NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Scott Davidson
Player Profile:
Scott Davidson 1266816
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Seal Beach, Calif.
High School: Los Alamitos

Finished his four-year career as one of UCLA's most prolific scorers...following the 2009 season, ranked fifth on UCLA's career goals list (152)...earned first-team ACWPC All-America honors in addition to securing MPSF Player of the Year honors as a senior (2009).

Started all 30 games...earned MPSF Player of the Year honors, becoming the first UCLA men's water polo player to secure that award since 2000 (Sean Kern)...captured first-team ACWPC All-America honors in addition to securing first-team All-MPSF and All-NCAA Tournament accolades...led the Bruins with 47 goals on 107 attempts, scoring at a 47 percent clip...finished fifth on UCLA's career goals list with 152...also led the team with 27 steals and 16 blocks...registered 14 assists and 17 earned exclusions...scored in 23 of 30 matches, including a career-high-tying five goals against Loyola Marymount (Dec. 5) in an NCAA Tournament semifinal match...finished the season with 16 multiple-goal games, including one four-goal effort (versus USC, Nov. 7), three three-goal performances and 11 two-goal games...had a string of 11 consecutive games with at least one goal (Sept. 20-Oct. 22), totaling 20 goals in that span...selected MPSF Player of the Week (Nov. 2-8) after scoring four goals in a loss to USC (Nov. 7)...competed with Bruin teammates Ben Hohl and Jacob Murphy for the USA National Team in Europe at the 2010 Volvo Cup (Feb. 17-26).

Played in all 24 matches, making 23 starts...continued his stellar play as a junior, recording 34 goals, the second-highest total on the team...attempted 80 shots, scoring at a 43 percent clip...finished second on the team with 19 steals...also recorded 13 earned exclusions, eight assists and six blocks...registered 10 multi-goal games...tied his career-high with a five-goal effort in a 14-2 MPSF victory at Pacific (Oct. 26)...also had one four-goal game and three three-goal efforts...scored six goals in three MPSF Tournament games, including a hat trick in a first-round, 11-8 win over California (Nov. 28)...scored in 16 of UCLA's 24 matches.

Played in 27 matches, making 26 starts...had a phenomenal sophomore season, earning honorable mention ACWPC All-America accolades...named a second-team All-MPSF selection...led UCLA with 49 goals on a team-high 113 attempts (43 percent scoring rate)...registered 13 assists, eight steals, seven blocks and five earned exclusions...scored at least one goal in each of the Bruins' final 14 games (31 goals in that span)...netted 16 multiple-goal efforts, including a season-high five goals in a 12-11 sudden-victory overtime win against UC Irvine (Sept. 22)...scored in 24 of UCLA's 28 matches.

Played in all 23 games...scored 22 goals on 51 attempts, converting at a 43 percent rate...his 22 goals tied for sixth-most (with Grant Zider) on the club...recorded a season-best three goals at Pepperdine (Nov. 11)...tallied eight-multi goal performances (one three-goal game, seven two-goal efforts)...also collected 13 steals, six assists and five earned exclusions...scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lead the Bruins past Stanford, 9-8, in the MPSF Tournament's third-place game (Nov. 26)...finished the MPSF Tournament with three goals in three games.


High School
Four-year letterwinner in water polo and swimming at Los Alamitos High School under head coach Dave Carlson...helped lead Los Alamitos to the 2004 CIF Southern Section Division II title as a senior...earned first-team All-CIF Division honors as a senior and third-team accolades as a sophomore...also captured Sunset League Player of the Year honors as a senior and junior...competed for the Long Beach Shore water polo club team.

Full name: Scott Robert Davidson...born June 23, 1987...Scott is the oldest of Norm and Katie Davidson's three children (sisters, Amy and Sarah)...lists his biggest athletic thrill as leading Los Alamitos to the CIF Southern Section Division II title as a senior...geography and environmental studies double major.

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