NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
  Kyle Baumgarner
Kyle Baumgarner

Player Profile

Duluth, MN

High School:
Villa Park (CA)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185



1999 — Scored first three collegiate goals in UCLA’s 15-8 victory over Pacific on Oct. 24…Tallied four assists and seven steals…Valuable reserve off the bench for the Bruins.

1998 — Redshirted.

High School - Lettered four years in water polo and swimming at Villa Park HS for coach Jeff Ehrlich … Earned All-Century League and All-CIF honors four times, including two Player of the Year awards … Three-time All-Orange County and All-Southern California selection … Two-time NISCA All-American and three-time California/Hawai'i All-American … Captained Villa Park squad twice, earning Best Defensive Player and MVP honors … Named Freshman MVP … Set school records for career goals (340) and ejections drawn (116) … A five-time Junior Olympic All-American, helped team to championships in 1995 and '97 … the '98 Pan-Am Games in Cuba … Participated in the '97 Youth Development Program.

Personal - Full name: Kyle Vernon Baumgarner … Born August 28, 1979, in Duluth, MN … Admires Chris Humbert of the USA National Water Polo Team … Lists his greatest athletic thrill as playing in Havana, Cuba with the U.S. Junior National Team … Business/economics major.