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#7 Cory Dodson
Position: Driver
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seal Beach, CA
High School: Los Alamitos
Major: Human Biology
USA Water Polo: Participated with the U.S. Junior and Youth National Teams ... played in the Junior Pan American Games in 2008 and 2010.
2014: Scored 10 goals ... added a goal in win at UC Davis (2/15) ... scored four times over two wins, including a hat trick in afternoon contest against Fresno Pacific (3/8) ... posted a pair of goals in win over USC (3/30).
2013: Scored 12 goals ... netted first goal in win over CSU Bakersfield (1/27) ... scored twice in win over Hawai'i at UCI Invitational (2/23) ... added two more goals in win over CSU Bakersfield (3/2) ... scored goals in each end of a doubleheader against San Diego State and Hawai'i (3/30) ... netted a goal in National Collegiate Championship opener against Iona (5/10).
2012: Tallied seven goals ... scored first collegiate goal against UC Davis at the Stanford Invitational (2/4) ... added a pair of goals in the win at Santa Clara (2/18) ... scored a goal in 5-4 loss to UCLA in UCI Invitational title game (2/26) ... netted three goals at the National Collegiate Championship, one against Pomona-Pitzer, two against UC Irvine (5/12).
High School: A 2011 graduate of Los Alamitos High School ... earned four letters in both water polo and swimming ... captained the water polo team in 2009 and 2011 ... helped lead team to Sunset League titles in 2010 and 2011 ... named team's MVP as a junior and senior ... named an academic All-American all four years ... Sunset League MVP in 2011 ... played club for SoCal Water Polo ... helped team to runner-up finishes at the Junior Olympics in 2009 and 2010, and a third-place finish in 2011 ... team won consecutive Cal Cup titles (2010-11) and captured the U.S. Club Championships title in 2010.
Personal: Born in Long Beach, Calif. ... parents are Keith and Claudia Dodson ... father sailed at Long Beach State and participated in the U.S. Olympic trials in 1992 and 1996 ... mother played water polo and swam at UC San Diego ... an uncle, John O'Brien, played water polo at UC Irvine and was NCAA co-player of the year in 1982 ... older sister Kaley is also on the Stanford women's water polo team, winning a national title in 2011 ... plans to major in human biology ... enjoys sailing and reading.