NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Lovre Milos
Player Profile:
Lovre Milos 1659038
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 176
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Zagreb, Croatia
High School: XV Gymnasium
Experience: High School

High School/Club
Started his education at American play school in Zagreb and he finished the 12th grade of the XV Gymnasium (15th Comprehensive School, Section of Mathematics and Informatics) in Zagreb, Croatia (one of the top three gymnasiums in Croatia) … began playing water polo at the age of 10 … competed with the HAVK (Hrvatski Akademski Vaterpolo Klub) Mladost Water Polo Club, which is a Croatian water polo club based in Zagreb, that was voted the world’s best water-polo club of the 20th century … has been coached by Dubravko Simenc (Olympic gold medalist in 1988 and silver medalist in 1996) and by Vjekoslav Kobescak (silver medalist in 1996 as a player and then helped Croatia win gold in 2012 as an assistant coach) … played on the Croatian Junior National Team at the 2012 FINA World Youth Championships in Perth, Australia … scored seven goals in seven games as Croatia went 5-2 and finished in 4th place … also competed in the Croatian National Championship with HAVK Mladost where he led his U-19 team to a gold medal and was named the Best Player of the Championship in 2013 … placed third with the senior team in 2012 and fourth with the U-19 in 2011 at the Croatian National Championships … in 2010, he helped HAVK Mladost capture the silver medal at the U-16 National Championships and was named Best Player of the Championship … competed at the Croatian National Championships for eight years, helping his team win a silver medal in 2009 (U-16), a bronze medal in 2008 (U-14), a gold medal in 2007 (U-13) and a silver medal in 2006 (U-12) … also competed in the National Cup with HAVK Mladost from 2007-11 and in many international tournaments with the Croatian Junior National Team as well as HAVK Mladost from 2008-12 … in 2010, he was named the Player of the Year by the Zagreb Water Polo Association.

Full name: Lovre Milos … born April 5, 1994 in Zagreb, Croatia … his parents are Andjelo and Ida Milos … has one older brother, Roko, and one older sister, Ivna … says he chose to attend UCLA because “UCLA has great education and athletic programs” … says his biggest thrill so far in his athletic career is, “winning the gold medal at the 2011 European Junior Water Polo Championships” … lists former New Jersey Nets’ Star Drazen Petrovic as the athlete he most admires … his mentor and uncle, Perica Bukic, won Olympic gold in Los Angeles in 1984 and gold in Seoul in 1988 and then a silver medal in Atlanta in 1996 … lists playing billiards as a hobby … majoring in business economics.


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