Derek Shoemaker
Derek Shoemaker
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hollywood, Fla.
High School: Dos Pueblos HS
Position: Attacker


2013: Played in all 28 games for the second year in a row... Scored 40 goals which ranked third on the team...Also had 16 assists on the year. Totaled 17 steals, earned 18 field blocks, and 32 player ejections. Scored six goals in the 17-7 victory against Pomona- Pitzer

2012: Played in all 28 games for the Gauchos...Scored 25 goals, which was fourth on the team...Led the team with 23 steals...Tallied 22 ejections earned and 14 assists...Scored multiple goals on eight occasions...Had a season-high four goals against UCLA (Sept. 30).

2011: Played in 26 games for the Gauchos…Posted 22 goals…Drew 17 ejections and penalties…Tallied 10 steals, which was tied for third on the team…Led the team with 11 field blocks…Had 12 assists…Had a season-best four-game scoring streak on two separate occasions running from Sept. 18 through Oct. 1 and Oct. 30 through Nov. 12…Scored multiple goals on six different occasions.

Attended Dos Pueblos High School…Was coached by Chris Parrish…Earned All-American Second Team, All-CIF First Team and All-Channel League First Team honors…Also competed in swimming. 

Played for Santa Barbara Water Polo Club.

Derek Shoemaker was born on March 10, 1993…Parents are James and Linda Shoemaker…Has an older brother, Brian, who also plays on the UCSB men’s water polo team…Has yet to declare a major at UCSB…Enjoys spending time at the beach, listening to music and SCUBA diving…Names his parents and Dwayne Wade as his heroes.