The George Washington University: Water Polo

David Zenk
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David Zenk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

High School:
Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Position:
Driver

Birthdate:
08/11/1986



2008: Enters senior season as GW career leader in swim-offs won (220) and field blocks (22) ... Ranks second all-time at GW in assists (124) and steals (228) and 12th all-time in goals (139).

2007: ACWPC honorable mention All-American, first player in GW water polo history to be named to All-America team ... CWPA Southern Division first team honoree and Eastern Championship All-Tournament team ... Led GW with 94 points and 43 assists, finished second on team and 39th in nation with 51 goals ... 43 assists were third-most in a single-season in program history ... Set new single-season program marks in steals (89), swim-offs won (100) and field blocks (16) ... Became GW career leader in swim-offs won and field blocks ... Netted a goal in 24 of 29 games played, including 17 multi-goal games and 10 games of three-or-more goals ... Also tallied a point in 27 of 29 games ... Set career-high with nine points (4g/5a) in 17-11 win over Harvard at ECAC Championship (9/30) ... Totaled three goals, four assists and 21 steals to help GW to third-place finish at CWPA Southern Championship ... Named to ACWPC and CWPA All-Academic Teams.

2006: Paced Colonials with 94 points on 47 goals and 47 assists ... 47 goals tied for 37th most in the nation ... 47 assists were second-most in a single-season in program history ... Also led GW with 63 steals and school-record 72 swim-offs won ... Posted 20 multi-point games, eight games with three-or-more goals and seven games with three-or-more assists ... Scored career-best eight points on two goals and career-high six assists in season finale versus Gannon ... Matched career-high five goals as part of seven-point effort against Chapman ... Also totaled seven points in a game versus Mercyhurst at Southern Championships and versus Cal Lutheran ... Had three goals and three assists in upset of nationally-ranked Santa Clara at Navy Open ... Named to ACWPC and CWPA All-Academic Teams ... Selected to Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Swimming Team ... Owns A-10 records in the 200- and 400-yard Individual Medley.

2005: Enjoyed stellar rookie season, leading GW in points (75), assists (34), steals (76) and sprints won (48) ... Finished second on team in goals (41), including 12 man-up scores ... Made immediate impact to GW lineup, contributing nine goals and 10 assists in four-match Navy Open ... Added 13 goals in five matches at Princeton Invitational ... Scored career-high five goals versus Fordham ... Also member of Colonials' swimming and diving team ... Named Atlantic 10 Swimming and Diving Performer and Rookie of the Year in May 2006.

Prior to GW: Led MICDS to three state championships ... Was named the conference's Player of the Year twice and tabbed the state Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Member of the Daisy and Clayton Water Polo Clubs ... Also competed in tennis and swimming.

Personal: David Lawrence Zenk ... Born August 11, 1986 in St. Louis, MO ... Son of Lawrence and Priscilla Zenk ... One brother, Thomas ... Majoring in biology.

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