UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Alexa Tielmann
Player Profile:
Alexa Tielmann 1264036
Position: Center
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Abbotsford, British Columbia
High School: Yale Secondary

Redshirted while training with the Canadian Women’s National Team ... Competed for Canada at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju, Korea ... As the starting center for her team, Alexa helped Canada earn a silver medal -- the country’s first medal in women’s water polo at the Universiade ... Their only loss came in the gold medal match against Australia, which was decided by a shoot-out.

Played in 31 games without a start ... Scored 14 goals in 44 attempts, including 11 from 2-meters or closer ... Scored at least two goals three times ... Recorded 29 earned exclusions, third most on the team ... On defense, she made eight steals ... Earned a spot on the Winter Quarter DHR.

Played 33 games with one start, and scored 29 goals, to rank third on the team ... Recorded a shooting percntage of .507 ... Scored 22 goals from the two-meter area and five on counterattacks ... Scored a career-high of three goals vs. UCI (2/15) ... Recorded eight other multiple-goal games ... Drew 19 earned exclusions ... Defensively, she recorded one steal and six blocks ... Earned a spot on the Fall 2012 Director's Honor Roll.

High School
Was a member of the water polo team at the Yale Secondary School ... Was a three-year Elite Athlete Award winner in high school ... Named team MVP in 2010 and 2012 ... Helped lead her team to a second place finish at the 2012 British Columbia high School Championships ... Also guided her team to second and third place finishes at the 2010 and 2011 British Columbia High School Championships ... Was named to the Championship All-Star Team in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Wall of Fame in 2012.

Competed for the Fraser Valley Water Polo Club ... Finished third at the Canadian National Club Championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Named to the All-Star National Team in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Was the top scorer at the 2012 Canadian National Club Championships ... Awarded the 2010-11 and 2011-12 Most Valuable U-18 Athlete at the Fraser Valley Water Polo Club ... With Team BC, was a member of the U-16 team that won bronze in 2009 and gold in 2010 at the Hawaiian Invitational ... Helped the Canadian National Team win the gold medal in 2011 at the Youth Pan-Am Games in Puerto Rico and to finish in fifth place at the 2012 Youth World Championships in Australia ... Was a member of the 2012 Junior Canadian National Team which earned a second place finish at the Junior Pan-Am Games in Montreal ... Also competed with the Canadian Senior National Team at the 2012 FINA Women’s Water Polo World League Super Final in China.

Born in her hometown ... Daughter of Henry and Leanne Tielmann ... Has one brother, Ryan ... Lists her greatest athletic thrill to date as winning the 2011 Youth Pan-Am Games by one goal over the USA.


Alexa Tielmann's Career Statistics
2013 33/1 29 57 .509 0 1 6 19
2014 31/0 14 44 .318 0 8 0 29
2016 21/1 29 49 .625 6 9 2 14
Totals 85/2 72 150 .480 6 18 8 62



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