Amber Stachowski
Amber Stachowski

Player Profile

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

High School:
Capistrano Valley


Center Defender


2004 -- Redshirted to play in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece...Scored two goals in the Olympics in the games against Russia and Australia...Won the bronze medal with USA team.

U.S. National Team -- Member of the 2002-2004 U.S. Senior National Team...Helped Team USA earn first place in 2003 Pan American Games and 2003 FINA World Championships...Participated in 2002 Thetis Cup...Featured on the cover of October 28, 2003 edition of Sports Illustrated on Campus with UCLA and Team USA teammate Thalia Munro.

2003 --Redshirted to train with the United States National Team

2002 -- A First-Team All-America selection... Named First-Team All-MPSF... Named to the MPSF All-Tournament and NCAA All-Tournament first teams... As a true freshman she scored a goal in her first collegiate game against UC Irvine... Recorded first collegiate career hat trick against Stanford... Scored two goals in Bruins' 4-2 victory over USC... Scored two goals in a game on seven different occasions... Scored 29 goals on 43 attempts.

High School - Four-year letterwinner for coach Jason Lynch... Three-time First-Team All-American (1999-2001)... Second-Team All-American (1998)... CIF first-team (1999-2001)...2001 CIF Player of the Year...2000 and 2001 All-League MVP...First-Team all-league (1998-2001)... Member of the 2001 Golden West club team that won the Winter Junior Nationals...MVP of the 2001 Winter Junior Nationals... 2001 FINA Junior World Championship team member.

Personal - Full name is Amber Val Stachowski... Born March 14, 1983...Daughter of Mike Stachowski and Julie Travis...Has three siblings, Travis, Aimee and Ashley, a junior on this year's water polo team...Chose to attend UCLA for its great academic and athletic programs...Lists winning the 2001 FINA Junior World Championships as her biggest athletic thrill to date...Undeclared major.

Career Statistics
Year Goals Attempts Percentage
2002 29 43 67
Totals 29 43 67