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.
Men's Soccer Back in Action at Navy
George Washington men's soccer makes the short trip to Navy on Wednesday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Glenn Warner Soccer Facility in Annapolis, Md.
Men's Soccer Drops Home Opener
Oscar Haynes Brown’s first career goal wasn’t enough for George Washington men’s soccer in a 2-1 loss to William & Mary on Tuesday...
Busy Summer has Höfs in Midseason Form
Life is good for Thor Arne Höfs in his hometown of Fehmarn, Germany.
Men's Soccer Can't Complete Comeback in NYC
Dylan Lightbourn scored his first goal of the season, but George Washington men’s soccer came up short in a 3-1 loss to St. Francis Brooklyn on Friday ...
Men's Soccer Visits Saint Francis Brooklyn
George Washington men's soccer heads to St. Francis Brooklyn on Friday for its third consecutive road game to begin the season. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at ...
Colonial of the Week: Men's Soccer's Brady O'Connor
O’Connor made a quick impact on his first weekend as a Colonial. The freshman midfielder/forward tallied the lone goal in Sunday’s 1-0 win at...
Men's Soccer Takes Down Lehigh
Brady O’Connor’s first career goal lifted George Washington men’s soccer to a 1-0 win over Lehigh on Sunday afternoon at Ulrich Sports...
Men's Soccer Falls in Season Opener
George Washington men’s soccer dropped its season opener to Binghamton, 4-0, on Friday night at Bearcats Sports Complex.