Men's Water Polo

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Cutberto Hernandez
Cutberto Hernandez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Juan Capistrano, CA

High School:
Santa Margarita Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
DR

Experience:
3V



Briefly... Cutberto (Cubie) Hernandez enters his fourth and final season of college water polo at LMU... a member of the Mexican National Team... earned Bronze this summer at Central American Games and will play in PanAmerican Games in 2007...

At LMU... 2005... scored 29 goals in 80 attempts for the Lions in his junior season... five goals came in the NCAA tournament... added 26 steals and 23 assists...had 10 multiple goal games in the regular season, including two against UC Davis in the WWPA semifinals (11-18-05) and a single tally in the win over UC San Diego (11-19-05) in the championship game... scored two goals in the heartbreaker to Stanford (12-3-05) and then had three in the win over St. Francis (12-4-05)... 2004... played in all 32 games as a true sophomore and got hot late in the season... finished with 16 goals, good for sixth on the team... scored eight goals in the final eight games of the season, including a goal against Princeton in NCAAs... scored two in win over Air Force (11-6-04) and one in regular season finale against Pepperdine (11-11-04)... had four goals in the three WWPA tournament games, including two in overtime win over UC Davis (11-19-04)... finished the season with three multi-goal games... added five assists and 11 steals... 2003... played in 19 games as a true freshman... scored five goals in 17 attempts... added three steals and four assists... had a two-goal game against UC Santa Cruz (10/4/03)...

High School... Graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, in 2003... played four years of both water polo and swimming... was a two-year letterwinner in water polo and four years in swimming... was named team captain as a senior for both squads... was a two-time All-Serra League Division II selection in 2002 and 2003... also earned All-CIF Division III honors his final two years... was a first-team All-American... played for coach Kevin Ricks... a member of the United States Youth Team for two years in 2002 and 2003... played in championship game against Brazil in 2002 and earned gold medal in the 18 and under championship played in Florida in 2003... played in championship game for Junior Olympics in 2003...

Personal... Cutberto Hernandez was born on Apr. 18, 1985 in Ensenada, Mexico... he is the son of Kimberly Galceran and Cutberto Hernandez, Sr.... father was a swimmer and played soccer at the University of Baja California in Mexico... has a brother, Christian and a sister Georgina... worked for the Mission Basilica Fundraisers doing volunteer work... a Business Administration major.

Career Stats
Year	G	Att.	Gls	Sh%	A	To	Ko	EJ	ST
2003	19	17	5	.294	4	14	5	5	3
2004	32	62	16	.258	5	32	21	16	12
2005	30	80	29	.363	23	19	18	23	26
Totals	81	159	50	.314	38	65	44	44	41 

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