20 Liam Gaughan
20 Liam Gaughan
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei HS
Position: 2MD

Attended Mater Dei High School where he played for coach Christopher Segesman…Averaged four blocks per game for the Monarchs…Helped lead Mater Dei to the 2010 CIF Division I title…Earned All-American, All-CIF First Team and All-Trinity League First Team accolades as a senior…Won the 2009 CIF Division II Championship and garnered All-Trinity League First Team and All-CIF First Team honors…Won first CIF Division II title in 2008 while also receiving All-Trinity League accolades…Mater Dei finished second in CIF in 2007…Also competed in golf.

Played for both Socal and Regency…Won gold medals as a 12 and under and as a 14 and under with Socal at the National Junior Olympics…Played with Regency as an 18 and under and took silver at Junior Olympics.

Liam O’Neill Gaughan was born in Newport Beach, Calif. on Feb. 24, 1993…Parents are Mark and Ellen Gaughan…Has an older sister, Molly…Has yet to declare a major at UCSB…Enjoys skiing…Favorite movies are “A Knight’s Tale” and “The Notebook” (it gets to him every time)…Scoring a last second goal to lead Mater Dei to its first CIF Division I title is his most memorable athletic achievement…Names current coach Wolf Wigo as his personal hero.