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#1 Scott Platshon
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'5"
Year: 5th Year Senior
Hometown: Menlo Park, CA
High School: Menlo School
Major: Biochemistry

USA Water Polo: Part of U.S. Junior National Training Team in 2009 ... member of U.S. National Cadet Team from 2006-07, playing in Pan-Am Games in 2006 ... from 2004-05 was part of the U.S. National Development Team.

2013: Appeared in eight games ... averaged 8.96 saves per game with a goals-against average of 5.63 ... made 10 saves in win over MIT (9/8) ... stopped four shots in NorCal Invitational win over UC Davis (9/21) ... went the distance and made seven saves in win over Santa Clara (10/5) ... made six saves in UCI Invitational win over UC Davis (10/12) ... started and made eight aves in win over UC Davis (10/20) ... stopped nine shots in win at Chapman (11/9) ... made five saves in NCAA Play-In Game win over Whittier College (12/5) ... stopped three shots in NCAA Third Place Game win over St. Francis Brooklyn (12/8).

2012: Named to MPSF All-Academic List ... played 19 games, making 161 saves (8.36 per game) and posting 8.53 goals-against average ... made eight saves in season debut against UCSB (9/15) ... stopped six shots in NorCal Invitational Third-Place Game win over California (9/16) ... made 28 saves over three appearances at SoCal Tournament (9/29-30) ... stopped 16 shots in 9-6 loss to USC (10/6) ... stopped 11 shots in win over UC Irvine (10/27) ... made 10 saves in MPSF quarterfinal win over Long Beach State (11/23) ... stopped 11 shots against USC in MPSF semifinal loss (11/24) ... made 13 saves in MPSF Third-Place Game loss to UCLA (11/25).

2011: Made two saves over three quarters played ... stopped a shot against Fresno Pacific (9/4) ... made a save against Santa Clara (11/12).

2010: Redshirted the season.

2009: Saw action in nine games, making 14 saves ... stopped three shots in first collegiate game, against Bucknell (9/5) ... made five saves in win over Johns Hopkins later in the day ... stopped a shot in win over Pepperdine at UCI Invite (10/10) ... made a save in four straight relief appearances against Pepperdine, Pacific, UCSB and UC Davis.

2009: Saw action in nine games, making 14 saves ... stopped three shots in first collegiate game, against Bucknell (9/5) ... made five saves in win over Johns Hopkins later in the day ... stopped a shot in win over Pepperdine at UCI Invite (10/10) ... made a save in four straight relief appearances against Pepperdine, Pacific, UCSB and UC Davis.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Menlo School in Atherton, Calif. ... served as water polo captain as a senior ... helped lead team to Central Coast Section (CCS) title in 2006 and to a CCS runner-up finish in 2008 ... three straight Peninsula Athletic League titles (2006-08) ... named third-team All-American as a senior ... named to All-CCS First Team in 2008 and to the second team in 2008 ... earned PAL Most Valuable Goalie honor as a senior, and was named to All-PAL First Team as a junior ... set Menlo School's single-season save record with 333 ... played club for Stanford Water Polo Club (2006-09) ... helped club team to third-place finishes at Junior Olympics in 2006, '07 and '09 ... was named a Junior Olympics U16 All-American in 2007, and a 14U All-American as well as MVP of the San Diego County Cup in 2005 ... earned National Age Group Championships MVP in 2004 ... awarded Speedo Cup Jody Campbell Award and named Junior Olympics 12U All-American in 2003.

Personal: Born in Stanford, Calif. ... parents are Mark and Leslie Platshon ... has three siblings, Aaron, Kevin and Sarah ... brother Aaron played water polo at Bucknell, was team captain from 2003-05 and played at the Maccabiah Pan-American Games in 2003 (gold medal), the 2005 Maccabiah World Championships in 2005 (silver) and captained the silver medal-winning team at the World Maccabiah Championships in 2009 ... brother Kevin played water polo at California and was on the Golden Bears' 2006 NCAA championship team while also participating at the Maccabiah Pan-American Games in 2003 and at the Maccabiah World Championships in 2005 and 2009 ... plans to major in biochemistry and pursue a career as a doctor ... enjoys skiing.

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