The George Washington University: Water Polo

Sander Profaci
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Sander  Profaci

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Greenwich, CT

High School:
Brunswick

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
GK

Major:
Pre-Arts & Sciences



04/29/2015

Three GW Men's Water Polo Players Earn Academic Accolades

Mojica, Profaci, McKinnie Braun Honored by CWPA, ACWPC

11/07/2014

GW Men's Water Polo Splits Two Games at Southerns

Colonials Fall to Hopkins, Rout Salem International on Day 1

10/25/2014

GW Men's Water Polo Falls to Navy, 19-15, on Senior Night

Pehlivan, Petkovic Score Five Goals Apiece

10/22/2014

GW Men's Water Polo Downs Johns Hopkins, 13-11

Colonials Earn First Southern Division Win of Season

10/04/2014

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

Colonials Down Caltech, Occidental to Conclude West Coast Trip

10/01/2014

MWP vs. Bucknell

GW vs. Bucknell 9/20/14

09/28/2013

MWP vs Hopkins

George Washington v Johns Hopkins


2014
Recorded 104 saves while allowing 101 goals in 42 quarters, posting a 9.62 goals-against average and a .488 save percentage ... Added eight assists and 16 steals on the season ... Opened the season with 10 saves against six goals allowed in two quarters against MIT at the Princeton Invitational (Sept. 6) ... Allowed just two goals while recording seven saves against Penn State Behrend in the Bison Invitational (Sept. 14) ... Recorded career highs of 12 saves and four steals at Bucknell (Sept. 27) ... Also had 12 saves with three steals at Cal Baptist (Oct. 2) ... Allowed just one goal and stopped 10 shots against Salem International at the Southern Division Championship (Nov. 7) ... Named to the ACWPC All-Academic Team and CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team with superior status ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... Served as a Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) team representative.

2013
Recorded 48 saves while allowing 55 goals in 24 quarters, posting a 9.17 goals-against average and a .466 save percentage in his rookie campaign ... Added two assists and nine steals on the season ... Made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Salem International at the Navy Open and stopped three shots while allowing two goals in the second half ... Made his first career start and recorded a season-high 11 saves while allowing just six goals against Iona (10/26) ... Followed with eight saves in four quarters in a win over Fordham later that day ... Named to the CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team with superior status.

HIGH SCHOOL
Recorded 550 saves and 144 steals in final three seasons at Brunswick High School in Greenwich, Conn. ... Posted career-high 194 saves, 67 steals and .602 save percentage as a senior ... Member of Brunswick's inaugural water polo team as a freshman ... Led the Bruins to a third-place finish in the New England League his senior year ... Three-time Academic All-American and coaches award recipient ... Two-time All-New England Team selection ... AP Scholar and high honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Alexander Dana Profaci ... Born Dec. 26, 1994 in New York, N.Y. ... Son of Amy Dana and Joseph Profaci ... Has a younger sister, Serena ... Intends to major in economics.

CAREER HIGHS
Quarters Played 4 9x, Last vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Saves 12 2x, Last at Cal Baptist (10/2/14)
Assists 2 3x, Last vs. Salem International (11/7/14)
Steals 4 at Bucknell (9/27/14)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year QP Blocks GA GAA Sv.% Assts. Steals PB
2013 24 48 55 9.17 .466 2 9 0
2014 42 104 101 9.62 .507 8 16 0
TOTALS 66 152 156 9.45 .494 10 25 0
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