The George Washington University: Water Polo

Noah McKinnie Braun
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Noah McKinnie  Braun

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Diego, CA

High School:
Scripps Ranch

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
ATT

Major:
Political Communication



09/11/2016

GW Men's Water Polo Wins Twice at Princeton Invitational

Colonials record first win over a ranked team in two years with 12-11 victory over No. 15 Air Force

04/05/2016

Five GW Men's Water Polo Players Earn Academic Accolades

Colonials Honored by ACWPC, CWPA

11/08/2015

GW Men's Water Polo Downs Gannon, 16-7, at Southerns

Colonials to Face Washington & Jefferson for Fifth Place on Sunday

11/06/2015

GW Men's Water Polo Opens Southerns With Split

Colonials Fall to Navy, Rout Monmouth on Tournament's First Day

10/04/2015

GW Men's Water Polo Splits on Final Day in California

Colonials Down La Verne, Fall to Pomona-Pitzer

09/27/2015

MWP vs. Priceton

George Washington v Princeton

09/07/2015

MWP at Brown

George Washington v Brown


2015
Led GW with 14 field blocks ... Ranked third on the team with 16 assists and 42 points and was fifth with 30 steals and sixth with 26 goals ... Took 71 shots on the year and posted a .366 shot percentage ... Also tallied five ejections drawn on the season ... Had a goal, three steals and a field block against No. 11 Brown at the Buno Classic (Sept. 6) ... Tallied two goals and an assist against Washington & Jefferson at the Bison Invite (Sept. 12) ... Registered two goals and two steals at Redlands (Oct. 1) ... Notched his first career hat trick against Chapman at the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament (Oct. 2) ... Had a goal and three steals, plus a field block and an ejection drawn later that day against Cal Lutheran ... Recorded a career-high two ejections drawn against Iona (Oct. 24) ... Posted his second career hat trick and added an assist for four points against Monmouth College at the CWPA Southern Division Championship (Nov. 6) ... Notched his second straight hat trick the next day against Gannon (Nov. 7) ... Tallied three points on a goal and two assists, plus two steals and two field blocks against Washington & Jefferson at the CWPA Championship (Nov. 21) ... Served as a Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) team representative ... Recognized on the ACWPC All-Academic Team and on the CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team with superior status ... Earned a spot on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

2014
Saw action in nine games during his rookie campaign ... Scored five goals on just six shots for an efficient .833 shooting percentage ... Added 10 assists for 15 points ... Also recorded nine steals on the year ... Made his collegiate debut against Harvard at the Princeton Invitational (Sept. 7) ... Tallied five points on a goal - the first of his career - and four assists against Salem International at the Bison Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Added three steals and won two sprints against the Tigers ... Recorded a season-high six points on two goals and four assists to go with two steals and an ejection drawn against Caltech at the Gary Troyer Tournament (Oct. 4) ... Tallied three points on two goals and an assist and added a pair of steals against Salem International at the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7) ... Recognized on the CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team with outstanding status ... Earned a spot on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named league Player of the Year by the San Diego Union Tribune in 2013 ... Also earned All-San Diego second team accolades and was named team MVP and a Senior All-Star ... Selected to the All-League second team in 2012 ... Led the Falcons to the Division II CIF title and four straight Eastern League Championships ... Honor roll student ... Member of the Current Events Club at Scripps Ranch High School.

PERSONAL
Noah McKinnie Braun ... Born Nov. 19, 1995, in San Diego, California ... Son of Ruth and Gerald Braun ... Older sister, Emma, plays on the club water polo team at Cal ... Intends to major in political communications and hopes to attend law school.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals 3 3x, Last vs. Gannon (11/7/15)
Assists 4 2x, Last vs. Caltech (10/4/14)
Points 6 vs. Caltech (10/4/14)
Shots 7 vs. Chapman (10/2/15)
Steals 3 3x, Last vs. Cal Lutheran (10/2/15)
Field Blocks 2 3x, Last vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/21/15)
Swimoffs 2 vs. Salem International (9/13/14)
Ejections Drawn 2 vs. Iona (10/24/15)
Ejection Goals 2 3x, Last vs. Gannon (11/7/15)
Penalties Drawn 1 2x, Last vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/8/15)
Penalty Goals 1 vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/8/15)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2014 9 5 10 15 6 .833 9 1 0
2015 NA 26 16 42 71 .366 30 5 14
TOTAL NA 31 26 57 77 .403 39 6 14
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