The George Washington University: Water Polo

Bogdan Petkovic
Bogdan Petkovic


Belgrade, Serbia

High School:
Sports High School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 198


International Business


GW Men's Water Polo's Rally Falls Short to Johns Hopkins, 15-13

Petkovic Tallies Seven Points to Lead Colonials


GW's Petkovic Earns Second Defensive Player of the Week Honor

Junior Had 14 Steals, 12 Points on West Coast Trip


GW Men's Water Polo Takes Two at Gary Troyer Invite

Colonials Down Caltech, Occidental to Conclude West Coast Trip


GW Men's Water Polo Drops Two Tight Contests in Claremont

Colonials Fall to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, No. 16 Whittier


GW Men's Water Polo Rallies but Falls at Cal Baptist, 15-13

Colonials Erase Four-Goal Deficit, Tie Game Twice in Final Quarter


MWP vs. Bucknell

GW vs. Bucknell 9/20/14


MWP vs Hopkins

George Washington v Johns Hopkins


MWP vs Bucknell

George Washington v Bucknell


MWP vs Gannon

George Washington v Gannon

Enters the season ranking second all-time at GW with 48 career field blocks and fifth with 171 career steals.

ACWPC Honorable Mention All-American ... CWPA All-Southern Division First Team ... First Colonial ever to garner All-America recognition twice and second to garner multiple first-team honors from the CWPA ... Shattered GW's single-season record with 30 field blocks ... Also led the Colonials with 75 steals and ranked second on the team with 88 points and 35 assists and third with 53 goals and 21 ejections drawn ... Took a team-high 172 shots ... Named CWPA Southern Division Co-Player of the Week on Sept. 19 ... Scored multiple goals 13 times and multiple points in 23 games with eight hat tricks ... Posted a career-high four field blocks to go with four points (3g, 1a) and two steals against Notre Dame (Ohio) at the Navy Open (9/8) ... Scored a career-high five goals and added three steals against Iona at the Princeton Invitational (9/14) ... Followed with a career-high four assists and added four steals and three blocks the next day (9/15) ... Matched his career best with four assists and again added four steals and three blocks against Princeton (9/22) ... Tallied seven points on five goals and two assists to go with two steals and three blocks against Johns Hopkins (9/28) ... Recorded a career-high four ejections drawn at Johns Hopkins (11/1) and against the Blue Jays at the Southern Division Championship (11/10) ... Again tallied seven points on five goals and two helpers against Washington & Jefferson at the Southern Division Championship (11/9).

ACWPC Honorable Mention All-American ... CWPA Southern Division Rookie of the Year ... CWPA All-Southern Division First Team ... Second Colonial ever to garner All-America recognition and first to be named Rookie of the Year ... Shattered the program's single-season record with 96 steals ... Ranked third on the team with 45 goals, 24 assists and 69 points ... Posted a team-high 18 field blocks, the third-highest single-season total in program history ... Scored multiple goals 11 times and multiple points 19 times ... Tallied a season-high eight points on four goals and four assists against Notre Dame College (Sept. 2) ... Followed with another four-goal effort against Gannon later that day ... Named Southern Division Co-Rookie of the Week for the first week of the season (Sept. 4) ... Tallied five points (3g, 2a) and four steals against Cal Baptist (Oct. 5) ... Recorded seven steals at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Oct. 6) ... Also had seven steals to go with four points (3g, 1a) against Navy (Oct. 10) ... Notched another hat trick and added four steals at Princeton (Oct. 20) ... Recorded another seven steals at Navy (Oct. 27) ... Scored four goals and registered six steals at Bucknell in the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 2) ... Tallied five goals and five steals against Washington & Jefferson in the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 3) ... Recorded a season-high eight steals to go with five points (4g, 1a) and two field blocks in the season finale against Johns Hopkins (Nov. 4) ... Named Southern Division Rookie of the Week following the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7) after totaling 16 goals, 21 steals and five field blocks.

Member of 25-time national champion Water Polo Club Partizan ... Captained the Serbian Cadet National Team ... Helped lead the national team to a number of championships in international play, including the 2007 Diana Cup in Bulgaria, the 2008 Balkan Games in Montenegro, the 2009 Giugno International Tournament in Italy and the 2009 International Tournament in Slovakia.

Bogdan Petkovic ... Born Jan. 29, 1992 in Belgrade, Serbia ... Son of Lidija and Ivan Petkovic ... Has a younger sister, Danica ... An international business major.

Goals 5 5x, Last vs. #12 St. Francis (9/7/14)
Assists 4 6x, Last vs. Johns Hopkins (10/11/14)
Points 9 vs. #12 St. Francis (9/7/14)
Shots 12 2x, Last vs. Washington & Jefferson (11/9/13)
Steals 8 vs. Johns Hopkins (11/4/12)
Blocks 4 vs. Notre Dame (Ohio) (9/8/13)
Swimoffs 1 at Brown (11/23/13)
Ejections Drawn 5 vs. #8 Princeton (9/21/14)
Penalties Drawn 2 vs. Johns Hopkins (10/11/14)
Ejection Goals 2 vs. #12 St. Francis (9/7/14)
Penalty Goals 2 vs. Notre Dame (Ohio) (9/2/12)

Year GP Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2012 28 45 24 69 148 .304 96 13 18
2013 31 53 35 88 172 .308 75 21 30
TOTAL 59 98 59 157 320 .306 171 34 48
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