GW Men's Water Polo Hosts Johns Hopkins Wednesday for Senior Night
Colonials to Honor Bezerra, Helman, Illes, Purkovic Prior to Game
Oct. 16, 2012
WASHINGTON - The George Washington men's water polo team closes out its 2012 home slate on Wednesday evening when Southern Division rival Johns Hopkins visits the Charles E. Smith Center Pool for a 7:30 p.m. match.
GW (9-11, 1-4 Southern) is looking to snap a two-game skid with losses to Southern Division foes Navy and Bucknell. Junior Nate Little paces the Colonials' offense with 40 goals, and he now has 193 in his career, leaving him just 10 shy of joining GW's all-time top five. Sophomore Brian Mojica is tops on the team with 36 assists and 53 points, followed closely by junior Daniel Tyner's 52 points on 33 goals and 19 helpers. In addition, freshman Bogdan Petkovic leads the Colonials with 59 steals in his inaugural campaign.
Illes has recorded 215 saves in goal this season, his fourth straight year with at least 200 blocks, and he now has 1,000 in his career, shattering the previous mark of 951 set by Tony Paster from 1996-99.
Johns Hopkins (18-7, 3-3 Southern), which received votes in the most recent CWPA Varsity Top 20 national poll and is ranked second in Division III, is coming off a pair of Southern Division losses to Bucknell and No. 16 Princeton on Saturday. Ross Schofield leads the Blue Jays with 70 goals, 40 assists and 110 points. Hopkins has scored 326 goals on the season while allowing just 197.
The Blue Jays defeated the Colonials, 19-11, in Baltimore on Sept. 19. Tyner tallied a team-high five points on two goals and three assists, while Little and sophomore Ridvan Pehlivan each notched hat tricks and Illes finished with 15 saves. Schofield scored a school-record eight goals and 14 points to pace Hopkins.
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