Men's Water Polo Adds Six in 2010 Recruiting Class

June 3, 2010

WASHINGTON - George Washington men's water polo head coach Scott Reed has announced that six student-athletes will join the Colonials for the 2010 season, including National Letter of Intent signees Paul Deasey, Nate Little, Daniel Tyner and Jason Veris.

Luke Carrino and Gregg Knapp complete the list of Reed's six recruits, with a quartet hailing from Southern California and one each from Central California and Pennsylvania.

"This incoming class along with our returning players will be the foundation for our success. These kids are energetic, full of enthusiasm and are looking forward to bringing our program back to the Eastern Championships," said Reed, who will enter his 12th season as GW men's and women's water polo head coach in 2010-11.

Luke Carrino
Attack
Palo Alto, CA/Menlo School

Helped Menlo School to 22-7 overall record in 2009 ... Earned Second Team All-Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division and Second Team All-Central Coast Section Division II honors as a senior.

Paul Deasey
Attack
Wynnewood, PA/The Haverford School

First Team All-Main Line and All-Inter-Academic League as a senior in 2009 ... Named to Eastern Preps All-Tournament First Team ... Led Inter-Ac Conference in goals (93) and assists (69) ... Led Haverford to Inter-Ac League co-championship in 2009 and is Fords' all-time scoring leader with 329 career goals.

Gregg Knapp
Utility
Carlsbad, CA/Carlsbad HS

 

 

Helped Carlsbad High to 27-4 overall record and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) San Diego Section Division I championship in 2009.

Nate Little
Utility
Anaheim, CA/Servite HS

Helped Servite High to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division II semifinals appearance in 2009 ... First Team All-CIF Southern Section performer as a senior ... Fifth Team All-California & Hawaii selection.

Daniel Tyner
Utility
Long Beach, CA/Woodrow Wilson Classical HS

Helped Woodrow Wilson Classical High to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division II quarterfinals appearance in 2009 ... First Team All-CIF Southern Section Division II performer as a senior ... Two-time Moore League Player of the Year ... Fifth Team All-California & Hawaii selection.

Jason Veris
Center
Manhattan Beach, CA/Mira Costa HS

Five-year member of Mira Costa High water polo team (2006-10) ... Helped Mustangs to California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division IV title game in 2009 and semifinals appearance in 2008 ... Four-year member of South Bay United water polo club.

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