Noah McKinnie Braun
Noah McKinnie  Braun


San Diego, CA

High School:
Scripps Ranch

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170




Men's Water Polo Lands ACWPC All-Academic Honors

Four Colonials recognized for performance in the classroom


Seniors Savor Men's Water Polo Turnaround

Senior class has seen it all on GW's rise to NCAA Tournament


Men's Water Polo Surges Past Johns Hopkins

A big finish helped GW to a home win Friday


Men's Water Polo Closes Home Schedule

GW set to celebrate Senior Day vs. Navy


Men's Water Polo Wraps Harvard Invitational

GW fell to the host Crimson on Sunday


MWP vs. Priceton

George Washington v Princeton


MWP at Brown

George Washington v Brown

Helped the Colonials to capture their first MAWPC title and NCAA Tournament berth in program history during his senior season...Posted two goals and three assists for five points, despite missing time throughout the season due to injury....Had seven steals and three field blocks, too...Posted a goal and an assist in wins over Washington & Jefferson (9/3) and MIT (10/12).

Ranked sixth on the team with 29 points on 15 goals and 14 assists ... his 34 steals ranked fifth on the team ... had a .417 shot percentage which led the team ... scored a pair of goals vs. No. 3 California (Sept. 9) ... tallied a goal, two assists and two steals in a win at Wagner (Oct. 2) ... scored the game-winning goal with three seconds to play on a full court pass from Bogdan Petkovic to take a 10-9 win over No. 9 Bucknell (Oct. 8) ... had a goal and an assist at No. 4 Pacific (Oct. 20) ... recorded a team-high three steals at No. 9 UC Davis ... had three steals at Johns Hopkins (11/4).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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)
Steals 3 5x, Last vs. Johns Hopkins (11/4/16)
Field Blocks 2 3x, Last vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/21/15)
Ejections Drawn 2 vs. Iona (10/24/15)

Year Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2014 5 10 15 6 .833 9 1 0
2015 26 16 42 71 .366 30 5 14
2016 15 14 29 36 .417 34 4 5
2017 2 3 5 9 .222 7 2 3
TOTAL 48 43 91 122 .393 80 12 22

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