NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Elliot Ordway
Player Profile:
Elliot Ordway 1659438
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 210
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Anselmo, Calif.
High School: Tamalpais HS
Experience: Varsity Reserve

Played in two games at goalkeeper, recording nine saves ... collected a season- and career-high five saves in 16-4 win over No. 18 Whittier (Sept. 13) … played 24 minutes, allowing two goals on the year for a team best goals against average of 2.67 ... averaged 12.0 saves per game ... also had one steal.

Was on the squad but did not play in the cage for the Bruins as UCLA had five goalies last year.

Redshirted the season.

High School
Three-year varsity water polo (2010-12) letterwinner at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, Calif., under head coach Bob Kustel … also lettered three years in swimming (2011-13) for head coach Dave Beutel … named second team All-Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) in 2010 and first team All-MCAL in 2011 and 2012 … also named second team All-North Coast Section (NCS) in 2011 and first team All-NCS in 2012 … served as team captain for both water polo and swimming his junior and senior seasons … garnered team MVP honors in water polo in 2011 and 2012 … was the best goalkeeper in the MCAL in 2012, leading the Hawks to a 21-7 record in 2012 and a 21-7 mark in 2011 … set a school record with 798 saves (84 games, 9.5 saves per game) in three years of varsity play … started all 84 contests since 2010 and registered a career-high 374 saves (13.4 spg) in 2012 … scored six career goals.

Full name: Elliot Jonathan Robert Ordway … born Jan. 23, 1995 in San Francisco, Calif. … his parents are John and Lesleigh Ordway … has one younger sister, Georgia … competed with Sleepy Hollow Aquatics out of San Anselmo, Calif. … also was part of the Olympic Development Program and the U.S. National Team Training Camp … says he chose to attend UCLA because, “of the amazing academic opportunity combined with top-notch athletics” … lists former NBA All-Star Michael Jordan as the athlete he most admires … says his biggest thrill so far in his athletic career is, “setting the record for most wins in a season in Tamalpais water polo history in 2011” … lists working on cars as a hobby … majoring in geography/environmental studies.

Elliot Ordway's Career Statistics
2015 2/0 3.0 9 2 2.67 24:00
Totals 2/0 3.0 9 2 2.67 24:00
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