Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Atakan Destici
Destici sparked men's water polo to two wins last weekend
Name: Atakan Destici
Sport: Men's Water Polo
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Destici made an impact on both ends in helping the Colonials to a pair of Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference victories over the weekend. The sophomore from Turkey racked up two goals, five assists, five steals and a field block in Friday's 20-10 win at Johns Hopkins. On Saturday, he scored a season-high six goals in a 19-12 home victory over Wagner and also added an assist and four steals.
Destici now has a GW-best 65 points through 15 games via 28 goals and 37 assists, plus a team-high 28 steals.
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Andrew Mavis
Mavis helped George Washington men's water polo claim its first conference title last weekend, posting 10 goals over three wins at the Mid-Atlantic Water...
Men's Water Polo Headed Back to MAWPC Final
Andrew Mavis scored with five seconds left in overtime to lift George Washington men's water polo to a thrilling 16-15 win over Fordham on Saturday in a Mid-...
Men's Water Polo Downs Gannon to Advance at MAWPC Championship
Andrew Mavis scored two of his team-high three goals in the final quarter to help George Washington men's water polo hold off Gannon, 10-7, on Friday in a...
Destici, Mavis Named to All-MAWPC First Team
George Washington's Atakan Destici and Andrew Mavis were selected to the All-Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference-East First Team on Friday.
'To Me, He's Like a Brother'
The teenager had traveled to Los Angeles from his native Hungary in the summer of 2014 to spend a few weeks with one of the best water polo clubs in America.
Men's Water Polo Earns No. 2 Seed at MAWPC Championship
George Washington men’s water polo has earned the No. 2 seed in the Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference Championship and will begin its title chase on...
Men's Water Polo Earns Doubleheader Sweep
George Washington men’s water polo wrapped its regular season Saturday by sweeping a Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference doubleheader.
Men's Water Polo Set for New York City Doubleheader
George Washington men's water polo is headed to New York City on Saturday for a Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference doubleheader to close the regular season.