BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — Cole Strohson (Jr., Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar) of La Salle University drew 10 ejections and added four steals with a pair of field blocks during a 1-2 weekend for the Explorers on the road at No. 15-ranked George Washington University, the United States Naval Academy and Division III No. 9 Johns Hopkins University to earn status as the October 14 Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) Defensive Player of the Week.
Following a 16-7 loss at GW on Friday, October 11, Strohson aided La Salle to arguably the most important victory in the program’s history as he drew four ejections, snagged three steals and blocked a shot to accompany a goal and an assist in a 10-8 win at Navy on Saturday, October 12. The victory marked the Explorers inaugural defeat of a Division I opponent.
Further, he tacked on four exclusions drawn in an 12-11 loss at Johns Hopkins during the evening of October 12 to wrap-up the weekend.
October 14 Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference Defensive Player of the Week Honor Roll: Adrien Touzot (Bucknell University)