Men's Water Polo Announces 2012 Schedule
Four League Home Games Highlight Fall Slate
July 11, 2012
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's water polo team will host four matches against CWPA Southern Division rivals as part of a 20-game regular-season slate, 13th-year head coach Scott Reed announced today.
The Colonials will welcome Bucknell and CWPA Eastern champion Princeton in a doubleheader on Sept. 22, while Navy (Oct. 10) and Johns Hopkins (Oct. 17) will also visit the Charles E. Smith Center Pool.
GW will kick off its 2012 campaign as it has in 12 of the previous 13 seasons - at the Navy Open (Sept. 1-2), one of four in-season tournaments on tap. The following week, the Colonials will head to the Princeton Invite (Sept. 8-9), where they will face 2011 national runner-up UCLA, as well as MIT, Brown and Fordham.
The Colonials will also take part in the CWPA North/South Tournament in Cambridge, Mass. (Sept. 15-16) and the Claremont Convergence in Claremont, Calif. (Oct. 5-6).
In addition, GW will visit league rivals Johns Hopkins (Sept. 19), Bucknell (Oct. 14), Princeton (Oct. 20) and Navy (Oct. 27). While in Princeton, N.J., the Colonials will also square off with Iona (Oct. 20).
The 2012 CWPA Southern Division Championship is slated for Nov. 2-4 in Lewisburg, Pa., while the Eastern Championship will take place Nov. 16-18 in Princeton, N.J.
"This is one of the toughest early-season schedules we have had in a long time," said Coach Reed. "The Princeton Invite will be one of the premier tournaments of the year, followed by a tough North/South Championship that will have the top CWPA teams in the conference. We will have to be at our best early on."
The Colonials return 14 letterwinners from the 2011 squad that finished 13-17 overall and placed fifth at the Southern Division Championship.
Water Polo Advances to MAWPC Championship Final
LEWISBURG, Pa. - The No. 18 George Washington men's water polo team advanced to the MAWPC Conference final with a 12-10 victory over third-seeded Johns...
Petkovic Powers Men's Water Polo to MAWPC Semis
LEWISBURG, Pa. - Redshirt senior Bogdan Petkovic tallied a game-high seven goals to lead the George Washington men's water polo squad to a dominating, 17-6, ...
Five From Men's Water Polo Earn MAWPC Honors
GW men’s water polo head coach Adam Foley has been honored as the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference Coach of the Year after leading the Colonials to a...
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...