UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Kristen Simonds
Player Profile:
Kristen Simonds 1267245
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Archbishop Mitty

Played in two matches, making one start in goal...registered a 3.00 goals against average and 10 saves in five quarters (40 minutes)...recorded a career-high eight saves in the start against Sonoma State, leading the Bruins to a 24-4 victory (Feb. 21)...also collected two saves in the fourth quarter against San Jose State (March 28) in the Bruins' final regular-season home match.

Played in three matches, making two starts in goal...recorded a 3.00 goals against average and 12 saves in eight quarters (64 minutes)...totaled a season-high five saves in each of her two starts - at Cal Lutheran (March 8) in her collegiate debut, and at Santa Clara (March 13)...also made two stops against UC Irvine (March 12).

High School
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner at Archbishop Mitty High School...served as the varsity goalkeeper for two seasons...named the San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year as a senior in 2007...captured NICSA third-team All-America honors and fourth-team California-Hawaii All-America accolades as a senior...helped lead Archbishop Mitty to the 2006 CIF Central Coast Section Division I championship as a junior...Archbishop Mitty posted a 21-10 record and finished second in the WCAL in 2006...earned first-team Western Catholic Athletic League (WCAL) honors in 2006 and was named an honorable mention California-Hawaii All-America selection...competed for Nordic Water Polo.

Full name: Kristen Nicole Simonds (last name pronounced SY-mondz)...born December 7, 1989 in Los Gatos, Calif...Kristen is the youngest of Michael and Marilyn Simonds' three children...has one brother, Aaron, and one sister, Shannon...father, Michael, played goalkeeper for the water polo team at California...undeclared major.

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