Alex Churnside
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    Alex Churnside

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Orange, Calif.

    High School:
    Villa Park

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 205

    Position:
    Utility

    2008 Season Highlights: Honorable mention All-WWPA selection ... finished season with a team-best 77 points (44 goals, 33 assists) ... third-leading goal scorer on the team and second-leading assist scorer ... also recorded 78 steals and 76 drawn ejections, leading the team in both categories.

    2007 Season Highlights: Second-team All-WWPA Tournament selection ... helped Falcons to third-place finish in WWPA with game-winner in overtime against second-seed Santa Clara ... finished season with 69 points (41 goals, 28 assists), ranking second on the team ... also notched 41 steals, 33 drawn ejections and eight prevent scores.

    2006 Season Highlights: Named co-rookie of the year ... finished the season with 23 goals and 21 assists ... scored 10 goals in first weekend of collegiate action ... notched 54 drawn ejections, 15 steals and 12 prevent scores on the year.

    High School: Played water polo for five years ... team captain as a senior ... two-time All-American and All-CIF selection ... three-time all-league selection ... played for CIF quarter-finalist, semi-finalist and runner-up teams at Villa Park ... member of USAWP's 2005 national youth team ... winner of Most Improved Award in 2003, Hardest Worker Award in 2004 and D. Haskins Award in 2005 ... named to principal's honor roll ... member of National Honor Society.

    Personal: Son of Joe and Rebecca Churnside ... holds a best time of 49.94 in the 100 freestyle ... hero is Harold Sullivan ... hobbies include basketball, video games and watching "The O.C." ... favorite quote: "If you're a bird, I am a bird." -Noah from The Notebook.

    Inside Men's Water Polo