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
2012: Served as team co-captain ... Started all six games in which he played and posted a 1.76 goals-against average and .778 save percentage with 35 saves in 511:35 of action in goal ... Posted his fourth career shutout in a 1-0 double-overtime win over LIU Brooklyn in the season opener (8/24), recording seven saves in 106:35 ... Made a career-high nine saves in a 2-1 win over Atlantic 10 rival Richmond (10/5) ... Recognized on the A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for both semesters.
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.
Lawal Does it All for Men's Soccer
Eventually, Lawal accepted the invitation to co-host the annual Georgey Awards last May. The senior from England dove headfirst into brainstorming skits and ...
Men's Soccer Earns Win at VCU
George Washington men’s soccer scored a goal in each half and dug in late to edge VCU, 2-1, Saturday night at Sports Backers Stadium.
Men's Soccer Set for A-10 Showdown at VCU
George Washington men's soccer makes the trip to VCU on Saturday for an Atlantic 10 matchup. The Colonials (5-6-2, 2-2 A-10) face the conference co-leaders...
Schedule set for GW Soccer Alumni Weekend
George Washington men’s and women’s soccer will celebrate Alumni Weekend on Oct. 21 and 22. The festivities begin Saturday morning with a...
Men's Soccer Edged at La Salle
George Washington men’s soccer rallied with three second-half goals but fell, 5-3, to La Salle on Wednesday night at McCarthy Stadium. The Colonials...
Men's Soccer Looks to Extend Streak
George Washington men's soccer continues Atlantic 10 play Wednesday at La Salle. The Colonials (5-5-2, 2-1 A-10) head into the 7 p.m. start at McCarthy...
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Thor Arne Höfs
Höfs posted a pair of Atlantic 10 shutouts in net last week. On Wednesday, the junior goalkeeper made four saves as the Colonials beat George Mason, 1-0...
Moore Named A-10 Defensive Player of the Week
Reese Moore of George Washington men's soccer was named the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Moore played all 181 minutes in the back over...