Jacoby Named CWPA Southern Division Player of the Week
March 6, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - George Washington women's water polo junior Julie Jacoby was named the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Southern Division Player of the Week on Tuesday after leading the Colonials to three consecutive victories.
Jacoby totaled 57 saves to lead the women's water polo team to a 3-1 mark last week. She set a school-record for saves in a single game with 22 as GW avenged an earlier loss to Villanova with a 16-6 defeat of the Wildcats in their home pool on Saturday. She also made 17 stops in an 11-7 victory over Siena and 10 blocks in a 12-6 win versus Queens (NY). She began the week with eight saves in a narrow loss to Maryland in GW's home opener on Wednesday.
Jacoby is averaging 12.1 saves per game for the 4-8 Colonials, one of the highest saves averages in the country.
GW will again face CWPA Southern Division rival Maryland on Wednesday, March 7, at 7:00 pm, in College Park, MD. The contest will be available via live video streaming courtesy of ACCSelect.com.
Fans must visit www.ACCSelect.com and purchase either a single event pass for $3.99 or an all event pass for a monthly fee of $5.99 to view Wednesday's contest.