NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
  Chris Pulido
Chris Pulido

Player Profile
RS Senior

La Jolla, CA

High School:
Bishop's School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 190

Center Defender

Sat out the remainder of the 2005 season with an injured shoulder...attempted to return to the pool in 2006 and was forced to end his career due to shoulder injury.

Started the first 17 matches...scored 18 goals on 54 attempts...also tallied 11 assists and eight steals...recorded five multiple-goal performances, including one three-goal effort at Loyola Marymount (Sept. 29)...earned All-MPSF honorable mention honors.

Played in the final 17 games after missing the first 11 contests due to injury...scored five goals in 13 attempts...added five assists, four steals and a team-high 16 field saves...notched a goal in UCLA's 10-6 win over UCSB at MPSF Tournament...named to MPSF All-Academic Team for second consecutive season.

Played in five games and led all freshmen with 15 goals...posted a team best 71 percent scoring average in 21 attempts...his 13 steals ranked fifth on the team...finished second on the squad with nine field saves...earned AWPCA All-Academic honors and captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades.


High School
Three-year letterwinner in water polo and swimming at Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif., under coaches Jim Foles and Doug Peabody, and Foles and coach Brian Tarn, respectively...was a three-time All America selection as a member of the San Diego Shores Club Team...captured All-Western League first-team honors in 2001...was a two-time Junior Olympic Champion with the Shores...earned All-San Diego second-team honors in 2001...named an All-Academic Scholar-Athlete by the San Diego Union Tribune.

U.S. Junior National Team
Was one of four Bruins to compete with the U.S. Junior National Team in summer of 2002...won silver medal at the 2002 Junior Pan Am Games.

Full name: Christian Philip Puildo...born on September 8, 1984 in Mexico City, Mexico...most thrilling athletic moment came during sophomore season when his first career high school goal pushed the game into overtime, leading to a Bishop's School victory...English major.

Chris Pulido's Career Statistics
2003 15/5 15 21 71% 5 13
2004 17/0 6 14 43% 5 4
2005 16/16 18 54 33% 11 8
Totals 48/21 39 89 44% 21 25