1 Nikhil Balaraman
1 Nikhil Balaraman
Year: Junior
Hometown: Encinitas, Calif.
High School: The Bishop's School
Position: Goalkeeper
House Affiliation: Kirkland

2008 (Junior):
CWPA Scholar-Athlete Team ... Made six saves in three quarters in Harvard's 17-8 victory over Washington & Jefferson at Cambridge Invitational ... Had 10 saves against Iona during ECAC Championships (Sept. 20) ... Stopped six shots at No. 6 Loyola Marymount (Oct. 5) ... Made two saves in win at Connecticut College (Oct. 23) ... Had 10 saves against Connecticut College at Northern Division Championships (Nov. 8).

2007 (Sophomore):
Did not see any game action.

2006 (Freshman):

Named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches 2006 Men's All-American Academic Team ... Had 52 saves in his first season ... Got his first start against Iona in the ECAC Championship and had three saves with one steal ... Had a season-high 12 saves against Fordham and had 10 in a game against Redlands.

High School:
Two-year starter in goalie at The Bishop's School ... Captain of team as a senior ... Two-time All-Western League ... Two-time All-CIF ... Honorable Mention California-Hawaii All-America pick as a senior ... Member of four straight CIF championship teams ... Three-time San Diego County champions ... National Merit finalist ... Two-time AP Scholar with Distinction ... Two-time San Diego Union Tribune Scholar-Athlete ... 2005 San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic First Team selection ... Enjoys singing.