The George Washington University: Women's Water Polo

Mikaela Pyrch
Mikaela  Pyrch

Graduate Student

Denton, TX

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WWP vs. Siena

George Washington v Siena

Tallied four goals and nine assists for 13 points on the season ... Ranked fifth on the team with 38 steals and tied for fourth with seven field blocks ... Added six ejections drawn ... Recorded a career-high four steals against Villanova at the Villanova Invite (Feb. 22) ... Scored her first goal of the season at Bucknell (Feb. 28) ... Tallied a goal and three steals the next day against Mercyhurst (March 1) ... Recorded three steals in back-to-back games against Connecticut College and at Cal Lutheran (March 11) ... Had two steals and two field blocks against No. 15 Michigan (April 11) ... Scored a goal at No. 12 Princeton in the CWPA Championship (April 24) ... Also had a goal the next day against Connecticut College (April 25) ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

Was a member of GW's women's rowing team ... Did not compete in water polo ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

Saw action in 26 games on the season and recorded seven assists and nine steals ... Also won four swim-offs and recorded a pair of field blocks ... Had two assists and two steals against Princeton at the Eastern Championship (April 26) ... Finished the weekend with three assists, six steals, a block, two swim-offs and an ejection drawn in four games.

Tallied 12 points on four goals and eight assists and also garnered five steals, one block and one penalty drawn in 27 games played ... Recorded a block in her college debut against Villanova (2/11) ... Scored her first career goal against VMI (3/16) ... Tallied a goal, a steal and an ejection drawn against Notre Dame (OH) at the CWPA Eastern Conference Championships (4/28).

A two-time Texas All-State performer at Ryan High ... Earned second-team all-state recognition as a senior in 2011 and third-team honors as a junior in 2010 ... Helped the Raiders to a Texas State Championship Tournament appearance in 2011 ... A two-sport team captain in swimming and water polo ... Earned honorable mention all-state accolades in swimming in 2011 ... Competed in three state swimming championships.

Mikaela Mary Pyrch ... Born May 19, 1994, in New Haven, Conn. ... Daughter of James and Krissa Pyrch ... Father is the head diving coach at North Texas and was an All-American diver at Southern Connecticut State ... Mother is the head diving coach at Austin College (Texas) and was a four-time Big East diving champion at Pittsburgh ... Has a younger brother, Austin ... Majoring in chemistry.

Goals 1 8x, Last vs. Connecticut College (4/25/15)
Assists 2 vs. Princeton (4/26/13)
Points 2 vs. Princeton (4/26/13)
Shots 6 vs. Salem International (4/7/12)
Steals 4 at Villanova (2/22/15)
Blocks 2 vs. #15 Michigan (4/11/15)
Swim-Offs Won 1 5x, Last vs. Princeton (4/26/13)
Ejections Drawn 2 vs. Brown (4/25/15)
Penalties Drawn 1 vs. Iona (2/26/12)
Ejection Goals 1 at Bucknell (2/28/15)

Year GP Goals Assists Points Steals ED
2012 27 4 8 12 5 1
2013 26 0 7 7 9 1
2014 DNP
2015 N/A 4 9 13 38 6
TOTAL N/A 8 24 32 52 8
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