5 - Teddy Zhang
Teddy Zhang
Born: 03/30/1991
Height: 6-3
Weight: 250
Year: Junior
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: Skyline HS
Position: Two-Meters

UC SANTA BARBARA
2011: Played in all 28 games for the Gauchos…Posted 20 goals…Drew 29 ejections and penalties, which was third on the team…Had two field blocks and one assist…Had a season-best four-game scoring streak on two separate occasions running from Sept. 11 through Sept. 18 and Oct. 22 through Nov. 5…Had a season-high three goals in a win against Chapman (Sept. 11)…Scored multiple goals on four separate occasions.

2010: Redshirted the 2010 season due to an injury.

2009: Played in 20 games as a true freshman...Was eighth on the team and second among freshmen with 10 goals...Six of his goals came in a 17-7 victory over Fresno-Pacific (Nov. 7)...First career goal was against Cal Lutheran (Sept. 5)...Scored in an 11-8 MPSF win over UC Irvine (Nov. 14)...Earned 14 ejections while tallying two field blocks, one steal and one assist.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Skyline High School where he played for Pat Haye...Was a two-time All-State selection for the Eagles, earning first team honors as a junior and second team accolades as a senior...The Eagles placed second in Utah's 5A Division all four seasons of his prep career.

CLUB
Played for Foothill Water Polo Club under coach Alex Rodriguez...Says playing with Foothill at the 2009 National Junior Olympics was his most memorable athletic achievement...Also played for Kearns Water Polo Club with coach Brad Peercy.

PERSONAL
Ted Zhang was born on March 30, 1991 in Salt Lake City, Utah...Parents are Jie Zhang and Huifang Guo...Has one older brother, Andrew...Is majoring in business economics at UCSB and aspires one day to run his own business...Enjoys playing basketball and bodysurfing...Names "Boondock Saints" as his favorite movie while "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair is his favorite book...Favorite musician is Prince...Says his parents are his personal heroes because they have given him the opportunity to do anything he wants to do.