Men's Water Polo Finishes Fourth at CWPA Tournament
GW Earns Fourth Seed at CWPA Southern Championship
Oct. 20, 2003
PRINCETON, NJ - George Washington water polo finished in fourth place at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Inter-Regional Competition at Princeton University, splitting four matches on the weekend.
GW, (7-9) who began their weekend with an 11-9 victory over Salem, cruised to another victory over Mercyhurst College in their second-round match. The Colonials racked up 11 first quarter goals, building a nearly insurmountable lead. GW held Mercyhurst to just two scores, and posted a final tally of 17-2. Freshmen John Hornberger and Julian Price led the Colonials with four scores each.
GW fell behind 7-2 by the half to Navy in their next match, as the Midshipmen capitalized on early man-up opportunities. The Colonials would hold them to just one second half score, but couldn't muster enough offense to catch Navy, falling 8-4.
The Colonials took on Johns Hopkins for the third time this season, battling to a heartbreaking, 8-7, overtime loss. The two squads were knotted at 3-3 by the half and the Blue Jays took a 6-5 edge into the final quarter. JHU led 7-6 late in the final quarter of regulation when senior Jason Grimes netted the tying goal with just three seconds remaining to send the match to overtime. In the extra period defense dictated the action as neither team gained an edge on offense. JHU would net the sole goal that would prove to be the winner.
With the fourth-place finish, GW earned the fourth seed at the upcoming CWPA Southern Championshps scheduled from Oct. 31-Nov. 1, in Lewisburg, PA
GW heads to Colorado Springs, CO next weekend to compete in the East Meets West Invite from October 25-26, facing Air Force, Cal Baptist, Iona and Chapman in the two-day tournament.
Men’s Water Polo Set for MAWPC Championship
Coming off a 13-win regular season, the 18th-ranked GW men’s water polo team is set to open play in the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC)...
#18 Men's Water Polo Closes Regular Season with Win at Navy
The 18th-ranked GW men's water polo team closed regular season play in winning fashion with a 13-9 victory at Navy on Saturday evening.
#18 Men’s Water Polo Edged by Johns Hopkins
The 18th-ranked GW men’s water polo team had its five-game league winning streak snapped on Friday night in a 15-10 defeat at Johns Hopkins.
#18 Men’s Water Polo Closes Regular Season at Hopkins, Navy
The 18th-ranked GW men’s water polo team is set to close its regular season slate with a pair of Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference road clashes this...
Petkovic Named CWPA Mid-Atlantic Player of The Week
Redshirt senior Bogdan Petkovic of the GW men’s water polo team has been named Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Mid-Atlantic Player of the Week...
#17 GW Men’s Water Polo Fires Past Navy, 15-7
The 17th-ranked GW men’s water polo team closed the home portion of its regular season schedule in dominant fashion on Saturday afternoon with a 15-7...
#17 GW Men’s Water Polo Holds off Johns Hopkins, 12-11
Bogdan Petkovic helped lead the 17th-ranked GW men’s water polo team to a 12-11 victory over Johns Hopkins on Senior Night
GW Men's Water Polo Returns to MAWPC Play This Weekend
The Colonials host Johns Hopkins Friday at 7 p.m., Navy Saturday at 3 p.m.