Cory Laidig
Cory  Laidig


West Hills, Calif.

High School:
Agoura HS '14

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160




Leyson repeats conference coaching honor

Child & Meisel Families Director of Men's Water Polo named WWPA Men's Coach of the Year


Late Aggie comeback thwarted in NCAA quarterfinal loss

UC Davis rallied back from five-goal deficit with 4:56 remaining


UC Davis opens NCAA play on Thursday

Aggies face No. 5 Pacific in quarterfinal round


No. 8t UC Davis defends WWPA title with 9-6 win

Aggies earn second consecutive trip to NCAA postseason


Laidig captures first WWPA Player of the Week award

2017 WWPA Player of the Year and first-team honoree also snares weekly award


2017 NCAA Opening Round

Photos from Nov. 30 NCAA quarterfinal vs. Pacific. USC Uytengsu Aqautics Center. Photos by Mark Honbo.

CAREER WATCH: Enters 2017 season ranked 5th in career steals with 106... Needs 7 to pass Colin Hicks (2009-12) for 4th, 17 to move ahead of Kevin Peat (2008-11) for 3rd... Set school record for career field blocks in 2016, finishing with 34... Steals and blocks stats began at UC Davis in 2004.

2016: ALL-WWPA HONORABLE MENTION... Set career highs in nearly every major category, including goals (35), assists (28), steals (44), shooting percentage (.648) and drawn exclusions (21)... Became just third Aggie in modern history to shoot better than .600 for a season, trailing only Luke Collins (.673 in 2011)... Tallied 8 assists and 6 steals in the six conference games... Posted two hat tricks: 4 goals vs. George Washington at Rodeo (10/23), 3 vs. Harvard in NCAA play-in game (12/1)... Recorded 5 steals in WWPA semifinal vs. Cal Baptist, (11/19) then followed with 3 each vs. UC San Diego (11/20) and Harvard (12/1).

2015: Played in all 26 games for 536 minutes... Only 2016 returnee to average more than 20 minutes per game... Netted 19 goals with 16 assists... Ranked 2nd among field players (behind Sasa Antunovic) with 30 steals... Blocked 9 shots and drew 10 exclusions... Had 5 goals, 6 assists and team-high 10 steals in conference play... Posted lone hat trick of the year with 2 steals and an assist in conference win at LMU (11/7)... Earned All-Academic honors from AWPCA (Excellent) and WWPA.

2014: WWPA NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR... WWPA ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM... Played 706.0 minutes in 32 games... Scored 26 goals with 20 assists... All but three of those goals came in second half of season... Defensively, notched 32 steals with team-high 15 field blocks... Avearged 30.1 minutes in conference play... Performed three hat tricks, all 4-goal games vs. Whittier (10/11), Cal Baptist (10/25) and Fresno Pacific (11/14)... ACWPC All-Academic.

AGOURA HS '14: Member of four Southern Section champion teams... Two-time NISCA All-American... Four-time All-Marmonte League and All-Southern Section pick... Voted Southern Section Division II Player of the Year as a senior... Member of three CIF-SS champion teams... Played club ball for Los Angeles WPC.

PERSONAL: Born in Tarzana, Calif.... Psychology major... Parents are Craig & Kathy Laidig.