11 - Geng Wang
Geng Wang
Born: 04/18/1990
Height: 6-0
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Palo Alto HS
Position: DR

UC SANTA BARBARA
2009: Played in eight games during his first season on the active roster...Scored three goals for the Gauchos...First career goal came in win over Whittier (Oct. 4)...Scored in back-to-back games against Cal and Fresno Pacific (Nov. 7)...Also tallied two assists and drew an ejection...Earned Dean's List honors. 2008: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at Palo Alto High School under head coach Reid Particelli...Captained both the water polo and swim teams during his senior year...Was a two-time First Team All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League selection...Earned All-Central Coast Section Honorable Mention honors following his senior campaign...Earned the Mallory-Harkness Award for sportsmanship during both his junior and senior seasons...Helped lead the Vikings to the 2007 SCVAL crown and a second place finish in the CCS...Palo Alto placed second in SCVAL in 2006...Earned All-American honors as a member of the Viking swim team...Earned academic awards for mathematics, statistics, and art.

CLUB
Played for Stanford Water Polo Club...Helped the team to a third place finish at the 2008 National Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL
Geng Wang was born on April 18, 1990 in Beijing, China...Son of Guan Wang and Youping Li...Has chosen to major in business economics at UCSB and has aspirations of starting his own company...When not playing water polo, he enjoys surfing, playing beach volleyball, and snowboarding...Names "Gladiator" as his favorite film while The Rolling Stones are his favorite band...Names Ari Gold as his personal hero.