The George Washington University: Water Polo

Ridvan Pehlivan
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Ridvan Pehlivan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Istanbul, Turkey

High School:
Enka School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
Center

Major:
International Business




2013
Led the team with 44 ejections drawn and five penalties drawn and ranked second with 55 goals and fourth with 71 points ... Also third with 142 shots ... Scored multiple goals in 17 of 30 games with eight hat tricks ... Scored a career-high seven goals against Fresno Pacific at the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament (10/5) ... Recorded a career-best eight ejections drawn at Navy (11/2) ... Scored 16 goals in five games from Sept. 14-22 with four goals against both Harvard (9/15) and Bucknell (9/21).

2012
Ranked fourth on the team with 41 goals and sixth with 46 points ... Had the highest shooting percentage on the team (.436) ... Also led the team with 28 ejections drawn ... Scored multiple goals in 13 of the 19 games in which he played, including eight hat tricks ... Matched his career high with six goals against Iona in his second game of the season (Sept. 15) ... Also tallied six points on five goals and an assist against Chapman (Oct. 6) ... Missed the first eight games of the season while competing for Turkey at the European Under-19 Water Polo Championships in Canet-en Roussillon, France.

2011
Tied for the team lead with 44 ejections drawn and ranked third with 40 goals in 26 games played ... Posted 13 multi-point games ... Tallied season-high seven points against Johns Hopkins University (6g, 1a; 10/19) ... Recorded a season-high four ejections drawn against MIT (9/10).

HIGH SCHOOL
Team captain of Turkey's Junior National Team ... Participated on four Turkish national champion teams ... Member of Enka School's club team for seven years.

PERSONAL
Ridvan Pehlivan ... Born April 3, 1993, in Istanbul, Turkey ... Son of Nevzat and Aysel Pehlivan ... Majroing in international business.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals 7 vs. Fresno Pacific (10/5/13)
Assists 3 vs. Penn State Behrend (9/8/13)
Points 7 2x, Last vs. Fresno Pacific (10/5/13)
Shots 13 vs. Fresno Pacific (10/5/13)
Steals 3 2x, Last vs. Gannon (11/3/12)
Blocks 2 vs. Harvard (9/15/13)
Ejections Drawn 8 at Navy (11/2/13)
Penalties Drawn 2 at Harvard (9/16/12)
Ejection Goals 2 vs. Iona (9/15/12)
Penalty Goals 1 vs. Iona (9/15/12)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2011 26 40 12 52 133 .301 15 44 2
2012 19 41 5 46 94 .436 6 28 1
2013 30 55 16 71 142 .387 11 44 7
TOTAL 75 136 33 169 369 .369 32 116 10
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