NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Paul Reynolds
Player Profile:
Paul Reynolds 1263986
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Foothill HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Played in 30 games, making 28 starts … earned second team ACWPC All-America and second team All-MPSF accolades in addition to securing MPSF All-Academic Team honors … led the Bruins in scoring with 47 goals, which ranked 17th in the MPSF (1.57 goals per game) … converted at a 44.8 percent clip (47-of-105) … was second on the team in sprints won with 19 … registered 39 steals (2nd on the team), 24 assists (6th on the team) and 12 field blocks (4th on the squad) … scored in 22 games, scoring 16 multiple-goal games, including a stretch of six straight (in September) … scored a season-high four goals in a win over Cal Lutheran (Sept. 8).

Played in all 33 games, one of only three Bruins to accomplish that feat, making 28 starts … scored 44 goals (3rd on the team) on 118 attempts, converting at a 37.3 percent clip … his 1.33 goals per game ranked 22nd in the MPSF … he was the only player on the team to earn all four postseason honors … named a second team All-MPSF selection and a second team All-American … also captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades and earned “excellent” honors on the ACWPC All-Academic Team … led the team in sprints won with 21 … was second on the squad in assists (46) and steals (38) while finishing fourth in field blocks (16) … scored in 24 games, including a career-best six goals in UCLA’s 16-8 win over No. 10 Loyola Marymount (Sept. 21) … had 13 multiple-goal games, including a stretch of five straight (four in MPSF play) … also scored four goals in a win over UC Irvine (Sept. 30) and three in a 10-9 loss at USC (Nov. 17).

Played in all 29 matches … finished third on the team with 37 goals, the highest single-season total by a freshman since 2001, when Brett Ormsby registered 43 goals … had 90 shot attempts, scoring at a 40 percent rate … named an honorable mention ACWPC All-America and All-MPSF Team selection … recorded 27 steals, second-most on the team … also registered 22 assists and 16 field blocks … scored in 22 of UCLA’s 29 matches, logging a season-high four goals in a victory at Loyola Marymount (Sept. 24) … finished the season with 11 multiple-goal games, including two three-goal efforts … had a critical assist on Cullen Hennessy’s game-winning goal with 10 seconds to play in overtime in a first-round MPSF Tournament victory against Pepperdine (Nov. 25) … scored five goals in three MPSF Tournament victories … also tallied two goals in UCLA’s 10-1 win over UC San Diego in a semifinal contest of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 3).

Team USA
Played in all eight games (182 minutes) for Team USA at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia (July 6-17) … he led the team in scoring with 18 goals on 30 shots, converting at a team-high 60.0 percent rate … he was 6-for-6 on penalty shots, which ranked No. 3 among all competitors at the World University Games for penalty goals … registered six field blocks (3rd on the team), four steals (4th on the team) and four assists (3rd on the team) as the United States captured fifth place at the World University Games.

High School
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner at Foothill High School under head coach Jim Brumm … also was a four-year varsity swimming letterwinner … as a water polo standout, secured CIF Southern Section Division II Player of the Year honors as a senior (2010), leading Foothill to the semifinals of the CIF Division II playoffs … named 2010 Orange County Register Co-Player of the Year … led all Orange County area high school players with 160 goals as a senior and tallied 93 steals … scored 10 goals in a 13-6 win over University High School in a CIF Division II first-round playoff victory in 2010 … scored 96 goals as a junior in 2009 … named a first-team All-CIF-SS Division II selection and earned first-team All-Sea View League honors as a junior and sophomore … earned first-team California-Hawaii All-America acclaim in 2010, second-team honors in 2009 and third-team acclaim in 2008 … named a second-team All-CIF-SS Division I honoree as a sophomore (2008) … also gained All-Orange County honors (Orange County Register) in 2008 … competed for SoCal Water Polo Club, helping SoCal win the Junior Olympics 18-U division in 2009 and 2010.

USA Junior National Team
Spent three years competing for the USA Junior National Team (2008-2011) … played in the 2009 Junior World Championships.

Full name: Paul Michael Arthur Reynolds … born Oct. 6, 1992 in Tustin, Calif. … Paul is the youngest of Frank and Karin Reynolds’ three children … has one older brother, Frank, and one older sister, Grace, who played on the UCLA women’s water polo team for two seasons (2010-11) … majoring in geography/environmental studies.

Paul Reynolds' Career Statistics
2011 29/0 37 90 .404 22 27 16 4
2012 33/28 44 118 .373 46 38 16 12
2013 30/28 47 105 .448 24 39 12 9
Totals 92/56 128 313 .409 92 104 44 25



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