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Men's Water Polo's Blyashov Named NWPC Rookie of the Year

Men's Water Polo's Blyashov Named NWPC Rookie of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Harvard men's water polo's freshman Dennis Blyashov was named the NWPC Rookie of the Year and named to the 2017 NWPC All-Conference first team, as announced today. Junior goalkeeper Anthony Ridgley and junior Nick Bunn were named to the second team. 

Blyashov leads the Crimson with 75 goals through 27 games this season. Additionally, the Carlsbad, California native has accumulated 24 assists, 27 steals and two field blocks. 

Ridgley has secured 146 saves on the season through 19 games of action. Ridgley matched his career-high of saves in one game, making 15 against George Washington on October 15. 

Bunn has accumulated 41 goals and 20 assists this season. He also boasts 24 steals and seven field blocks. 

Harvard plays tonight in the first round of the NEWPC Conference Tournament against Iona at 6 p.m. The game will air on the Ivy League Network

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