name: Brian Mojica
Sport: Men's Water Polo
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cerritos, Calif.
High School: Long Beach Polytechnic

Senior Brian Mojica led the Colonials to a 2-1 opening weekend at the Princeton Invitational, tallying team highs of 14 goals, six assists and six steals. His 14 goals came on just 20 shots for a torrid .700 shooting percentage, and eight came in man-up situations. Mojica opened the weekend with a career-high five goals on six shots and added two assists in GW's 11-10 comeback win over MIT. Four of his five goals came in the second half, including all three of his extra-man scores, as the Colonials rallied for the victory. He followed with five more goals, including four on power plays, as well as three steals in a loss to Harvard before ending the weekend with four goals, four assists and two steals in GW's 19-18 overtime win over No. 12 St. Francis. With six assists on the weekend, Mojica now has 153 in his career, leaving him five behind David Zenk's all-time Colonials record.

Past Colonial of the Week Winners