Adam Bennett
Adam  Bennett


Merced, Calif.

High School:
Merced HS '04

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220



UC DAVIS WATER POLO: Played four years for the Aggies men's water polo team... Earned back-to-back second-team All-WWPA honors as a junior and senior... Led the team in 2008 with 54 goals and was second with 21 assists... Was second on the team as a junior with 36 goals and 22 assists.

MERCED HS '04: Selected to All-Sac-Joaquin Section first team and Cal-Hawaii All-America seventh team as a senior utility player... Also named MVP of Central California Conference that year... Led team in assists, steals and goals... Team went perfect 16-0 and won league title in 2004... Garnered All-CCC honors in two previous seasons, including first-team distinction as a junior... Also played baseball, helping Bears capture conference banner in 2003... Won Academic All-CCC all four years, then added CIF-SJS All-Scholastic accolades as a senior... Played for Merced WPC from 2000-04.

PERSONAL: Born in Merced, Calif.... Communication major... Career highlight was being named league MVP as a high school senior... Would like to see water polo become a professional sport in the U.S.... Favorite piece of advice: "A good pass to a bad player is still a bad pass."