Tyner Named CWPA Southern Division Rookie of the Week

Sept. 7, 2010

WASHINGTON, DC - George Washington freshman utility Daniel Tyner was chosen the Collegiate Water Polo Association's (CWPA) Southern Division Rookie of the Week Tuesday after leading the Colonials in scoring and ejections drawn during his debut weekend at the Navy Open.

Tyner paced the team with 11 goals, 16 points and 10 ejections drawn over four games at the Navy Open. The Long Beach, CA, native converted 11-of-24 shot attempts, including five ejection goals and three penalty goals, and added five steals and three field blocks to help GW to a 2-2 mark.

He excelled in GW's two victories, totaling three goals and four assists in a 17-7 triumph over Penn State Behrend and five goals and an assist in a 9-7 win over Queens (NY).

GW (2-2) plays four games in two days this weekend at the Princeton Invitational in Princeton, NJ. GW will face preseason 13th-ranked Santa Clara and Iona on Saturday, then battle Fordham and Harvard on Sunday.