Annual GW Commencement on National Mall Punctuates Collegiate Experience
Michael O'Donnell Named Student-Athletes' Choice for Professor of the Year
A look at GW Athletics moments from the fall semester that are creating buzz for the second annual Georgey Awards.
Rudolph Converts Penalty Kick in Final Collegiate Game
Men's and Women's Swimming Welcomes Drexel to Smith Center Pool; Men's Soccer and Sailing Hit the Road
2011 AT GW: Started seven games in goal for a total of 630:00 between the pipes and posted a 1.43 goals-against average and .697 save percentage with three shutouts ... Ranked second in the A-10 with 0.43 shutouts per game played ... Blanked A-10 rivals Saint Joseph's (10/7) and Temple (10/9) in back-to-back contests to start league play ... Also recorded a clean sheet against USC Upstate at the Coastal Carolina Invitational (9/11) ... Posted a season-high seven saves, including a penalty kick, at Dayton ... Named to the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters.
2010-11 AT AMERICAN: Did not play in fall before transferring to GW. Sat out year due to NCAA transfer rules ... Named to A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll in spring semester ... Played offseason with Northern Virginia Royals of US Premier Development League.
2009 AT AMERICAN: Earned victory in the sudden-death shootout against Lehigh in the Patriot League Tournament Semifinals (11/13) ... the shootout win marked his first collegiate appearance ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterwinner at Chaminade College Prep ... captain for junior and senior seasons ... earned Defensive Player of the Year award for three seasons ... played seven years of club soccer on North Valley Fusion, serving as captain for three seasons ... top three in fewest goals allowed in Coast Soccer Premier League in 2008 ... team was 2008 Surf Cup finalists and 2009 Dallas Cup quarterfinalists ... also played high school baseball for two years and football for one ... received Highest Honors Award for academic performance.
PERSONAL: Alejandro Almodovar ... Born May 19, 1991, in Van Nuys, CA ... Son of George and Vicky Almodovar ... Has older sister, Ana, and older brother, Jorge ... A political science major.