Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Illes Earns Top Honor for Fourth Straight Year
Deasey Leads Colonials with Three Goals
Colonials to Honor Bezerra, Helman, Illes, Purkovic Prior to Game
Pehlivan Notches Hat Trick to Lead Colonials
GW's all-time leader in field blocks (55).
Saw action in all 28 games and tallied seven points on a goal and six assists ... Tied for sixth on the team with 20 steals and added four field blocks and six ejections drawn ... Recorded three steals in the season opener against Penn State Behrend (Sept. 1) and against Johns Hopkins (Oct. 17) ... Had two assists and two ejections drawn against Gannon (Sept. 2) ... Scored his lone goal of the season and added two field blocks against Chapman (Oct. 6) ... Named to the CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team and ACWPC All-Academic Team with excellent status for the third year in a row ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.
Tied for team lead with 12 field blocks and added nine goals, nine assists and 19 steals in 26 games played ... Season-high three field blocks against Johns Hopkins (10/19)... Recorded three multi-point games... Scored a season-high three points against No. 18 Bucknell (2g, 1a; 9/25) ... Named to CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team and ACWPC All-Academic team with excellent status (3.2-3.4 GPA) ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.
Third on team with 27 assists, added 12 goals and team-leading 16 field blocks in 29 games ... Became GW's career leader in field blocks with 16, increased two-year total to 39 ... Season-high three field blocks against Queens (NY) (9/5), matched career-high four steals against Santa Clara (9/11) ... 10 multi-point games, career-high three assists against Navy (10/30) ... Named to CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team and ACWPC All-Academic team with excellent status (3.2-3.4 GPA).
Led GW rookies in goals (17), assists (29), points (46), steals (31) and field blocks (23) ... 23 field blocks were most in single-season in program history and already good for fourth all-time at GW ... Career-best four points on two goals and two assists against Fordham (9/12) ... Four steals against No. 17 Princeton (10/17).
Three-time MVP of Hun School water polo team ... Two-time All Mid-Atlantic Prep League selection ... Member of 2008 Northeast Zone Team ... Water polo and swim team captain as a senior ... Swim team MVP as a senior ... Member of Princeton Water Polo Club ... Helped team to 26th-place finish at 2007 Junior Olympics and eighth-place finish at 2008 Under-20 Nationals Tournament.
Personal: Guy Theodore Helman ... Born Aug. 6, 1991, in London, England ... son of Marc and Deborah Helman ... has younger brother, Huw ... Biology major.
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