Colonials picked up wins over American and Georgetown on Saturday
2016-17: Ranked second on the men's water polo team with 69 saves while adding seven steals, four assists and recording a .483 save percentage...Did not compete with the swim team.
2015-16: Split time between goal and center defender in his debut water polo season ... Scored eight goals and added an assist for nine points ... Also registered 35 saves in net against 47 goals allowed for a .427 save percentage ...Trained with the swim team in the fall but did not compete in any meets.
High School: A two-time All-Region selection (2014, 2015) out of Billy Ryan High School...2015 All-State selection...set 50 freestyle district record...Holds school records in the 100 free, 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke...Member of the National Honor Society...Also competes as a goalie on GW's men's water polo team.
Personal: Born Austin James Pyrch on April 17, 1997, in New Haven, Connecticut...Son of Krissa and James Pyrch...Older sister, Mikaela, was a member of GW's women's water polo team...Majoring in chemistry.
Men's Swimming & Diving Sits Second at Magnus Cup
Peter Nachtwey’s win on the 3-meter diving board Friday highlighted a strong start for George Washington men’s swimming at the Magnus Cup...
Swimming & Diving Heads to Magnus Cup Invitational
George Washington swimming and diving is set for the sixth annual Magnus Cup Invitational, which begins Friday at Cleveland State’s Robert F. Busbey...
Wolst, Nachtwey Claim A-10 Weekly Honors
Tommi Wolst and Peter Nachtwey were honored by the Atlantic 10 on Tuesday for their performances in last weekend’s win over Davidson.
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Tommi Wolst
Wolst helped George Washington men's swimming and diving stay perfect in dual meet competition, going unbeaten in Saturday's 169-124 win over Atlantic 10 foe...
Men's Swimming & Diving Sinks Davidson
Three individual wins from Tommi Wolst helped power George Washington men’s swimming and diving to a 169-124 victory over Davidson on Saturday morning ...
Swimming & Diving to Host Davidson
George Washington swimming and diving is back at Charles E. Smith Center Pool on Saturday, hosting Atlantic 10 foe Davidson at 10 a.m.
Nachtwey Honored by A-10 Again
Peter Nachtwey of George Washington men's swimming and diving has garnered Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors for the second time.
Swimming & Diving Celebrates 2016-2017 Success
George Washington swimming & diving stayed busy on Colonials Weekend, celebrating the past, present and future of the program.