Bruins to open two-day national championship tournament against UC San Diego
Played in 29 games, making 25 starts at the two-meter position...scored 31 goals on 55 attempts, converting at a 56 percent rate...earned honorable mention ACWPC All-America acclaim...tallied 50 earned exclusions, the second-highest total on the team...recorded nine steals, three assists and two field blocks...scored at least one goal in 19 of the team's 29 matches...registered a season-high four goals in a season-opening win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 3)...had three goals in two matches - against Air Force (Sept. 17) and UC Irvine (Oct. 9)...tallied eight multiple-goal games...scored one goal in each of the team's final four matches, all in postseason play.
Played in 25 games, making two starts...scored 14 goals on 24 attempts, converting at a 58 percent rate...recorded 23 earned exclusions, the second-highest total on the team...also tallied two blocks and two steals...scored in 11 matches, including three two-goal games...scored one goal in four consecutive matches (Nov. 8-26)...had two goals in a win over Chapman (Oct. 17)...also had two goals in a first-round SoCal Tournament victory against Princeton (Oct. 2) and versus Air Force (Sept. 18) at the NorCal Tournament.
Played in 30 games, making 27 starts...scored 15 goals on 32 attempts, converting at a 47 percent clip...tallied a team-leading 44 earned exclusions...also registered nine blocks and six steals...scored in 11 matches, including three multiple-goal games...scored a career-high three goals at UC Irvine (Oct. 24) in an 8-7 MPSF victory...recorded two goals against Long Beach State (Oct. 10) and at Pacific (Oct. 25)...scored one goal in UCLA's title-clinching 10-7 victory over California (Nov. 29) at the MPSF Tournament.
Played in 20 games...scored four goals on 16 attempts, scoring at a 25 percent rate... collected six steals, two assists and three earned exclusions...notched his first collegiate goal in UCLA's MPSF opener against Long Beach State (Oct. 4)...also scored one goal against Bucknell (Oct. 11) in the NorCal Tournament and totaled a season-high two goals against Concordia (Nov. 8).
Four-year water polo and swimming letterwinner at Bonita High School under head coach John Ashby...finished his high school career with three CIF Southern Section Division VI championships (2003-2005) and four Miramonte League titles (2003-2006)...three-time All-CIF honoree, earning first-team honors as a sophomore and senior...named the 2005 CIF Southern Section Division VI Most Valuable...scored 370 goals in four seasons, the highest total in school history...totaled a school-record 114 goals as a senior...earned 2006 fifth-team California-Hawaii All-America accolades...as a junior (2005), led the Bonita Bearcats to their 14th consecutive Miramont League title, posting a record of 20-13; Bonita defeated Rowland Heights, 17-14, to win the CIF Division VI title - the fifth-consecutive division championship for Bonita, and the first boys' water polo team in CIF history to win five-consecutive CIF titles since 1952...as a swimmer, won the CIF Division IV Championship (individual) in the 50-meter freestyle.
Competed for the SoCal Water Polo Club, earning first-team All-America honor at the Junior Olympics in 2005-06 and 2006-07...has also played with the United States Youth National Team and Development Team...has played in Canada, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia and Mexico City.
Full name: Brett Michael Hays...born February 25, 1989 in Fontana, Calif...Brett is one of Jack and Kelly Hays' four children...has one brother (Jack, Jr.) and two older sisters (Amber and Ashley)...father (Jack, Sr.) played football at Fresno State...history major.