7 - Ryen Flint
Ryen Flint
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Carlsbad, Calif.
High School: Carlsbad HS
Position: DR

UC SANTA BARBARA
2009:
 Played in 21 contests for the Gauchos...Posted six goals on the season...Scored a pair of goals in the season-opening win over UC San Diego (Sept. 5) at the Triton Invite...Tallied one of the Gauchos' three goals in a loss to USC on Oct. 10...Handed out four assists...Also had four steals, four drawn ejections and three field blocks.

2008: Played in four contests during his freshman campaign...Tallied one goal against Iona College (Oct. 7).

2007: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at Carlsbad High School under head coach J.B. Feaster...Helped the Lancers to four consecutive CIF Division I Championships and four Avocado League titles....Named First Team All-Avocado League after helping his team to a perfect 10-0 league record and first place finish...Was also named Second Team All-CIF...Led his team in assists and steals and was second for goals...His most memorable athletic achievement was winning the CIF championship game by way of a 15-4 score his senior season...Was an Honors Athlete for four consecutive years...Also competed in swimming.

NATIONAL/CLUB
Played club with both Carlsbad Water Polo Club and San Diego Shores...Was named to the U.S. National Development team at age 13 and has since participated in the National Age Group Championships every year...Has trained and competed in Serbia, Montenegro and Spain.

PERSONAL
Ryen Lange Flint was born on Jan. 7, 1989 in Phoenix, Ariz....Son of George Flint...Has a younger brother, Michael Martinez...Is a global and international studies major with a minor in Spanish at UCSB...Enjoys surfing, traveling, ocean diving and fishing when not playing water polo...Names surf film "Blue Horizon" as his favorite movie and lists Groundation, a reggae band hailing from Sonoma, Calif., as his favorite musicians...Likes reading books by John Grisham...Garth D. Bergeson is his personal hero.

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