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Chad Farnan
Chad Farnan


Mission Viejo, Calif.

High School:
Capistrano Valley HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 160



CAREER: Scored a total of five goals in his three seasons.

PEPPERDINE 2013: Appeared in seven matches and scored three goals as a senior ... Earned a start against #3 UCLA (11/16) and tallied a goal in a narrow 10-8 defeat.

PEPPERDINE 2012: Appeared in 15 matches, scoring two goals with an assist.

PEPPERDINE 2011: Made his collegiate debut in the UCLA Invitational and helped the Waves to two victories over Pomona-Pitzer and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ... Tallied one steal over two games played.

PEPPERDINE 2010: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Capistrano Valley High School, located in Mission Viejo, Calif., in 2010 ... A two-year varsity letterwinner at set guard for head coach Steve Yancy ... Averaged three goals per game during his senior season and was named to the All CIF third team, All South Coast League first team, and the South Orange County All Star water polo team ... Voted offensive MVP and was named as his school's athlete of the month ... Four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming and three-time All American ... Helped lead his school to three South Coast League crowns, two CIF Division I titles and the 2010 California State Championship ... Career best marks included a 21.1 in the 50 free and 53:40 in the 100 back ... Made school's honor roll all four years ... Scholar-Athlete ... Graduated with honors.

CLUB: Played six years for Capo Valley Aquatics Club ... Competed at the Junior Olympics ... Member of the U18 Olympic development training team for the Southern Pacific Zone.

PERSONAL: Born in Laguna Hills, Calif. ... Son of Bill and Teresa Farnan ... Brother to Vanessa ... Majoring in business ... Career goal is to go to law school ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of its Christian atmosphere, prestigious academics and ocean view.

FAVORITES: Fernando Torres (pro athlete) ... Los Angeles Lakers (pro sports team) ... Danete's Inferno (book) ... Wax Works (movies) ... SportsCenter (TV show) ... Pepper (musical artist) ... Pasta(foods) ... Ska (music) Basketball (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include playing hoops and traveling to new places.

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