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  Anne Belden
Anne Belden

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newport Beach, Calif.

High School:
Newport Harbor

Height:
5-8

Position:
Attacker

05/11/2008

UCLA vs. USC

UCLA wins its fourth consecutive NCAA women's water polo title (May 11, 2008)

Notes
Finished her four-year UCLA career having played in 125 matches, leading the Bruins to NCAA Championships each season (2006-09) and extending UCLA's streak to five consecutive NCAA titles...scored 125 career goals on 291 attempts (43.0 percent)...earned second-team ACWPC All-America honors and second-team All-MPSF accolades as a senior (2009)...was a two-time second-team All-NCAA Tournament Team selection (2008, 2009).

2009
Started 29 matches...scored 47 goals on 99 attempts (47.5 percent)...recorded the third-highest goal total on the team...secured second-team ACWPC All-America honors and second-team All-MPSF accolades...led UCLA with 39 steals and 30 assists...also collected eight blocks and six earned exclusions...scored in 26 of 29 matches, including 16 multiple-goal efforts...notched a season-high three goals in five games, including each of UCLA's first two NCAA Tournament victories (May 8 vs. Michigan, May 9 vs. Stanford)...compiled a 10-game scoring streak from Feb. 8-March 7, totaling 17 goals in that span...finished the three-game NCAA Tournament having scored seven goals before being named a second-team All-NCAA Tournament selection for the second consecutive season.

2008
Played in all 33 matches...scored 22 goals on 73 attempts...tallied the third-highest assist total on the team with 37...also registered the third-highest steals total with 44...contributed 13 earned exclusions and five blocks and won five sprints...scored two goals in five games, including in each of the first two matches at the NCAA Tournament (vs. Pomona-Pitzer, May 9; vs. UC Davis, May 10)...scored at least one goal in six of the team's final nine contests...named a second-team All-NCAA Tournament selection.

2007
Played in all 30 matches...scored 26 goals on 54 attempts...her total of 23 assists ranked second-highest on the club...also collected 21 steals, eight earned exclusions and five blocks...recorded eight multiple-goal games, including three season-best three-goal efforts - versus Pacific (Feb. 17), Arizona State (March 10) and Long Beach State (March 15).

2006
Played in all 33 matches...earned MPSF All-Freshman Team accolades...scored 30 goals on 65 attempts; her 30 goals scored tied for the third-highest total on the team with Kristina Kunkel...also registered 23 assists and 33 steals...scored at least one goal in 20 matches and had seven multiple-goal efforts...scored twice against Cal State Bakersfield (Feb. 3) in her first collegiate game...had a season-high three goals against San Jose State (Feb. 18).

High School
Four-year letterwinner in water polo and swimming under coaches Bill Barnett and Ken Lamont, respectively...earned All-CIF first-team and first-team Sea View League honors in water polo...named the Sea View League Player of the Year as a senior...scored 88 goals her senior season...as a swimmer, broke the 400-yard relay record.

Personal
Full name: Anne Elizabeth Belden...born April 18, 1987, in Newport Beach, Calif...Anne is the daughter of Dwight and Claire Belden...both parents attended UCLA...brother, Peter, played on the UCLA men's water polo team; brother, Andrew, graduated from Loyola Marymount; sister, Katherine, competed on the UCLA women's water polo team...history major.

Anne Belden's Career Statistics
Year GP G ATT PCT AST STL BLK
2006 33 30 65 .462 23 33 1
2007 30 26 54 .480 23 21 5
2008 33 22 73 .301 37 44 5
2009 29 47 99 .475 30 39 8
Totals 125 125 291 .430 113 127 19


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