17 - Tom Cole
Tom Cole
Birth Date: 09/12/1990
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis HS
Position: DR

UC SANTA BARBARA
2009: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at Saint Francis High School under head coach Terry O'Donnell...Earned High School All-American accolades as a senior...Was also a First Team All-Central Coast Section and First Team All-Western Catholic Athletic League pick during his final season with the Lancers...Was named the MVP of the CCS Senior All-Star Game...During his senior year, he tallied 59 goals, 40 assists and 88 steals...In 2008, Saint Francis won the WCAL and CCS Championships, which he names as his most memorable athletic achievement...The Lancers also reached the CCS finals while he was a junior...Also competed in swimming...Graduated with honors and was a four-year Scholar-Athlete Award winner.

CLUB
Played for Stanford Water Polo Club...Took third-place at the 2004, 2007 and 2008 National Junior Olympics...Earned Junior Olympic Academic All-American honors in 2008.

PERSONAL
Thomas William Cole was born on Sept. 12, 1990 in Greenbrae, Calif....Parents are Mike and Anna Cole...Has a twin brother, Ryan, and a younger brother, Kevin...Is majoring in mechanical engineering at UCSB...Interests outside of water polo include surfing, wakeboarding, skiing and traveling...Favorite movie is "Transformers".