Katherine Belden
Katherine Belden

Player Profile

Newport Beach, CA

High School:
Newport Harbor High




2005 -- MPSF All-Academic scholar-athlete...AWCPA All-Academic Excellent Team...Played in 21 games and scored 14 goals, scoring goals in 52% of shots attempted...Scored four goals in UCLA's 22-0 victory over Colorado State on 1/29.

2004 -- MPSF All-Academic scholar-athlete...Scored four goals against Arizona State in 13-5 UCLA victory...Had 10 multi-goal games...Led team with eight blocks...Scored 33 goals in 78 attempts at 42% on the season...Also had 12 assists and 20 steals.

2003 -- Had hat tricks in victories over UC Santa Cruz and Pacific...Scored twice against UC Irvine...Finished the season with 12 goals on 29 attempts.

High School -- Lettered four years in water polo under coach Bill Barnett and four years in swimming under Ken LaMont... Earned All-CIF honors all four years in water polo...Named Newport Harbor Athlete of the Year...Two-time Sea View League Player of the Year...Two-time Bronze medalist at Under-20 Nationals... Honorable Mention All-American at 2002 Nationals.

Personal -- Full name is Katherine Claire Belden... Born June 18, 1984... Her father Dwight and mother Claire both attended UCLA... Older brother Peter played on the UCLA men's water polo team from 2001-04 and, younger sister Anne plays on the women's team... Chose to attend UCLA due to its balance of academics, athletics and social life...Member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority... History and Art History major.

Career Statistics
Year Goals Attempts Percentage
2003 12 29 41
2004 33 78 42
2005 14 27 52
Totals 59 134 44