The George Washington University: Water Polo

Chris Whittam
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Chris Whittam

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hillsborough, CA

High School:
Sacred Heart Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
07/05/1986



2006: Earned Second Team All-Southern Division honors after finishing 11th in the nation with 226 total saves ... 226 saves are fifth-most in a single-season in school history, while .500 save percentage ranks third ... Also added 11 assists and 25 steals ... Matched school-record with 19 saves against nationally-ranked Pacific ... Had 10-or-more saves in a game six times ... Posted pair of 16-save performances, versus Navy at Southern Championships and versus Iona at Navy Open.

2005: Played 66 of team's 112 quarters in goal ... Stopped 134 shots and registered 12 steals ... Finished seventh on team with 11 assists ... Registered season-high 13 saves in CWPA Southern Championship opening game versus Slippery Rock (10/29/05).

2004: Led the Colonials in quarters played by a goalkeeper (65) and saves (147) as a rookie in 2004 ... Stopped 10 or more shots in a match five times ... Notched a personal-best 14 saves against Navy (9/15/04) ... Owned a team-best 7.88 goals-against average and a .530 save percentage ... Recorded 24 steals and seven assists

Prior to GW: Helped guide Sacred Heart Prep to the Division II CCS crown as a senior ... Three-time Coach's Award recipient ... Two-time all-league selection ... Named the squad's MVP following his junior season ... Eighth-team All-American ... Competed for the Stanford Water Polo Club for five years.

Personal: Christopher Henri James Whittam ... Born July 5, 1986 in Tarzana, CA ... Son of Sibylle and James Whittam ... One sister, Lauren, and one brother, Alex ... Majoring in finance and international business.

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