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Farrel South
Player Profile:
Farrel South 1250172
Position: Defender
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 206
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Newport Harbor
Experience: 2 Letters

Cal Success:

  • Had another standout season as a junior in 2015, appearing in 30 matches and ranking sixth on the team in scoring with 22 goals.
  • Finished junior season second in field blocks with 11. Also had 22 assists, 15 steals and three ejections earned.
  • Scored three goals in Cal's overtime win over Pacific to start the season on Sept. 5, including the eventual game-winning goal in overtime. Equaled that season high on Sept. 27 against Concordia.
  • Was one of five Bears to score in Cal's NCAA semifinal against USC.
  • Appeared in 28 matches and ranked fifth on the team in scoring with 27 goals as a sophomore in 2014. Also added 15 steals, 10 field blocks, nine assists and three ejections earned.
  • Tied with Aleksa Saponjic for the team lead in goals at the MPSF Tournament with six. Scored four against UC Santa Barbara and two against Long Beach State.
  • 2014 season-high four goals came at the MPSF Tournament. Previous season high was three against Navy. 
  • As a redshirt freshman scored 30 goals in 25 matches 16 steals, 13 assists, four ejections earned and four field blocks.
  • Scored four goals during the 2013 MPSF Tournament, including two goals versus Long Beach State.
  • Led the Bears with four goals at UC Irvine during the SoCal Invitational, two goals versus UCLA in an MPSF match and tallied a goal versus USC in an MPSF match.

High School/National Team/Club Success:

  • First-team High School All-American from Newport Harbor High School.
  • Was a member of the USA National Junior Team and competed for the SoCal Water Polo Club.
  • An excellent shooter with a lot of international experience and one of the top young players out of Orange County in 2012.


  • Parents are Kenneth and Amy South.
  • Born December 31, 1993, in Newport Beach, Calif.

2013 -
2014 - 27
2015 - 22
Total - 57

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