ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
8 - Evan Zepfel
Evan Zepfel
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Position: Attacker
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Currier

2010 (Junior):
Had 16 goals, eight assists and 16 steals for the year ... Earned ACWPC and CWPA "Excellent" Scholar Athlete honors ... Posted two goals, one assist and one steal versus Cal Baptist, then grabbed two steals at Princeton in the Princeton Invitational Sept. 11 ... Tallied two scores against Washington & Jefferson in the ECAC Championship Sept. 19 ... Found the back of the net twice versus MIT Oct. 2 ... Collected three takeaways and scored once versus Caltech in the Claremont Convergence Tournament Oct. 9 ... Put in one goal and handed out an assist at UC Santa Barbara Oct. 10 ... Scored a season-high three goals versus Queens (N.Y.) Oct. 16 ... Grabbed two steals and had one helper versus Brown in the Ivy Championship Oct. 31 ... Notched one score and had two takeaways versus Fordham in the CWPA Northern Division Championship Nov. 6.

2009 (Sophmore):
Netted a goal against Claremont at MIT Invitational (Sept. 5) ... Scored in win over George Washington at Princeton Invitational (Sept. 12) ... Tallied a goal in victory against MIT (Sept. 16) ... Had a goal in win over Connecticut College at ECAC Championships (Sept. 20) ... Scored a goal in victory at Queens (Sept. 26) ... Netted a goal and had an assist against Pomona-Pitzer at Claremont Convergence (Oct. 2) ... Drew three kickouts in win over Connecticut College (Oct. 8) ... Scored a goal against Iona (Oct. 11) ... Notched a goal against St. Francis (N.Y.) (Oct. 18) ... Tallied a goal in win over Connecticut College at Northern Division Championships (Nov. 7).

2008 (Freshman):
Scored first career goal in win at MIT (Sept. 18).

High School:
Earned two varsity letters in water polo and three in swimming at Corona del Mar High ... Water polo team captain in 2007 ... Selected All-Pacific Coast League first team ... All-California Interscholastic Federation Division I honorable mention ... Orange County Jewish Sports Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2008 ... Named USA Water Polo Academic All-American, Outstanding Achiever in 2007 and 2008 ... Team won four Pacific Coast League titles ... Participated in Pan Pacific Water Polo Tournament ... California Sscholarship Federation, Gold Seal Bearer ... Valedictorian ... National Merit Finalist ... National AP Scholar with distinction ... City of Newport Beach seasonal lifefguard and Southern California Aquatics Federation Water Polo Association certifed water polo referee.

Personal:
Cousin, Ted, was an All-America water polo player at University of Southern California, helping the Trojans win two national titles in 2003 and 2005 and member of the U.S. Men's Water Polo team, 2003 World University Games.