5 - Marcus Akerland
Marcus Akerland
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine
Position: DR

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10: Scored two goals and tallied 10 assists in 20 matches played ... both goals came in win over Harvard (9/13) ... also had six steals, two field blocks, and two 5-meter shots drawn.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09: Played in 15 of 30 matches in 2008 ... recorded four goals on 12 attempts ... tallied three assists and four steals ... drew one ejection along with one drawn 5-meter penalty ... scored his first collegiate goal against George Washington (Sept. 14).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif. ... coached by Larry Rogers and Sam Bliss ... member of 2006 CCS champion Water Polo team ... named to the CCS All-Star team in 2007... member of 2007 and 2008 CCS champion Swimming teams ... involved in the Oakland A's fan club and Student Environmental Activist Society.

PERSONAL: Parents are Don and Fran Akerland ... has a younger sister Blair ... enjoys watching A's games, snowboarding, boating, and going to the movies ... major is business.