Nick Konishi
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    Nick Konishi

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Santa Ana, Calif.

    High School:
    Foothill

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 155

    Position:
    Driver

    2010: Earned a JV letter.

    2009: Did not compete.

    2008: Earned a JV letter.

    High School: Earned three varsity letters in water polo ... team finished in Division I CIF quarterfinals and took first place in the Sea View League in senior season ... recorded 15 goals, 30 assists and 22 steals in 2007 ... team co-captain as a senior ... winner of Pride, Hustle and Desire Award in 2006 and 2007 ... recipient of Coaches Award in 2005 ... also earned four letters in swimming ... owns top times of 23.4 in the 50 freestyle, 50.4 in the 100 freestyle, 56.5 in the 100 backstroke and 2:02 in the 200 IM ... recipient of the Workhorse Award in swimming in 2007 ... swimming team co-captain in 2008 ... silver medalist at the 12-under Junior Olympics in 2002 ... gold medalist at the 14-under Junior Olympics in 2004 ... member of National Youth Zone Team (SoPac) ... named to Honor Roll 2004-2008 ... recipient of Knight Award for Chemistry in 2006 ... member of the Key Club.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 31 ... son of Robert and Jeanine Konishi ... majoring in economics ... after graduation, would like to become a pilot or join the acquisitions field ... hobbies include being outdoors, reading and working out ... heroes are Captain America and Mark Spitz ... favorite quotes: "Quit? You know, once I was thinking about quitting when I was diagnosed with brain, lung and testicular cancer, all at the same time. But with the love and support of my friends and family, I got back on the bike and I won the Tour de France five times in a row. But I'm sure you have a good reason to quit." -Lance Armstrong.

    Inside Men's Water Polo