Atakan Destici also named honorable mention All-America
Colonials wrap stellar season in title game
Colonials to play for first-ever conference tournament title on Sunday
Colonials dominate Mercyhurst to open championship play
The Colonials finished conference play with an 8-2 mark
Happy Holidays from GW Athletics!
Enters the season as GW's career leader in field blocks (72) ... Also ranks second all-time in steals (254) and is tied for eighth in assists (102) ... First player in CWPA history to be named Player, Defensive Player and Rookie of the Week in his career.
Sat out the season as a redshirt ... A Legacy Leader in GW's Leadership Academy.
ACWPC Honorable Mention All-American ... CWPA All-Southern Division First Team ... First Colonial ever to earn All-America recognition three times and to garner three first-team honors from the CWPA ... Tied for the team lead with 63 goals ... Also lead the team with 106 points, 83 steals and 24 field blocks ... His 83 steals are the fifth-highest single-season total in program history and his 24 field blocks rank second ... Ranked second on the team with 43 assists, tied for the seventh-most ever by a Colonial in a season ... Also second on the team with 35 ejections drawn ... Took a team-high 167 shots ... Scored multiple goals 16 times and multiple points in 23 games with 13 hat tricks ... Opened the season with five points (3g, 2a) against MIT at the Princeton Invitational (Sept. 6) ... Tallied a career-high nine points on five goals and four assists and added four steals and three ejections drawn in GW's 19-18 overtime victory over No. 12 St. Francis-Brooklyn the next day (Sept. 7) ... Had three assists and five steals against Fordham at the Bison Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Recorded six points (3g, 3a), five steals and two field blocks the next day against Mercyhurst (Sept. 14) ... Named Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week for his performance at the Bison Invite ... Recorded a career-high five ejections drawn against No. 8 Princeton (Sept. 21), then had three assists and six steals at the No. 12 Tigers a week later (Sept. 28) ... Tallied five points (1g, 4a), five steals and four ejections drawn at Cal Baptist (Oct. 2) ... Recorded three goals, four steals and two field blocks against No. 16 Whittier at the Gary Troyer Tournament (Oct. 3) ... Finished the tournament with five steals and a pair of goals against Occidental (Oct. 4) ... Named Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week for the second time for his performance on the California trip ... Tallied seven points on three goals and four assists against Johns Hopkins (Oct. 11) ... Scored another seven points on five goals and two assists against Navy (Oct. 25) ... Recorded four goals and five steals against Johns Hopkins in the opening game of the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7) ... Registered four points (3g, 1a), six steals and four ejections drawn against Gannon the next day (Nov. 8) ... Finished the tournament with seven points (4g, 3a) and five steals against Washington & Jefferson in the fifth-place game (Nov. 9) ... Opened the CWPA Championship with six points on five goals and an assist against Fordham (Nov. 21) and closed it with seven points on six goals and an assist plus three steals and three field blocks against No. 18 Harvard ... Selected to CWPA All-Tournament Second Team, the first Colonial to earn All-Tournament accolades since 2007 ... Team MVP.
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||6||vs. No. 18 Harvard (11/23/14)|
|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||3x, Last vs. Fordham (11/21/14)|
|Ejections Drawn||5||vs. #8 Princeton (9/21/14)|
|Penalties Drawn||2||vs. Johns Hopkins (10/11/14)||Ejection Goals||2||2x, Last vs. Johns Hopkins (11/7/14)|
|Penalty Goals||2||vs. Notre Dame (Ohio) (9/2/12)|
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