The George Washington University: Women's Water Polo

Katherine Berry
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Katherine Berry

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riverside, CA

High School:
Riverside Poly

Height:
5-11

Position:
CD

Major:
Biology



05/18/2014

94 Student-Athletes Among Over 6,000 GW Graduates in 2014

Annual Commencement on National Mall Highlights Weeklong Activities

04/06/2014

GW Women's Water Polo Drops Regular-Season Finale at No. 9 Princeton

Colonials Will Be Fifth Seed at CWPA Southern Division Championship

04/05/2014

Bentley Leads GW Women's Water Polo Past Mercyhurst, Bucknell

Senior Scores Nine Goals, Breaks All-Time Mark

03/29/2014

Seniors Lead GW Women's Water Polo Against Harvard on Senior Day

Colonials Fall to Crimson, 10-8

03/12/2014

Brolley, Berry Take Home Southern Division Weekly Honors

Senior Duo Tabbed Player, Defensive Player of the Week


Finishes her career as GW's all-time leader in field blocks with 53 - more than double any other Colonial ever ... Owns four of the top seven single-season field block totals, the only Colonial whose name appears more than twice in the top 10 ... Also ranks second all-time at GW in ejection goals (47) and penalty goals (22), fifth in shots (393), seventh in points (222), eighth in goals (141) and assists (81) and ninth in penalties drawn (6).

2014
Brown her own single-season program record with 18 field blocks ... Ranked third on the team with 64 points and 40 steals, fourth with 42 goals and 22 assists and tied for fifth with 13 ejections drawn ... Team-high four penalty goals ... Took 105 shots on the year, second-most on the team ... Tallied multiple points 20 times in 27 games with multiple goals 13 times ... Scored four goals against Wagner at the Princeton Invitational (Feb. 8) ... Recorded three steals and three field blocks to go with two goals and an assist against the 20th-ranked Seahawks a week later at the Bucknell Invitational (Feb. 14) ... The three blocks matched the second-highest single-game total in program history ... Had four steals against No. 13 UC San Diego at the same tournament (Feb. 16) ... Scored six points on three goals and three assists against Villanova at the CWPA/MAAC Crossover (Feb. 22) ... Tallied five points on four goals and an assist against Chapman at the Claremont Convergence (March 7) ... Matched her career high with five steals and added three goals against Azusa Pacific at the same tournament (March 8) ... Named CWPA Southern Division Player of the Week on March 12 ... Again had three field blocks against Harvard (March 29) ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.

2013
Set a school record with 15 field blocks on the season ... Scored 11 penalty goals, the third-highest single-season total in program history ... Tied for third on the team with 30 steals and ranked fourth with 26 assists ... Saw action in all 33 games and scored 31 goals and 57 points ... Posted 19 multi-point contests, including eight with three or more ... Tallied a season-high five points (1g, 4a) at Villanova in the CWPA/MAAC Crossover (Feb. 23) ... Scored a season-best four goals against Hartwick at the Bison Invitational (Feb. 16) ... Recorded three blocks against Bucknell, matching the second-highest single-game total ever by a Colonial (March 3) ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council representative.

2012
Led the team with 12 field blocks, second-most in a season in program history ... Also recorded team bests in steals (45) and ejection goals (18) and ranked second on the team in goals (50) and points (70) ... Posted 15 multi-goal games, including eight contests with three or more goals ... Matched her career high with four goals five times ... Recorded 16 multi-point games, including 12 with three or more points ... Garnered points in 24 out of 27 games played ... Recorded a program-record four blocks against Bucknell (3/3) ... Scored a career-high six points (4g, 2a) on three occasions - against Harvard (3/31), Bucknell (4/7) and Notre Dame (OH) in the Eastern Championships (4/28) ... Tallied a career-high five steals against Bucknell (4/27) ... Twice named to the CWPA Southern Division Player of the Week Honor Roll (2/23, 2/27).

2011
Fifth on team with 18 goals and 31 points in 27 games ... Led team with eight field blocks, third-most in single-season program history ... Seven multi-point games ... Season-high four goals against Brown (4/16) ... Recorded two field blocks against Colorado State (2/12) and Villanova (3/26), two assists against #18 Princeton (2/12) and Villanova (2/13), and two steals against #2 California (3/20) and Villanova (3/26).

HIGH SCHOOL
Helped Riverside Poly HS to three straight CIF Southern California Division 3 championships from 2008-10 ... Earned Second Team All-CIF South honors as a senior and Third Team All-CIF South as a junior ... The Bears also won Ivy League titles in 2007 and 2008 and Big VIII League titles in 2009 and 2010 ... Three-time USA Water Polo Academic All-American with Outstanding Achievement (2008, 2009, 2010) ... Four-time All-Academic Team selection ... High school teammate of current Colonial Rachael Bentley ... Chose GW over UCLA, Maryland and Princeton.

PERSONAL
Katherine Elizabeth Berry ... Born May 13, 1992, in Riverside, Calif. ... Daughter of Lori Ann and Stephen Berry ... Has a younger sister, Christina ... Majoring in biology with a minors in health and wellness and fine arts.

CAREER HIGHS
Goals 5 vs. Harvard (4/14/13)
Assists 4 at Villanova (2/23/13)
Points 7 vs. Harvard (4/14/13)
Shots 8 5x, Last at Bucknell (4/5/14)
Steals 5 2x, Last vs. Azusa Pacific (3/8/14)
Blocks 4 vs. Bucknell (3/3/12)
Ejections Drawn 3 vs. Wagner (2/23/14)
Penalties Drawn 1 6x, Last vs. Harvard (4/6/13)
Ejection Goals 3 4x, Last at Mercyhurst (3/3/13)
Penalty Goals 3 2x, Last vs. Hartwick (2/16/13)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP Goals Assists Points Shots Pct. Steals ED Blocks
2011 27 18 13 31 75 .240 14 4 8
2012 27 50 20 70 107 .467 45 9 12
2013 33 31 26 57 106 .292 30 7 15
2014 27 42 22 64 105 .400 40 13 18
TOTAL 114 141 81 222 393 .359 129 33 53
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