9 - Evan Dellinger
Evan Dellinger
Birth Date: 08/15/1990
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis HS
Position: DR

UC SANTA BARBARA
2009: Played in 20 games as a freshman...Posted six goals during the season...Had a four-game scoring streak between Sept. 5 and Sept. 9 in which he scored five of his six goals...First two career goals came in an 18-2 win over Cal Lutheran (Sept. 5) at the Triton Invite...Scored in a narrow 8-7 win over Pepperdine (Sept. 6)...One of just three Gauchos to score in a loss to USC (Sept. 6)...Posted the game-winning goal in the Oct. 4 overtime victory against Concordia...Dished out three assists...Also tallied seven steals, two earned ejections and two field blocks.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Saint Francis High School where he played under head coach Terry O'Donnell...In 2008, he was named a Sixth Team All-California All-American after leading his team with 81 goals...Was a two-time First Team All-Western Catholic Athletic League selection and All-San Jose Mercury News honoree...He twice earned All-Central Coast Section accolades, collecting first team honors as a junior and second team honors as senior...Helped lead his team to the Central Coast Section Championship as a senior...The Lancers were CCS semifinalists in 2006 and finalists in 2007...Also earned Second Team All-NorCal distinction.

CLUB
Played with Stanford Water Polo Club...Placed third at both the 2007 and 2008 National Junior Olympics...Took fifth-place at the 2006 Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL
Evan Dellinger was born on Aug. 15, 1990 in Boulder, Colo....Parents are Eric and Greta Dellinger...Has three younger siblings: Alex, Riley, Andie and Perry...Interests outside the pool include dunk hoops, music and Mexican food...Names "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" as his favorite movie and "It's Not About the Bike" by Lance Armstrong as his favorite book...His favorite musician is rapper Andre Nickatina.