Colonials play two of three at home this weekend
Under new leadership, Colonials aim for MAWPC title
Colonials dominate Mercyhurst to open championship play
Colonials move into first place in MAWPC Division play
Colonials fall to 13th-ranked Princeton before bouncing back with win over La Salle
Ranked second on the team with 69 saves while adding sevent steals, four assists and recording a .483 save percentage ... recorded six saves vs. Iona (Sept. 9) ... had five stops vs. No. 3 California (Sept. 9) ... made eight saves in a win over Wagner (Sept. 24) ... had six saves in a win over Fordham (Sept. 24) ... came up with 10 saves in a 12-11 win over Johns Hopkins (Oct. 28).
Split time between goal and center defender ... Scored eight goals and added an assist for nine points ... Also recorded 11 steals in the field, along with two field blocks and an ejection drawn ... Scored his eight goals on 17 shots for an efficient .471 shooting percentage ... Registered 35 saves in the cage against 47 goals allowed for a .427 save percentage ... Also had eight steals and an assist from goal ...Made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Occidental at the Burno Classic and tallied a steal and a field block (Sept. 5) ... Made his first career start in goal the following day against Fordham and registered six saves and a steal (Sept. 13) ...Tallied a career-high 13 saves and four steals while allowing just 11 goals against against No. 17 Johns Hopkins (Sept. 25) ...Scored his first career goal the next day against No. 15 Bucknell (Sept. 26) ... Recorded 11 saves and a steal against Chapman at the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament (Oct. 2) ... Scored the go-ahead goal and added two steals in a 10-8 win over La Verne the next day (Oct. 3) ... Posted the first multi-goal game of his career with two goals at No. 12 Princeton (Oct. 25) ... Also scored twice and added a field block against Monmouth College at the CWPA Southern Division Championship (Nov. 6) ... Invited to compete in USA Water Polo Men's National League.
2015 All-American ... Also earned region MVP and First-Team All-State honors as a senior ... 2014 Academic All-American ... Also a standout on the swim team at Billy Ryan High School ... Holds the Raiders' school records in the 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly and 100-yard backstroke and the district record in the 50-yard freestyle ... A two-time All-Region selection and a 2015 All-State honoree in swimming ... Will also compete for GW's swimming and diving team ... Member of the National Honors Society.
Austin James Pyrch ... Born April 17, 1997, in New Haven, Connecticut ... Son of Krissa and James Pyrch ... Older sister, Mikaela, is a member of GW's women's water polo team ... Majoring in chemistry.
|Goals||2||2x, Last vs. Monmouth (11/6/15)|
|Assists||1||vs. Gannon (11/7/15)|
|Points||2||2x, Last vs. Monmouth (11/6/15)|
|Shots||3||vs. Gannon (11/7/15)|
|Steals||2||2x, Last vs. La Verne (10/3/15)|
|Blocks||1||2x, Last vs. Monmouth (11/6/15)|
|Swimoffs||1||2x, Last vs. Monmouth (11/6/15)|
|Ejections Drawn||1||vs. #17 St. Francis Brooklyn (9/5/15)|
|Ejection Goals||1||4x, Last vs. Navy (10/7/15)|
|Quarters Played in Goal||4||2x, Last vs. #17 Johns Hopkins (9/25/15)|
|Saves||12||vs. #17 Johns Hopkins (9/24/15)|
|Steals in Goal||4||vs. #17 Johns Hopkins (9/25/15)|
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|CAREER GOALKEEPING STATISTICS|
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