UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
James Robinson
Player Profile:
James Robinson 1665538
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Palos Verdes, Calif.
High School: Palos Verdes HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Played in 11 matches … scored nine goals on 16 attempts, converting at a 56.3 percent rate … scored a season-high four goals in a win over Whittier (Sept. 13) … also had two goals in wins over La Verne (Sept. 14) and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 14) … also had 10 assists, 18 steals (tied for 7th on the team), six field blocks and five earned exclusions.

Redshirted the season.

High School
Three-year (2010-12) varsity water polo letterwinner at Palos Verdes High School under head coach Chris Murin (2010-11) and Patrick O’Brien (2012) … the Sea Kings won the Bay League Championship in 2010 and 2011 and reached the CIF SS D-III semifinals all three years he played (2010-12) … named first team All-Bay League as well as the League MVP as a senior in 2012 … also named first team All-CIF SS D-III in 2012 and second team All-CIF SS D-III in 2011 … served as the team captain in 2012 and was named Daily Breeze Player of the Year … set a PVHS single season record with 135 goals in 2012.

Full name: James Robert Robinson … born Jan. 5, 1995 in Torrance, Calif. … his parents are Edward and Anne Robinson … has two older sisters, Rachael and Suzanne and one older brother, Brian … his entire family has attended UCLA … his father was a four-time letterwinner on the Bruins’ water polo team (1977-80) while his brother played on the team in 2012 and redshirted at UCLA in 2011 … competed with the Stars and Stripes Bruin Water Polo Club out of Los Angeles, Calif. … says he chose UCLA because “I wanted to play water polo and study at a great institution” … lists the shortest player ever to play in the NBA, Muggsy Bogues, as the athlete he most admires … lists playing basketball as a hobby … majoring in political science.

James Robinson's Career Statistics
2014 27/15 9 16 .563 10 18 6 5
Totals 82/24 9 16 .563 10 18 6 5
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