NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Patrick Woepse
Player Profile:
Patrick Woepse 1263968
Position: Center
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Played in 20 matches … earned 2015 ACWPC All-Academic "Excellent" honors and MPSF All-Academic accolades ... tallied eight goals on 17 attempts, converting at a 47.1 percent rate ... scored a season-high three goals in a 20-1 win over Chapman (Sept. 26) ... he scored at least one goal in five of the 20 games he played, including two multiple goal games ... also had three assists, six steals, and 24 earned exclusions (4th on the team) ... his six penalty shots drawn led the team.

Played in 13 matches … scored 11 goals on 18 attempts, converting at a 61.1 percent rate … scored at least one goal in five matches, scoring multiple goals twice … had a season- and career-high five goals in a victory at La Verne (Sept. 14) … also scored three goals in a win over Occidental (Sept. 14) … was sixth on the team in earned exclusions with 18 … also registered six steals.

Played in five matches … scored four goals on seven attempts, converting at a 57.1 percent rate … scored a season-high two goals in a win over Cal Lutheran (Sept. 8) … had at least one goal in three of the give games he played … drew nearly two exclusions per game, finishing the season with nine (total ranked 10th on the team) … also registered one steal.

Redshirted the season.

Team USA
2015: Woepse was injured in a car accident during the offseason and was unable to play at the World University Games (July 2-14) in Gwangju, South Korea, but traveled with the team and served as Team USA's video coordinator.

High School
Three-year (2009-11) varsity water polo letterwinner at Mater Dei High School under head coach Chris Segesman … earned second team All-Trinity League his junior and senior seasons (2010-11) for the Monarchs … also earned third team All-CIF accolades in 2011 … Mater Dei High School won three straight CIF Champions during his prep career (Division II in 2009 and Division I in 2010 and 2011) … the Monarchs were also three-time Trinity League Champions (2009-11) and went 31-0 in his senior season.

Full name: Patrick Daniel Woepse … born Aug. 10, 1993 in Orange, Calif. … his parents are Gregory and Sharon Woepse … has two older brothers, Gregory and Michael, and one older sister, Elizabeth … comes from a long line of Bruins … his mother, Sharon, attended UCLA; his sister, Elizabeth, competed for the Bruin women in the pole vault from 2005-08; his brother, Gregory, won a Pac-10 pole vaulting champion in 2011 for the Bruins; his brother, Michael, is currently on the UCLA men’s track and field team and was an NCAA runner-up in the pole vault in 2012 … his father, Gregory, was a world class pole vaulter (18-7) and went to San Jose State … he competed with Regency Water Polo Club and won the U.S. Club Championships in 2011 … says he chose UCLA because “I love the school” … lists surfing as one of his hobbies … lists winning the CIF title in 2010 (final score was 11-10) as his biggest athletic thrill to date … majoring in business economics.

Patrick Woepse's Career Statistics
2013 5/0 4 7 .571 0 1 0 9
2014 13/0 11 18 .611 0 6 0 18
2015 20/0 8 17 .471 3 6 0 24
Totals 38/0 23 42 .548 3 13 0 51



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