2012 Played in 31 matches, making eight starts … scored 15 goals on 31 attempts, converting at a 48.4 percent rate … captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades … had a season-high three goals in a win over George Washington (Sept. 8) and in the NCAA semifinal win over St. Francis Brooklyn (Dec. 1) … scored at least one goal in nine matches, scoring multiple goals four times … registered 14 steals, 10 field blocks and nine assists while earning six exclusions.
2011 Played in 27 games, making two starts … scored eight goals on 18 attempts, converting at a 44 percent rate … also registered 12 steals, 11 assists and five field blocks … earned MPSF All-Academic Team honors … scored a career-high three goals in UCLA’s season-opening win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 3) … had one goal in the Bruins’ 6-5 semifinal win over California in the MPSF Tournament (Nov. 26).
2010 Played in nine games, making two starts … scored two goals on seven attempts … also totaled four blocks, four steals and two assists … scored his first collegiate goal in a non-conference victory against Chapman (Oct. 17) … also had one goal in a non-conference win over Air Force (Nov. 8).
Team USA Played in all eight games (68 minutes) for Team USA at the 2013 World University Games in Kazan, Russia (July 6-17) … he didn’t score, going 0-for-6 on his shots … registered three steals and an assist as the United States captured fifth place at the World University Games.
High School Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner under head coach Jim Brumm at Foothill High School … was a three-time first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I selection (2006-08 … served as team captain his senior season, scoring a team-high 98 goals and collecting 69 steals … captured first-team All-Southern California and California All-America accolades as a senior … helped lead Foothill to the 2008 CIF Southern Section championship … named a first-team All-County boys’ water polo selection in 2008 by the Orange County Register … secured first-team All-Sea View League honors as a junior (2007) and senior (2008) … earned third-team California-Hawaii All-America honors as a junior and fifth-team accolades as a sophomore (2006).
Personal Full name: Paul Sanborn Pickell … born June 15, 1990 in Long Beach, Calif. … Paul is the third of Stephen and Shelley Pickell’s four sons … has three brothers – Blake, Nick and Cooper … majoring in sociology.