The George Washington University: Water Polo

Ryan Michalko
Ryan  Michalko


Danville, CA

High School:
The Bishop's School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215


International Affairs


GW Men's Water Polo Opens Southerns With Split

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


GW Men's Water Polo Drops Overtime Heartbreaker to #15 Bucknell

Colonials Fall to Bison, 14-12


GW Men's Water Polo Splits Two Games at Southerns

Colonials Fall to Hopkins, Rout Salem International on Day 1


No. 20 GW Men's Water Polo Sweeps First Day of Bison Invite

Colonials Rally Versus Fordham, Rout SIU


GW Men's Water Polo 2014 Season Outlook

Colonials Look to Build on Breakout Season

Scored eight points on seven goals and one assist and added four ejections drawn, two steals and a field block ... Took 26 shots on the year ... Recorded a career-high two ejections drawn at Johns Hopkins (Oct. 16) ... Scored a season-high two goals against Monmouth College at the CWPA Southern Division Championship (Nov. 6) ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

Scored 12 points on 10 goals and two assists and added six steals in five games during his rookie campaign ... His 10 goals came on 21 shots for an efficient .476 shooting percentage ... Scored four goals against Salem International at the Bison Invitational (Sept. 13) ... Again tallied four goals and added an assist for a career-high five points plus a career-best three steals against Salem International at the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7).

Led the Knights to three straight San Diego CIF finals appearances from 2010-12 ... Three-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team selection and a USA Water Polo Academic All-American ... Member of the Pacific Southwest Olympic Development Team ... President's Super Service National Award recipient ... An honor roll student.

Ryan Michael Michalko ... Born Oct. 22, 1995, in Akron, Ohio ... Son of Kimberly and Michael Michalko ... Older brother, Matt, is a senior on the water polo team at UC San Diego ... Intends to major in international affairs and hopes to attend law school.

Goals 4 2x, Last vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Assists 1 2x, Last vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Points 5 vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Shots 7 vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Steals 3 vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Blocks 1 2x, Last vs. #15 Bucknell (9/26/15)
Ejections Drawn 2 at Johns Hopkins (10/16/15)
Penalties Drawn 1 at Johns Hopkins (10/16/15)
Ejection Goals 1 2x, Last vs. Gannon (11/7/15)

Year GP Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2014 5 10 2 12 21 .476 6 0 1
2015 NA 7 1 8 26 .269 2 4 1
TOTAL NA 17 3 20 47 .362 8 4 2
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