1 Anthony Gutierrez
Pedrotty leads Navy with six goals.
Mids looking for 24 wins for fifth time since 2006 on Sunday.
Mids enter the weekend as the seventh overall seed.
Mids finish lower than third for first time in school history.
Mids to play Bucknell in the semifinals on Saturday.
Navy Water Polo vs. Princeton (Sept. 24, 2011)
Navy Water Polo Photo Gallery vs. Concordia, Calif. (9-4-11)
JUNIOR - 2011: Gutierrez had a solid junior season, finishing with 177 saves for a .503 save percentage ... he added 16 steals and nine assists on the season ... enters his senior season with 377 career saves to rank eighth on the school's all-time saves list ... with 119 saves, he will move into fourth place on the career list ... stopped 12 shots in the Navy Open win over 11th-ranked St. Francis (N.Y.) ... recorded 13 saves against 13th-ranked Princeton (Sept. 24) ... tallied 14 saves in a win over George Washington (Oct. 12) ... stopped a career-high 16 shots in an overtime loss to 16th-ranked Princeton (Oct. 16) ... recorded at least 10 saves four different times during the season ... dished out three assists against 18th-ranked Brown in the CWPA Eastern semifinals and had five assists in three games during the Eastern Championship.
SOPHOMORE - 2010: Gutierrez had a strong season in goal, stopping 196 shots against 168 goals allowed for a .538 save percentage ... the save percentage was the second highest for a starting Navy goalkeeper since 2002 ... stopped eight shots in first extensive action against Fordham in the Navy Labor Day Open ... stopped a career-high 14 shots in a 14-13 win over Johns Hopkins (Oct. 6) ... recorded 12 saves in the CWPA Eastern semifinals win over Princeton and in the finals against St. Francis ... stopped 11 shots against Queens ... made 11 saves in an 8-7 win over Brown at the Bucknell Invite ... made 11 saves in a 10-9 win over Bucknell (Sept. 25), then added 10 saves later in the day against Princeton ... stopped 11 shots against George Washington ... made 11 saves against Johns Hopkins in the regular-season league finale ... recorded at least 10 saves 10 different times during the year.
FRESHMAN - 2009: Gutierrez appeared in two games, stopping four shots and allowing just one goal ... recorded two saves against Merchyhurst and three stops against Penn State-Behrend.
PERSONAL: A 2009 graduate of Long Beach Poly High School, Gutierrez lettered four times in water polo and twice in swimming ... led water polo team to a league title as a junior ... was a three-time defensive MVP and was a team MVP as a senior ... born Nov. 4, 1990, in El Paso, Texas ... son of Thomas and Shannon Gutierrez ... majoring in aerospace engineering.
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