Photos taken by Bob Krystofik during Pepperdine's games at Long Beach and vs. Cal at home.
SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE: Attended Santa Rosa Junior College from 2008 to 2010, where he was a first team All-American and All-Conference selection for head coach Tyler Denize ... Compiled 84 goals and 47 steals ... Scored eight goals in a game vs. Modesto and provided a last-second goal vs. Cuesta ... Made the school's athletic honor roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2008 from South Eugene High School, where he played three years of varsity water polo and one on the junior varsity club for head coaches Doug Smith and Ron Thompson ... Two-time All-Southern Conference first team selection ... Made the all-state first team as a senior and its second team as a junior in addition to being named Southern Conference Tournament MVP ... Tabbed to the All-Conference honorable mention squad following his sophomore campaign ... Helped lead his school to four straight conference championships and a second-place showing at states during his final year ... Lettered in baseball and swimming.
CLUB/JUNIOR OLYMPICS: Played for Eastside Water Polo Club and the Junior Olympic Team in 2007.
PERSONAL: Given name is Aaron Robert Turk ... Born and raised in Eugene, Ore. ... Sports Medicine major ... Son of Jeff and Cheri ... Brother to Jesse and Christine ... Chose to attend Pepperdine for its beautiful location and the great opportunities.
FAVORITES: Brett Favre (pro athlete) ... Seattle Mariners (pro sports team) ... The Harry Potter Series (books) ... Remember The Titans (movie) ... Planet Earth (TV show) ... Dave Matthews Band (musical artist) ... Phad Thai (food) ... Baseball (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include drumming, reading and listening to music.