Third Time in Program History Multiple Bison Honored in Same Season
Barron, Napleton, Else, Aleksic Earn Individual Awards in Recent Days
Bucknell Men's Water Polo Advances to Eastern Championship Semifinals Thanks to 15-13 Win Over Harvard
Bison Will Play No. 20 Princeton Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
Bison Open Three-Day Tournament Friday at 11:30 a.m. vs. Harvard
Senior Co-Captains Honored After Leading Bison to First Southern Championships Title
2011: Only member of team to start every game ... led the team in goals (49) ... was fourth on the team in points (57) ... led the team in shots (101) and ejections drawn (78) ... broke program single-season record for ejections drawn ... season-high nine ejections at Harvard during Eastern Championship ... at least one ejection drawn in all 25 games ... scored two goals in team's 16-10 win over No. 11 St. Francis (N.Y.) ... scored four goals four times throughout the season ... had 16 multi-goal games ... scored 23 goals in the first 10 games of the season ... scored at least one point in 23 of 25 games ... named to the CWPA All-Southern Division Second Team.
2010: Valuable reserve who played in all 29 games ... made three starts, including two opposite league opponents Johns Hopkins and Princeton ... led all freshmen with 21 goals and 30 points ... ranked third on team with 27 ejections drawn ... 11 of 21 goals came in season's first seven games ... registered 15 points over that same seven-game span ... five multi-goal games ... eight outings with at least two ejections drawn ... scored season-high six points (4g, 2a) vs. George Washington ... eight multi-point contests.
High School: Earned four letters in water polo and swimming at North Penn High School ... helped water polo to 2006 and 2007 state titles ... team was state runner-up in 2009 ... first-team all-state in 2008 and 2009 ... third-team all-state in 2007 ... Pennsylvania State MVP in 2009 ... team captain in 2009 ... helped swimming team to 2007 district title ... swimming team captain as a senior.
Personal: John Robert Else Jr. ... born April 30, 1992 in Lansdale, Pa. ... son of Jack and Cheryl Else ... has a sister, Brooke, and a brother, Brett ... father was a member of swimming team at Drexel ... mother was a diver at West Chester University ... majoring in political science.