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Daniel Lenhart
Player Profile:
Daniel Lenhart 1263973
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yorba Linda, Calif.
High School: Esperanza HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Played in 20 matches, making nine starts … missed 12 games due to injury … scored 15 goals on 30 attempts, converting at a 50.0 percent rate … scored at least one goal in eight matches, scoring multiple goals four times … had a season-high three goals in a victory at UC San Diego (Sept. 8) and in a win vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 14) … was eighth on the team in assists with 21 and also registered 10 steals and three field blocks while winning five sprints.

Played in 32 matches, making 16 starts … scored 31 goals (7th on the team) on 68 attempts, converting at a 45.6 percent rate … scored at least one goal in 22 matches, scoring multiple goals seven times … had a season-high four goals in a victory over Johns Hopkins (Sept. 8) … was third on the team in assists with 43 and also registered 13 steals and five field blocks while winning 19 sprints (2nd on the team).

Played in 28 matches, making one start … scored 18 goals on 41 attempts, converting at a 44 percent rate … also totaled 14 assists, 11 steals and four field blocks … scored at least one goal in 13 matches … had a season-high four goals in a victory over Air Force (Oct. 1) at the SoCal Tournament … also had two goals in two matches.

Redshirted the season.

Team USA
Played in all eight games (136 minutes) for Team USA at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia (July 6-17) … he scored five goals on 17 shots, converting at a 29.4 percent rate … also tallied six steals and two assists as the United States captured fifth place at the World University Games.

High School
Three-year varsity water polo letterwinner at Esperanza High School under head coach Galen Diaz … also lettered in swimming and soccer … as a water polo player, secured second-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I honors as a senior (2009) and third-team acclaim as a junior (2008) … named a first-team All-Sunset League accolades as a senior and junior, capturing second-team all-league honors as a sophomore (2007) … established the single-season school record with 117 goals as a senior in addition to collecting 60 assists and 58 steals that fall … logged 60 goals and 55 assists as a junior … contributed 38 goals and 40 assists as a sophomore.

Competed for SoCal Water Polo Club … won the Junior Olympics with SoCal in the 18-and-under division … also helped guide SoCal to the Cal Cup title.

Full name: Daniel Joseph Lenhart … born March 9, 1992 in Yorba Linda, Calif. … Daniel is the youngest of Gary and Debbie Lenhart’s four children … has one brother, Steven, and two sisters, Jennifer and Shannon … Steven plays professional soccer for the Columbus Crew (MLS) and played collegiate soccer at Azusa Pacific University … majoring in geography/environmental studies.

Daniel Lenhart's Career Statistics
2011 28/1 18 41 .439 14 11 4 0
2012 32/16 31 68 .456 43 13 5 4
2013 20/9 15 30 .500 21 10 3 1
Totals 80/26 64 139 .460 78 34 12 5



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