Colonials to Face Villanova, Brown and Bucknell on Opening Weekend
Was a member of GW's women's rowing team ... Did not compete in water polo.
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.