NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
  Blake Wellen
Blake Wellen

Player Profile

Mill Valley, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190



1999 — Honorable mention All-American…Selected to the NCAA All-Tournament second-team ... All-MPSF honorable mention selection …Scored the game-winning goal with just one second left in double overtime, after scoring the game-tying goal just 56 seconds prior, giving UCLA the 12-11 victory over Stanford in the MPSF Championship game…Also scored an additional goal in the MPSF championship game, giving him a career-high three goals in the Bruins’ most crucial game at that point in the season…Tied with Adam Wright for the team lead in field saves with seven…Finished the season fourth in assists with 16 and third in steals with 33…Scored two goals in UCLA’s 13-11 overtime victory vs. Long Beach State on Oct. 5.

1998 - Scored nine goals … Finished second on team with 18 assists and third in steals with 23 … Netted two goals against Pepperdine , Pacific and Stanford … Scored a pair of goals in the NorCal Tournament versus Long Beach State and Stanford.

1997 - Led team in assists with 13 … Fourth on squad's steals list, with 22 … Scored a career-high two goals vs. Stanford on Sept. 21 … Netted eight goals vs. MPSF foes and five against top-five teams.

1996 - Redshirted … Member of the Junior National Team.

High School - Four-year water polo letterwinner under coach Mick Georek at Tamalpais HS in Mill Valley … 1995 MCAL Player of the Year and second-team All-American … Three-time first-team All-MCAL and two-time MCAL Champions … Led team in scoring for three years … Member of U.S. Junior National Team which traveled to Cuba for the 1996 Pan-Am Junior Championships.

Personal - Full name: Blake Robert Wellen … Nicknamed "The Boss" … Born November 5, 1977, in Marin … Enjoys weightlifting, surfing and painting … Sociology major.

Career Statistics

Year GS1 GS2 TP Att %
1997 11 0 11 33 33%
1998 9 0 9 39 23%
1999 9 0 9 30 30%
Totals 29 0 29 102 28%