20 Brian Chong
20 Brian Chong
Birth Date: 07/11/1989
Height: 6-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mercer Island, Wash.
High School: Mercer Island HS
Position: DR
UC Santa Barbara
Played in four contests in his first year in the blue and gold...Tallied two assists and one steal. 2007
Redshirted. High School
Helped Mercer Island High School to four state titles under the tutelage of Tim Reed...Was a three-time all-state player and the Washington State Offensive MVP as a senior...Named as his team's Most Valuable Player. National/Club
Helped the Washington Water Polo Club 16&under team to a second place finish at the 2004 National Junior Olympics and a 14th place in 2005... The second place finish is his most memorable athletic achievement...His team took two top-three finishes at the San Diego Open in 2005 and 2006 for which he earned back-to-back First Team All-Tournament honors. Personal
Brian Chong was born on July 11, 1989 in Tokyo, Japan...Parents are Taek and Joana...Has two brothers, Jason and Eugene...Nicknamed "Bchong"...Is majoring in business economics with a minor in sports management at UCSB...Has chosen Santa Barbara because it offers him the opportunity to grow as a student and a player and to play under one of the best drivers in USA water polo history...Michael Jordan and LeBron James are two of his heroes.