Mark Knudtsen
Mark Knudtsen
Birth Date: 12/12/1986
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine Prep
Position: DR
UC Santa Barbara

Redshirted. 2007

Played in 27 of the Gauchos' contests...Tallied eight goals and nine assists during his junior season...Had a team-leading two goals in the Gauchos' loss to No. 2 Cal (Sept. 15)...Also recorded a goal in the historic win over Stanford (Oct. 27)...Notched nine field blocks during the season in addition to four steals and five earned penalties or ejections...Earned his second straight Academic All-MPSF honor in addition to picking up ACWPC All-Academic accolades. 2006
Played in all of UCSB's 35 games during his sophomore campaign...Notched 16 goals on the season...Had at least one goal in seven consecutive games (Sept. 9-17) capped off with two goals scored in a 13-6 win over Pepperdine...Tallied 19 assists during the season...Had a three assist, three steal showing versus Pomona-Pitzer at the Inland Empire Classic (Sept. 10)...Posted eight steals, 10 earned penalties or ejections and nine field blocks...Earned All-Academic accolades from the MPSF. 2005
Accumulated 14 goals and posted four multi-goal games as a true freshman... Had a season-high four goals in 17-10 win over La Verne at the Inland Empire Classic (Sept. 11). High School
Played utility for Larry Rogers at Bellarmine Prep...Selected First Team All-WCAL League, First Team All-CIF-CCS, Second Team All-NorCal and Sixth Team All-American...Helped Bellarmine win three consecutive WCAL championships... Also competed in swimming. Club
Played club for De Anza. Personal
Mark Patrick Knudtsen was born in Los Altos, Calif. on Dec. 12, 1986 to Richard and Rita Knudtsen...Is a business economics major at UCSB... Has a sister Meg, who played water polo at Michigan, and a brother, Mike..