NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
  Alec Zwaneveld
Alec Zwaneveld

Player Profile

La Cañada, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 230



323 UCLA Student-Athletes Named to Fall Director's Honor Roll

Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA

Is slated to redshirt the season.

High School
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner at Harvard-Westlake High School under head coaches Larry Felix (2008), Robert Lynn (2009-10) and Brian Flacks (2011)...helped the Wolverines reach the quarterfinals of the 2009 CIF Southern Section Division I Championship as a sophomore...named the team's most valuable player as a junior and senior...named to the second team All-CIF in 2010 and earned first team All-CIF accolades in 2011...also earned All-American honors as a senior in 2011.

Full name: Alec Anthony Zwaneveld...born April 11, 1994 in Pasadena, Calif...his parents are Onno and Tonie Zwaneveld...both of his parents attended UCLA...his father was on three different Bruin teams that won the Rose Bowl (1983, 1984 and 1986)...his godparents, Kevin and Julie Abbott, also attended UCLA...has one older brother, Brendan, a sophomore on the Bruins' men's water polo team...also has one younger sister, Michelle...competed for Los Angeles Water Polo Club, leading the team to the silver medal at the 2010 Junior Olympics...also played for the Coastal California Zone Team (ODP), earning one gold, one silver and two Junior Olympic bronze medals...was a member of the 2011 USA Youth National Team and the 2012 Junior National Team...says he chose to attend UCLA because "It has the best combination of academics, athletics and facilities, anywhere"...lists Revaz Chomakhidze, the captain of the 2004 Russian Olympic team, as the athlete he most admires...major is psychology.