|Hometown:||Manhattan Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Mira Costa HS|
UC SANTA BARABRA
2012 ACADEMIC ALL-MPSF
2012: Played in 27 games for the Gauchos...Scored 17 goals and drew nine ejections...Tallied eight assists, three steals, and two field blocks...Scored multiple goals on three occasions...Had a season-high four goals against Whittier (Sept. 9).
2011 ACWPC ALL-ACADEMIC
2011: Played in all 28 games for the Gauchos…Scored six goals and drew six ejections and penalties…Tallied five steals, had five field blocks and had six assists…Had two season-best two-game scoring streaks on Sept. 18 and from Nov. 6 through Nov. 12…Had a season-high five goals in a win against Chapman (Sept. 11).
Played at Mira Costa High School…Was coached by Jon Reichardt and Dave Halushka…Was a two-time All-CIF Southern Section First Team honoree…Earned All-CIF Southern Section Third Team honors as a sophomore…Twice named to the California-Hawaii Boys All-American team…Was a All-Bay League selection in 2009 and was named the league’s Most Valuable Player in 2010…Scored over 100 goals for the Mustangs as a senior…In 2010, he helped Mira Costa to the Bay League title and the CIF Semifinals…Played in the CIF Finals in 2009…Also competed in volleyball…Was a National Honor Society member and a four-year Scholar Athlete.
Competed with Los Angeles Water Polo Club…Earned First Team Spares honors at the 2010 National Junior Olympics where he helped his team to a second-place finish…Took third at the 2011 National Junior Olympics.
Jake Alexander Miller was born on Dec. 7, 1992 in Torrance, Calif.…Parents are Doug and Christy Miller…Has an older brother, Bryce, who is also on the UCSB men’s water polo team…Has yet to declare a major at UCSB…Enjoys surfing, wakeboarding, skiing, snowboarding and playing beach volleyball…“Inception” is his favorite movie while “The Da Vinci Code” is his favorite read…Enjoys music by Eminem.