Andy Santala
    Andy Santala


    Aliso Viejo, Calif.

    High School:
    Aliso Niguel

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 170


    2012: Played in 11 games ... recorded four assists on the season.

    High School: Earned four varsity letters for water polo ... two-time first-team all-division and all-league selection ... two-time team offensive MVP ... registered 97 goals, 36 assists and 41 steals as a senior ... tallied 108 goals, 32 assists and 65 steals as a junior ... named to the California-Hawaii All-America team in 2010 ... played for the SoCal Water Polo Club and SOPAC ODP team ... also lettered two years in swimming.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 35 ... son of Rich and Patty Santala ... brother, Nick, played water polo at Cal ... also has 10 cousins who have played or are still playing college water polo at Cal, USC and UC Santa Barbara ... plans to major in biology ...hobbies include surfing and guitar ... favorite quote: "Plan your work and work your plan."

    Inside Men's Water Polo