NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Chris Fahlsing
Player Profile:
Chris Fahlsing 1263980
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Cathedral Catholic HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Played in 30 matches making 22 starts … scored 14 goals on 32 attempts, converting at a 43.8 percent rate … earned “excellent” honors on the ACWPC All-Academic Team and captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades for the second straight season … scored a season-high three goals in a win over Pomona-Pitzer (Oct. 12) … had at least one goal in 11 matches, scoring multiple goals twice … was eighth on the team in steals with 17 and registered nine assists, 11 earned exclusions and three field blocks.

Played in all 33 matches, one of only three Bruins to accomplish that feat, making four starts … scored 27 goals on 72 attempts, converting at a 37.5 percent rate … earned “excellent” honors on the ACWPC All-Academic Team … captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades … scored a season-high three goals in an 11-10 overtime win vs. California (Sept. 16) … he scored the game-winner at 1:34 of the first overtime period against the Golden Bears … had at least one goal in 18 matches, scoring multiple goals eight times … was sixth on the team in assists with 19 and registered 14 steals, 14 earned exclusions and four field blocks.

Played in 12 matches … scored three goals on 12 attempts … registered four steals, three blocks, two earned exclusions and one assist … tallied his first career goal in UCLA’s 21-4 win over Air Force at the NorCal Tournament (Sept. 17).

Redshirted the season.

Team USA
Played in all eight games (121 minutes) for Team USA at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia (July 6-17) … he scored five goals on 10 shots, converting at a 50.0 percent rate … also tallied three steals, one assist and one field block as the United States captured fifth place at the World University Games.

High School
Four-year varsity water polo and three-year varsity swimming letterwinner at Cathedral Catholic High School under head coaches Brett Ormsby and Jeff Owen, respectively … secured first-team All-CIF San Diego Section honors as a senior in 2009 and second-team acclaim as a junior in 2008 … guided Cathedral Catholic to the CIF San Diego Section title as a senior … named a first-team California-Hawaii All-America honoree as a senior, serving as Cathedral Catholic’s team captain that season … also earned San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team acclaim as a senior … named a second-team All-Western League honoree as a junior, helping lead Cathedral Catholic to the CIF San Diego Section Division II semifinals that fall.
Club – Competed for Del Mar Water Polo Club … helped lead the club team to the championship at the Winterfest Tournament in Los Alamitos, Calif. … traveled to Europe (Croatia and Italy) with the club team.

Full name: Chris Conrad Fahlsing … born Feb. 11, 1992 in San Diego, Calif. … Chris is the oldest of John and Deborah Hilinski’s six children … has three younger brothers and two sisters – one older, one younger … majoring in psychobiology.

Chris Fahlsing's Career Statistics
2011 12/0 3 12 .250 1 4 3 2
2012 33/4 27 72 .375 19 14 4 14
2013 30/22 14 32 .438 9 17 3 11
Totals 75/26 44 116 .379 29 35 10 27



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