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#9 Alex Bowen
Position: Utility
Height: 6'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Santana
Major: Engineering

USA Water Polo: Played with U.S. Junior National Team that took fifth at FINA World Junior Championship in Hungary in Aug. 2013 ... played for U.S. Senior National Team that took ninth at FINA World Championship in Spain in July 2013 ...  helped U.S. to fourth-place finish at FINA World Super League in Russia in June ... made U.S. Senior National Team debut at UANA World Aquatic Championship Qualification Tournament Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2013 ... scored five goals to help U.S. to silver medal and qualification for FINA World Championship ... has spent time with the U.S. Youth and Junior National Teams ... played with the Junior National Team at the Junior Pan-Am Games in 2010 and at the Junior World Championships in Volos, Greece in September 2011.

2013: Named to All-MPSF First Team ... second on the team with 71 goals ... had 14 hat tricks out of 20 multi-goal games ... scored four times in season opener at Brown (9/7) ... added four goals to wins over St. Francis Brooklyn (9/8) and UC Davis (9/21) ... scored three times in overtime loss to USC, then six times in third-place game win at California at NorCal Invitational (9/22) ... had consecutive hat tricks against Santa Clara (10/5) and UC Davis (10/12) ... netted five goals in win over UC Davis (10/20) ... had hat tricks in MPSF wins over Pepperdine (10/27) and Long Beach State (11/10) ... scored five times in 17-16 overtime win at USC (11/16) ... posted another five-goal game in MPSF Tournament semifinal win over UCLA (11/30) ... scored three times in NCAA semifinal loss to Pacific (12/7).

2012: Named to ACWPC All-America First Team and All-MPSF First Team ... scored 64 goals to finish second on the team ... posted 12 hat tricks to tie for the team lead ... scored 11 goals at both the NorCal Invitational (9/15-16) and SoCal Tournament (9/29-30) as Stanford finished third and fifth, respectively ... netted two goals in loss to USC (10/6) ... posted hat tricks in games at Pepperdine (10/14) and California (10/20) ... scored six times in win over Long Beach State (10/28) ... netted four goals in win at UC Davis (11/3) and three in win at Santa Clara (11/4) ... scored three times in home win over Pacific (11/16) ... posted six-goal game against Long Beach State in MPSF Quarterfinal (11/23) ... scored four times in semifinal loss to USC (11/24) and once in third-place game loss to UCLA (11/25).

2011: Named to ACWPC All-America First Team ... voted MPSF Newcomer of the Year as well as to All-MPSF First Team ... led team with 53 goals, had 11 hat tricks ... posted hat trick in collegiate debut against St. Francis (NY) en route to scoring eight goals at the NorCal Invitational (9/17-18) ... scored 11 goals, including six in the title game against California, as Stanford captured the SoCal Tournament title (10/1-2) ... scored twice in come-from-behind win over UCSB (10/9) ... posted hat trick in 7-6 loss at UCLA (10/15) ... scored another hat trick in win at Pacific (10/21) ... scored 11 goals, including three hat tricks, at Bronco Stampede (10/22-23) ... netted another hat trick in win over Long Beach State (11/5) ... scored four times against UC Davis (11/13).

High School: A 2011 graduate of Santana High School in Santee, Calif. ... played water polo and competed on the swim team all four years at Santana ... captained the water polo team as a junior and senior and the swim team as a junior ... helped lead Santana to Grossmont North League titles in 2007 and 2008, and to Grossmont Valley League titles in 2009 and 2010 ... holds the CIF San Diego Section career goals scored record with 547 ... named CIF San Diego Section Player of the Year as a senior ... earned section first-team nods in 2009 and 2010, selected to second team in 2008 ... thrice named Grossmont North/Valley League MVP (2008-10) ... made the league's first team all four years ... NISCA All-America Second Team selection in 2010 ... named to All-California/Hawaii Sixth Team in 2009 and to First Team in 2010 ... played club water polo for San Diego Shores ... helped team to third-place finish at 2010 Junior Olympics and to a fourth-place finish in 2011 ... named Junior Olympics All-American from 2008-11.

Personal:Born in San Diego, Calif. ... parents are Rod and Barbara ... has one younger brother, Eric ... plans to major in engineering and pursue a career in the field.

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