Senior Josh Samuels was named to the first team.
Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA
Chris Wendt picked up his third straight MPSF All-Academic selection.
Seniors Josh Samuels and Bret Lathrope each scored two goals in the national championship game.
The Bruins advance to tomorrow's NCAA title game against No. 1 USC at 3:12 p.m.
Played in all 29 matches, making 28 starts...finished second on the team with 45 goals...totaled 94 shot attempts, converting at a 48 percent rate...captured first-team ACWPC All-America acclaim...was a second-team All-MPSF selection...earned MPSF All-Academic Team honors...ranked third on the team in earned exclusions (32) and steals (23)...also totaled nine assists and six field blocks...scored at least one goal in 21 of 29 matches...logged a career-high-tying five goals in UCLA's 9-6 victory at Pepperdine (Nov. 12)...scored all four goals in UCLA's 8-4 loss to California at the SoCal Tournament (Oct. 2)...finished the season with 15 multiple-goal efforts...was named KAP7 MPSF Player of the Week (Sept. 19-25) when he scored three goals in each of UCLA's two non-conference wins (led UCLA with three goals in an 11-7 win at home against Pepperdine and scored three goals in an 11-7 victory at Loyola Marymount)...he also captured KAP7 MPSF Player of the Week honors for the week of Nov. 7-13 when he scored seven goals in two MPSF road victories (led UCLA with five goals in a 9-6 win at Pepperdine and added two goals in UCLA's 13-10 victory at Long Beach State).
Played in 24 matches, making 13 starts...scored 23 goals on 61 attempts, converting at a 38 percent clip...also added 14 earned exclusions, 12 steals, eight assists and seven blocks...scored in 15 matches, totaling five multiple-goal games...scored a season-high three goals in three matches - against Pacific (Oct. 2), UC Irvine (Oct. 23) and Long Beach State (Oct. 30)...also had one pair of two goal games, back-to-back in the NorCal Tournament...scored at least one goal in seven of UCLA's first eight matches.
Played in 30 matches, making 18 starts...scored 33 goals, third-most on the team and the highest single-season total by a freshman since 2001, when Brett Ormsby registered 43 goals...registered 66 shot attempts, scoring at a 50 percent clip...secured honorable mention ACWPC All-America accolades...named a second-team All-NCAA Tournament selection...tallied 18 steals, 13 earned exclusions, seven assists and five blocks...scored in 20 matches, totaling eight multiple-goal efforts...registered a season-high five goals against Redlands (Oct. 10) in the UCI Invitational - most goals scored in one game by a true freshman since Sept. 7, 1997, when Sean Kern tallied five goals in a 22-0 victory over Air Force at the Triton Tournament in San Diego... scored three goals in two games - versus Johns Hopkins (Sept. 13) and against Chapman (Oct. 25)...tallied five two-goal performances...scored three goals in UCLA's two NCAA Tournament matches - two against Loyola Marymount (Dec. 5) in a semifinal win and one versus USC (Dec. 6) in a loss in the NCAA championship match.
Four-year varsity water polo and varsity swimming letterwinner at El Toro High School under head coaches Don Stoll and Matt Tilton, respectively...earned All-CIF Southern Section Division I Co-Player of the Year honors as a senior (2008)...also named a first-team All-Southern California selection and Orange County Player of the Year as a senior...secured first-team California-Hawaii All-America accolades as a senior and junior (2007)...named Sea View League Co-Player of the Year as a senior...finished high school career at El Toro as the program's career goals leader with 379 - broke the previous career mark of 269 goals on Oct. 2, 2008...registered 138 goals a senior, including one nine-goal game, one eight-goal effort and three seven-goal performances...earned first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I honors as a junior and sophomore (2006)...also secured Sea View League MVP accolades as a junior...as a sophomore, scored 103 goals before earning first-team All-Sea View League honors...a talented swimmer, captured All-America honors as a sophomore, junior and senior.
Competed for the USA Men's Junior National Team in the summer of 2008 and 2009...helped lead Team USA to the gold medal at the 2008 Junior Pan-American Games...scored a game-high five goals in Team USA's 13-12 win in the gold-medal match (July 31, 2008).
Full name: Griffin Edward White...born April 11, 1991 in Laguna Hills, Calif...Griffin is the youngest of Kenneth and Donna White's three sons...has two older brothers, Zachary and Spencer...undeclared major.
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