9 - Brett Zylstra
Brett Zylstra
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: San Marcos HS
Position: UT

2009, 2010 ACWPC All-Academic

2010 WWPA All-Academic

AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Made 17 starts, playing in 32 games overall … scored 15 goals and recorded 22 assists and 23 steals … was second on the team with 10 field blocks … scored his first goal of the season against St. Francis … collected one goal at UOP … recorded one goal at St. Francis … scored one goal against Occidental …scored two goals against No. 3 Cal … connected for two goals against Pomona-Pitzer … scored twice in the team’s upset win at No. 10 UC Davis … notched two goals vs. Cal Baptist … connected for one goal on Senior Day vs. No. 7 UOP … added one goal at No. 11 UC San Diego … scored one goal in the consolation game of the WWPA Championships against LMU to end his Bronco career.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: A key contributor for the Broncos off the bench...played in all 34 games...registered 23 goals, 22 assists, 27 steals, and 11 drawn ejections... scored one goal while assisting two against George Washington (9/11)… had three steals and two earned ejections in a win over John Hopkins (9/12)… scored a hat-trick while adding a steal and drawing a five meter against Chapman (10/1)… scored three goals and added a steal in a win over St. Francis (10/2)… scored two goals, while adding an assist, steal and field block in a win over Pepperdine (10/3)… scored one goal, while adding two assists and two steals in a win against Whittier (10/8)… scored two goals while adding a steal and an earned ejection in a win over Claremont McKenna (10/8)… assisted on two goals while adding two steals and three field blocks against Pomona (10/9)… scored two goals while adding two assists and two steals in a win over Occidental (10/9).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009: Played in 18 matches and scored six goals on 11 attempts ... also had five assists ... picked up seven field blocks and drew nine ejections ... scored a goal at No. 2 California (10/18).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008: Played in 15 of the Broncos' 30 matches ... scored five goals on 10 attempts ... added five assists and five steals ... recorded one field block and one drawn ejection ... scored his first collegiate goal against Iona (Sept. 12).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... coached by Jeff Ashton ... led team to first round of CIF tournament ... three-time water polo MVP at San Marcos ... two-time first team all-league ... also played basketball and swam... volunteered at the Ocean Hill Covenant Church and Habitat for Humanity.

PERSONAL: Parents are Doug and Patty Zylstra ... enjoys water polo, basketball and hanging out with friends ... has two younger sisters and a younger brother ... major is business.