Mids begin season on Sept. 5 with Navy Open
Mids defeated Air Force and Harvard amongst others
Mids enter two teams in the tournament at West Point
Barker named to Outstanding team for fourth straight year
Navy defeats St. Francis in overtime, 14-13
Navy hosts Bucknell in Lejeune Hall
Navy hosts Bucknell at Scott Natatorium
Navy hosts Iona and Penn State-Behrend at the Navy Open, Sept. 7. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.
Navy Water Polo vs. Notre Dame, Ohio (9-14-12)
CAREER: 462 saves, 448 goals against, .508 save percentage in 56 games
JUNIOR – 2014: The second-year goaltender appeared in 28 games for the Mids as a junior and turned shots away at a .482 clip with 190 saves and 204 goals against … recorded the third-most steals on the team with 22 … assisted on 10 goals … helped Navy to a third place finish in CWPA Championship Tournament with four games of nine or more saves, while holding his opponents to nine or less goals in the first three contests … made a season-high 18 saves versus George Washington in the regular season … had 10 or more saves in seven games … named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic Excellent squad with a 3.22 GPA.
SOPHOMORE - 2013: In his first season as a goalie, Sabesky won the starting job and turned in an award-winning campaign that saw him named to the CWPA Southern Division First Team ... played in 28 games, stopping 272 shots against 244 goals allowed for a .527 save percentage and 8.71 goals against average ... his 272 save total was the third highest single-season mark in Navy history ... augmented his defensive stats with a team-high 45 steals ... aided the offense with the fourth-most assists (19) ... made a career-high 19 saves versus both Mercyhurst in the regular season and Johns Hopkins in CWPA Southern Division Tournament ... recorded 10 or more saves in 14 games ... in Navy's run to the CWPA Southern Division title held all four opponents to nine or less goals.
FRESHMAN - 2012: Sabesky appeared in nine games, scoring eight points (5 g, 3 a) ... netted a career-high four points (3 g, 1 a) in a win over Washington & Jefferson ... added goals against Penn State Behrend and Notre Dame (Ohio) in the Navy Invitational ... dished out assists against Notre Dame (Ohio) in the Navy Open and Gannon in the CWPA Southern Division Tournament.
PERSONAL: A 2011 graduate of Coronado High School, Sabesky spent the 2011-12 year at NAPS ... competed in water polo and swimming while at Coronado ... was the 2011 water polo team MVP and was a second-team all-league selection ... was also the MVP of the swim team at Coronado ... son of Grant and Diana Sabesky ... several of his Navy teammates also attended Coronado High School ... father, Grant, played basketball at Point Loma College ... majoring in physics.
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