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water polo[]

2019 Men's team[]

  • 2019 Record: 2-17 (1-5 MAWPC-West)

2019 men's water polo squad

  • Water polo Head Coach: Nikola Malezanov

1 Nick Spehar Sr. Perkasie, Pa.

  • 1A Zishuo Ma Fr. Los Alamitos, Calif.
  • 1B Caine Dusza Fr. Souderton, Pa.
  • 2 Will Kitsch So. Mohnton, Pa.
  • 3 Keegan McLaughlin Fr. Wydnmoore, Pa.
  • 4 Kyle Rubenstein So. Abington, Pa.
  • 5 Ethan Moy Jr. New York, N.Y.
  • 6 Jason Wright So. St. Louis, Mo.
  • 7 Elijah Muzzi Fr. Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 8 Robert Nino Fr. Madera, Calif.
  • 9 Tyler Francis Jr. Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  • 10 Robert Koch So. Worcester, Pa.
  • 11 Cam Spicer So. Lansing, Mich.
  • 12 Ian Geister Sr. Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  • 13 Ostin Goodfin Fr. Bakersfield, Calif.
  • 14 Ryan Bannon Fr. Bloomfield, Colo.
  • 15 Anthony Ames Fr. Canyon County, Calif.
  • 17 Dylan Gwinn Sr. Baltimore, Md.
  • 18 Andrew Edwards Fr. Columbus, Ohio
  • 21 Alex Lee Fr. Los Angeles, Calif.

Three-time Division III Eastern Championship runner-up (2007, 2009, 2011) Presidents of Washington & Jefferson College will strive to return to the title game in 2019.

Through October 24, W&J has two wins this year – both coming at home — as the program handled Monmouth (16-11 W) on September 28, 2019, in Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC)-West Region league action and acquired a 5-0 forfeit defeat of Gannon University on September 8.

The Presidents are 1-4 against the rest of the 2019 Division III Eastern Championship field with prior games against Penn State Behrend (13-9 L, September 7; 11-7 L, September 14; 9-8 L, September 22), Monmouth (16-11 W) and Connecticut College (19-11 L, October 19).

In 2019, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., W&J claimed Fourth Place as the team defeated Monmouth (16-10 W) before dropping a 16-6 game to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a 12-11 contest versus Penn State Behrend.

Back in 2017 at MIT, the Presidents finished in Fifth Place with a 13-3 loss to Hopkins, a 13-6 defeat by Connecticut and a 16-9 victory over Monmouth.

In 2016 at Penn State Behrend, W&J fell to Connecticut (17-14 L) prior to turning back the host Lions (19-7 L) and Monmouth (12-9 W) to clinch Third Place.

The last time Washington & Jefferson made the title game in 2011, the Presidents took down Connecticut (11-9 W) before being stopped by Johns Hopkins (21-5 L) at Penn State Behrend...W&J managed Penn State Behrend (11-7 OT W) and Connecticut (16-11 W) in 2009 at home before dropping an 18-2 contest versus Johns Hopkins in a round-robin format. W&J punched its ticket to the title game and slipped against Hopkins (24-6 W) to claim a runner-up mark.

The Presidents first made the title game in 2007 at MIT as Washington & Jefferson overcame Penn State Behrend (8-6 W) before taking a loss against the host Engineers (20-10 L) in a year Johns Hopkins did not attend the tournament.