Caitlin Dement
Caitlin Dement

Player Profile

Chino, Calif.

High School:




UCLA Captures Third Place at NCAAs

The Bruins defeated Hawai'i 13-8 on the strength of four goals from freshman Rachel Fattal.


294 Student-Athletes Make Spring Director's Honor Roll

Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative grade point average.


Five UCLA Players Secure ACWPC All-America Acclaim

KK Clark, Caitlin Dement earn first-team All-America honors


UCLA Graduates 113 Student-Athletes in 2012

Athletics hosted the first-ever student-athlete graduation ceremony.


UCLA Captures Third Place at NCAAs with a 10-9 Win Over UC Irvine

Senior goalkeeper Caitlin Dement made 12 stops in the cage for the Bruins.

Finished her career third on UCLA's career saves list (697)...ranks first and second in UCLA's single-season saves list, having logged 264 saves as a sophomore in 2010 and 250 saves as a senior in 2012.

Started all 27 matches in goal...recorded 250 saves and compiled a 5.60 goals against average in 103.5 quarters (840 minutes)...single-season total of 250 saves ranks second in school history, behind her school-record 264-save total from 2010...captured MPSF Player of the Year honors...was a first-team ACWPC All-America selection and a first-team All-MPSF honoree...totaled a season-high 14 saves in four matches...logged at least 10 saves in 14 matches.

Played in 23 matches, making 22 starts in goal...recorded 164 saves and posted a 5.68 goals against average in 81 quarters (654 minutes, including overtime)...secured third-team ACWPC All-America honors...also earned second-team All-MPSF accolades for the second consecutive season...registered at least 10 saves in eight matches, including a season-high 13 saves in three games...had 13 saves in UCLA's 12-10 victory over USC in a critical first-round MPSF Tournament match.

Played in 29 matches, making 28 starts in goal...set the school single-season record with 264 saves...posted a 6.21 goals against average in 114 quarters (956 minutes, 30 seconds, including overtime)...earned honorable mention ACWPC All-America acclaim and secured second-team All-MPSF accolades... scored one goal (at USC, April 17), registered one assist and had 16 steals...logged 10 saves or more in 10 matches, including a career-high 22 saves in an 8-3 victory over UC Davis (Feb. 21) at Sonoma State...had 16 saves in an NCAA-record eight-overtime win over California in the third-place match of the UC Irvine Invitational...totaled 14 saves in a six-overtime loss at Hawai'i (March 6)...registered 31 saves in UCLA's three MPSF Tournament victories - nine versus Hawai'i and 11 against Stanford and USC.

Played in five matches, making two starts in goal...recorded a 3.20 goals against average and 19 saves in over 10 quarters (84:00 minutes)...also collected three steals...registered a season-high 13 saves in UCLA's 18-2 win against Long Beach State at the UC Irvine Invitational (Feb. 21)...tallied two saves in the fourth quarter of UCLA's season opener against Bucknell at the University of Michigan (Feb. 24)...also started in goal against Brown (March 26).

High School
Four-year varsity water polo and swimming letterwinner at Ayala High School under head coaches Vincent Makuch and Bob Mount, respectively...earned first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division III honors as a senior, junior and sophomore...served as team captain as a senior (2008)...also captured team MVP honors as a senior...helped lead Ayala as the 2007 CIF Division III runner-up as a junior...Ayala finished the 2007 season with a 27-6 overall record...guided Ayala to the 2006 CIF-SS Division II Championship as a sophomore.

Competed for the Chino Hills Area Water Polo (CHAWP) Club...earned MVP honors at the 2008 U.S. Junior Olympics...earned All-America selection at the 2007 U.S. Junior Olympics...named a "best goalkeeper" at the U.S. Top-40 Tournament...earned honorable mention distinct in 2007 and 2008 at the 20-and-under competition...competed in 2005 for the U.S. Youth National Team.

Full name: Caitlin Anne-Marie Dement...born September 23, 1990 in Anaheim, Calif...Caitlin is the third of Rick and Jo Ann Dement's four children...has two older brothers, Jonathan and Jason, and one younger sister, Chelsea...psychology major.

Caitlin Dement's Career Statistics
2009 5/2 10.5 19 16 3.20 84:00
2010 29/28 114.0 264 180 6.21 956:30
2011 23/22 81.0 164 115 5.68 654:00
2012 27/27 103.5 250 145 5.60 840:00
Totals 84/79 309.0 697 456 5.90 2534:30