UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Kelly Easterday
Player Profile:
Kelly Easterday 1267255
Position: Defender
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Santa Barbara

Played in all 33 matches, making 15 starts...scored 20 goals on 53 attempts (37.7 percent)...totaled a team-best 40 earned exclusions...also registered 12 steals, six blocks and three assists...captured honorable mention ACWPC All-America accolades and honorable mention All-MPSF acclaim for the second consecutive season...earned MPSF All-Academic Team honors for the third straight year...scored in 14 matches, including a season-high three goals against UC Davis (Feb. 26)...overall, recorded five multiple-goal matches...scored one goal in NCAA Tournament contests against Indiana (May 13) and California (May 14).

Started all 30 matches...scored 23 goals on 80 attempts (28.8 percent)...also registered 27 earned exclusions, 12 steals, nine assists and seven blocks...secured honorable mention ACWPC All-America acclaim and honorable mention All-MPSF accolades...named an ACWPC All-Academic "excellent" selection for the third consecutive season...also captured MPSF All-Academic Team honors...scored in 17 matches, including a career-high four goals in a six-overtime loss to Hawai'i (March 6)...also netted three two-goal games.

Played in 31 matches, making 29 starts...scored 11 goals on 29 attempts (37.9 percent)...added 24 earned exclusions, 12 steals, two blocks and two assists...named an "excellent" ACWPC All-Academic selection for the second straight year...also earned Academic All-MPSF honors...scored a season-high two goals in UCLA's 14-7 win against Loyola Marymount (Feb. 14)...scored in 10 total matches...registered one goal in each of UCLA's first two NCAA Tournament matches (vs. Michigan, May 8; vs. Stanford, May 9).

Played in all 33 matches...scored seven goals on 22 attempts (31.8 percent)... recorded 16 earned exclusions, 13 steals and five assists...secured Academic All-America honors as an "excellent" selection by the ACWPC...earned All-MPSF Freshman Team honors...twice scored a season-high two goals (vs. Colorado State, Jan. 27; at Loyola Marymount, Feb. 2)...scored in five matches...scored first two collegiate goals against Colorado State at the Michigan Invitational (Jan. 27).

High School
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner under head coach Mark Walsh at Santa Barbara High School...also was a four-year swimming letterwinner and two-year volleyball letterwinner...helped lead Santa Barbara to the CIF-SS Division IV title in 2004 and 2005...earned CIF-SS Division IV Co-MVP honors in and 2006; CIF-SS Division II Co-MVP accolades in 2007.

Competed for the Santa Barbara Waterpolo Foundation...helped lead club team to 2007 Junior Olympic National Championship; earned Junior Olympic MVP accolades in 2007.

Full name: Kelly Jane Easterday...born July 30, 1989 in Santa Barbara, Calif...Kelly is the youngest of Phil Easterday and Libby McClure's three children...has two older sisters, Shane and Dena...geography and environmental science double major.

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