UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Sarah Orozco
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Sarah Orozco 1267249
Position: Attacker
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Commerce, Calif.
High School: Montebello
Enters her senior season having scored 56 career goals...has played in all 94 games the past three seasons, registering 83 earned exclusions and 27 steals.

Played in all 33 matches, making 18 starts...scored 18 goals on 45 attempts (40.0 percent)...tallied 17 earned exclusions, 11 steals, seven assists and four blocks...scored in 14 matches, totaling three multiple-goal games...registered a career-high-tying three goals against Cal Baptist (March 5) at Arizona State...scored two goals against California (Feb. 6) and Loyola Marymount (Feb. 26).

Played in all 30 matches, making 25 starts...scored 21 goals on 51 attempts (41.2 percent)...registered 25 earned exclusions, 11 steals, seven assists and seven blocks...scored in 13 matches, including a career-high four goals at UC Davis (Feb. 21)...also had three goals at Michigan (Jan. 24) and two goals in three matches - versus Hawai'i (Feb. 6), at Sonoma State (Feb. 21) and against UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 27).

Started all 31 matches...scored 17 goals on 42 attempts (40.5 percent)... earned All-MPSF Freshman Team honors...led UCLA with 41 earned exclusions...recorded five steals, two blocks and two assists...scored a season-high three goals against Brown (March 26)...netted two goals against San Jose State at the Stanford Invitational (Feb. 7)...scored in 14 matches...recorded a six-game scoring streak (March 13-April 11)...recorded first collegiate goal against Indiana at the Michigan Invitational (Jan. 24).

High School
Four-year varsity water polo and swimming letterwinner at Montebello High School under head coaches Kenneth Clements and Sergio Macias (water polo) and David Keys (swimming)...earned first-team All-Almont League each of four seasons...captured Almont League MVP and Montebello team MVP honors in 2008...served as team captain as a senior...earned All-CIF Division I honors as a sophomore, junior and senior (2006-08)...earned MVP honors at the 2008 All-San Gabriel Valley All-Star Game...helped lead Montebello to the Almont League Championship all four seasons and to the CIF Division title match (runner-up) in 2006 and 2007...as a swimmer, competed in the 200-meter IM, 100-meter breastroke and 200-meter freestyle.

Competed for the Commerce Club Team...helped lead Commerce to four national Junior Olympic Club Championships...was a four-time Junior Olympics All-America selection...twice earned national Junior Olympics MVP honors...won three national Speedo Cup Championship and two Commerce Club Water Polo Club MVP awards...also served as a member of the U.S. Youth National Team in 2005 and 2007.

Full name: Sarah Magdalena Orozco...born February 21, 1990 in Beverly Hills, Calif...Sarah is the second of Salvador and Patricia Orozco's four children...has two sisters, Priscilla and Salma and one younger brother, Salvador...spent her first three seasons at UCLA (2009-11) playing alonside her sister, Priscilla...lists her greatest athletic thrill to date as being on the U.S. Women's Youth Team and helping lead the squad to a gold medal in Australia...history major.

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