NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Christopher Meinhold
Player Profile:
Christopher Meinhold 1263995
Position: Attacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Clemente, Calif.
High School: JSerra Catholic HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Played in 11 matches … scored six goals on 10 attempts, converting at a 60.0 percent rate … had a season- and career-high two goals in the season-opening win over Pomona-Pitzer (Sept. 7) … registered eight assists, five steals and two field blocks while winning three sprints.

Played in 22 matches, making one start … scored six goals on 16 attempts, converting at a 37.5 percent rate … earned “superior” honors on the ACWPC All-Academic Team … captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades … had a season-high one goal in victories over Pomona-Pitzer (Sept. 1), Chapman (Sept. 2), Fordham (Sept 8), Santa Clara (Sept. 29), UC Davis (Oct. 7) and Concordia (Nov. 3) … registered 10 assists, 10 steals and six field blocks while winning three sprints.

Played in six matches, making one start … scored three goals on four attempts … also registered five steals, five field blocks and three assists … scored his first collegiate goal in a win over La Verne (Sept. 3) … also had one goal against Whittier and Pomona-Pitzer (Oct. 22).

Redshirted the season.

High School
Three-year varsity water polo letterwinner at JSerra under head coach Peter Asic … also was a three-year varsity swimming letterwinner … named a second-team All-CIF Southern Section Division II selection as a senior (2009) and a first-team All-CIF honoree as a junior (2008) … secured second-team All-Trinity League accolades as a junior and sophomore (2007) … was a third-team All-Southern California selection as a junior … started for the inaugural JSerra boys’ water polo team in 2007 and helped bring the program to the CIF Southern Section Division II finals by 2009.

Competed for SoCal Water Polo Club and Orange County Water Polo Club … also played for SSV Esslingen (Germany) … with SoCal Water Polo Club, helped lead the team to the championship at the Speedo Cup and a first-place finish at the Junior Olympics … with SSV Esslingen, led the club team to a second-place finish in the German Turbo Cup Final … competed for A-Jugend (19-and-under) at the Southern German Championships.

Full name: Christopher Loren Meinhold … born Feb. 6, 1992 in Glendale, Calif. … Christopher is the older of Frank and Gail Meinhold’s two sons … has one younger brother, Conrad … his cousin, Oliver Korn, helped lead Germany’s field hockey team to the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing … majoring in communication studies with a minor in German.

Christopher Meinhold's Career Statistics
2011 6/1 3 4 .750 3 5 5 0
2012 22/1 6 16 .375 10 10 6 1
2013 11/0 6 10 .600 8 5 2 0
Totals 39/1 15 30 .500 21 20 13 1



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