The George Washington University: Women's Water Polo

Chandler Vilander
Chandler  Vilander


Santa Barbara, CA

High School:
Dos Pueblos



Criminal Justice


GW Women's Water Polo Places Eighth at CWPA Championship

Colonials Fall to Bucknell, 9-6, in Season Finale


GW Women's Water Polo to Play for Seventh at CWPA Championship

Colonials Split on Second Day of Conference Tournament


GW Women's Water Polo Splits First Day of CWPA Championship

Colonials to Face Connecticut College on Saturday at 1 p.m.


GW Women's Water Polo Drops Two League Contests

Colonials End Regular Season With Losses to Brown, No. 20 Harvard


GW Women's Water Polo Splits With Indiana, Notre Dame (Ohio)

Bywater Breaks GW's Single-Season Goals Record; Cox Scores 150th Career Goal


WWP vs. Siena

George Washington v Siena


WWP vs. Harvard

George Washington v Harvard


WWP vs. Brown

George Washington v Brown

Finishes her career ranked second all-time at GW with 741 career saves and third with nine penalty blocks ... Also owns a GW goalkeeping record with 54 assists.

Served as team co-captain ... Recorded a career-high 238 saves on the year, the sixth-highest single-season total in program history ... Added 16 assists and a career-best 32 steals ... The 16 assists tied for the second-most ever by a GW goalkeeper ... Posted 11 double-digit save efforts ... Stopped 11 shots against Bucknell in the season opener at the Bison Invite (Feb. 14) ... Also had 11 saves against Saint Francis-Brooklyn at the Villanova Invite (Feb. 22) ... Recorded 14 saves while allowing just seven goals against Pomona-Pitzer at the Convergence Tournament (March 7) ... Stopped 11 shots against six goals allowed at Redlands (March 9) ... Recorded a career-high 15 saves while allowing 10 goals in an overtime loss at Brown (April 18) ... Named team MVP.

Recorded 142 saves and added 11 assists and 13 steals in 85 quarter played ... The 11 assists are the fourth-most by a GW goalkeeper in program history ... Posted a 10.35 goals-against average ... Recorded double-digit saves four times, including a career-high 15 against Brown (March 1) ... Made six saves and allowed just five goals in the Colonials' 10-5 win over Occidental at the Claremont Convergence (March 7) ... Stopped nine shots and allowed just six goals in a 13-6 win over Concordia (March 12) ... Followed with another nine saves against nine goals allowed in a 12-9 win at Cal Lutheran later that day.

Recorded a career-high 201 saves on the season, the eighth-highest single-season total in program history ... Added 10 assists and 15 steals in 115 quarters played, the second-most ever by a Colonial goalkeeper, while the 10 assists are tied for fourth among GW goalies ... Tallied three penalty blocks, equaling the fourth-highest season total ... Named CWPA Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 27 and April 23 ... Posted double-digit saves five times, including a season-high 11 against Marist at the Bison Invitational (Feb. 17) and against Gannon at the Eastern Championship (April 26) ... Recorded seven saves and allowed just one goal in three quarters against Siena at the CWPA/MAAC Crossover (Feb. 24) ... Posted eight saves against just three goals allowed and added two steals against Bucknell (March 3).

Finished rookie season with 159 saves, 18 assists, 22 steals and three penalties blocked in 100 quarters played ... Posted two games with double-digit saves ... Recorded eight saves - including a penalty block - and two steals to help GW defeat Brown for the first time ever (2/11) ... Tallied a season-high 12 saves against Wagner (2/26) and Mercyhurst (4/15) ... Recognized on the CWPA Southern Division Rookie of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week Honor Rolls on March 20.

Helped Dos Pueblos High to three straight CIF Division I titles from 2009-11 and a CIF Division II title in 2008 ... A member of the Santa Barbara Aquatics Club from 2007-11.

Chandler Annamaria Vilander ... Born Sept. 8, 1993, in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... Daughter of Scott and Barbara Vilander ... Younger sister, Britten, plays water polo at Iona ... Majoring in criminal justice.

Quarters Played 6 at Cal Lutheran (3/14/13)
Saves 15 at Brown (4/18/15)
Assists 3 vs. Marist (3/16/12)
Steals 3 4x, Last vs. Gannon (3/1/15)
Penalty Blocks 1 10x, Last at Pomona-Pitzer (3/7/15)

Year QP Blocks GA GAA Sv.% Assts. Steals PB
2012 100 159 265 10.60 .375 18 22 3
2013 115 201 298 10.37 .403 10 15 3
2014 85 142 220 10.35 .392 11 13 0
2015 N/A 238 325 N/A .423 16 32 3
TOTAL N/A 740 1108 N/A .400 55 82 9
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