Laidig becomes fifth Aggie (and third straight) to earn WWPA Player of the Year
HANFORD HS ’17: Four-year letterwinner, competing in water polo, swimming and basketball... Three-time All-West Yosemite League performer, including WYL Most Valuable Player as a senior... Posted saves totals of 320, 342 and school-record 403 from sophomore through senior years, respectively... Added two Fresno Bee All-Valley selections plus a Defensive Player of the Year nod in 2016... Helped propel Huskies to 25-5 record and both WYL and Central Section championships... Also an all-league and all-section performer in 200 and 400 free relays, contributing to school records in each event... Played club ball for CCAL and Royal 559, earning USAWP All-Academic and participating in ODP program for four years... Ranked fifth in class with 4.2 grade-point average... National Honor Society and CSF lifetime member.
PERSONAL: Born in Hanford, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are Tom & Katy Addington... Has one younger brother, Luke (13)... Career highlight was posting 23 saves in CIF-CS championship game as a senior... Among his bucket list items is to attend an English Premier League match.