UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Becca Dorst
Player Profile:
Becca Dorst 1264053
Position: Utility
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton

Earned 2nd Team All-America honors from the ACWPC and 2nd Team All-MPSF honors ... Started all 32 games and scored 36 goals, a career best ... Scored four goals vs. Michigan (2/1) and three vs. Concordia, Cal (2/1), Harvard (3/21) and SJSU (4/12) ... Fourteen of her goals came on power plays and 13 were scored from two meters ... Also added 33 steals, 12 field blocks and six assists ... Led the team with 41 earned exclusions ... Earned MPSF All-Academic and ACWPC All-Academic (Excellent) honors ... Member of the Fall and Winter Director's Honor Roll.

Played 19 games and started 15 ... Scored 16 goals in 35 attempts for a scoring percentage of .457 ... Scored a season-high three goals vs. Claremont Mudd-Scripps ... Also recorded four other multiple-goal games ... Nine of her goals were from two-meter range, three were scored on 6x5 situations and two were scored on counterattacks ... Recorded 22 earned exclusions ... On defense, she made 14 steals and recorded two blocks ... Earned a spot on the Winter Director’s Honor Roll.

Played in 25 matches while making 20 starts ... Was tied for third on the team in scoring with 27 goals on 63 attempts, converting at a 42.9 percent rate ... Also finished second on the team in steals (32) and field blocks (16) ...Was fourth on the team in earned exclusions (14) and assists (14) ... Scored in 17 matches, including six multiple-goal efforts ... Registered a season-high three goals vs. Colorado State (1/21), vs. Michigan (2/5), at California (4/7) and at Stanford (4/29) ... Also had two goals at San Diego State (2/18) and vs. Cal State Northridge (2/25) ... Earned ACWPC All-Academic honors ... Earned MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete honors ... Earned ACWPC honorable mention All-America accolades.

Played in 10 matches … Scored 13 goals on 26 attempts, converting at a 50 percent rate … Also registered eight steals, four earned exclusions, three assists and one block … Scored in eight matches, including three multiple-goal efforts …Registered a career-high four goals against Cal Baptist (March 5) at Arizona State … Also had two goals against Colorado State (Jan. 22) in the season opener and versus Cal State Northridge (Jan. 23) at the Michigan Invitational … Earned MPSF Newcomer of the Week honors (March 7) after a four-goal effort against Cal Baptist in a non-conference victory.

High School
Four-year varsity water polo and swimming letterwinner at Menlo-Atherton under head coaches Chris Rubin and Tom McCrae, respectively ... Secured CIF Central Coast Section Division I Player of the Year honors her final three seasons (2007-2009) ... Was named Peninsula Athletic League MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Secured first-team All-PAL accolades each of her four seasons at Menlo-Atherton (2006-2009) ... Led Menlo-Atherton to the 2007 CIF CCS title ... Advanced to the CIF CCS championship match as a junior and senior, falling to St. Francis in overtime both years ... Captured Honorable Mention All-Central Coast Section acclaim as a freshman (2006) ... As a swimmer, secured first-team NISCA All-America honors in 2008 and 2009.

Competed for NorCal Water Polo ... Was a First-Team All-America selection at the 2009 Junior Olympics, finishing fourth in the 18-U platinum division ... Earned tournament MVP accolades at the 2010 British Columbia Open ... Was an Honorable Mention All-American at the 2008 and 2009 Junior Olympics (platinum division).

Born in Palo Alto ... Becca is the middle of Chris and Maryberth Dorst’s three daughters ... Her two sisters are Lindsay and Emily ... Mother, Marybeth, was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Women’s Swimming Team ... Father, Chris, was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Men’s Water Polo Team and competed for Team USA at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles ... Sister, Lindsay, was a goalkeeper for the California women’s water polo team ... Younger sister Emily is a member of Stanford's women's water polo team ... Cousin, KK Clark, is a UCLA women’s water polo alumna and member of the U.S. Women’s National Team ... Graduated in June 2014 with a degree in Psychology.

Becca Dorst's Career Statistics
2011 10/0 13 26 .500 3 8 1 4
2012 25/20 27 63 .429 14 32 16 14
2013 19/15 16 35 .457 0 14 3 8
2014 32/32 36 71 .507 6 33 12 41
Totals 86/67 92 195 .471 23 87 32 67



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