NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
  Garrett Danner
Garrett Danner

Player Profile

Coto de Caza, Calif.

High School:
El Toro

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180



324 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


UCLA Falls in NCAA Title Game, 11-10 at USC

Seniors Josh Samuels and Bret Lathrope each scored two goals in the national championship game.

Is slated to redshirt the season.

High School
Three-year (2009-11) varsity water polo and swimming letterwinner at El Toro High School under head coach Don Stoll...was a three-time All-American, a three-time All-CIF selection and earned All-Sea View League honors three times as well (2009-11) for the Chargers...also named Co-MVP of the Sea View League in 2011 (shared the honor with then Charger teammate and current Bruin teammate, Joey Fuentes)...was the only goalie selected first-team All-CIF Division 1...collected 306 saves in 2001 for the Chargers, which lost to Mater Dei, 8-5 in the CIF Division 1 Finals...made 12 saves in the title game and finished with a school-record 991 saves...also set El Toro's single game record for saves (24)...El Toro High was CIF Champions his sophomore season (2009).

Full name: Garrett Kurt Danner...born April 14, 1994 in Long Beach, Calif...his parents are Guy and Anne Danner...has one older sister, Anneliese...competed with the SET Water Polo Club out of Saddleback and El Toro and was named first team All-American with his U-12, U-14 and U-16 Junior Olympic Teams...says he chose UCLA because "It is a great school with an amazing water polo program"...lists winning the CIF Championship in 2010 and beating Italy in Italy with the USA Junior National Team as his biggest athletic thrills of his career...lists surfing as a hobby...has yet to declare a major.