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Pippa Saunders
Player Profile:
Pippa Saunders 1250904
Position: Driver
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar
Experience: 3 Letters

Cal Success:
• Appeared in 27 matches as a junior and had 11 goals, nine steals, six assists and four blocked shots
• Earned ACWPC All-Academic Excellent status as a junior
• Played in 27 matches and scored nine goals as a sophomore in 2014
• Named to the 2014 MPSF All-Academic Team
• Played in 22 matches and scored 13 goals as a freshman in 2013
• Was named the KAP 7 MPSF Newcomer of the Week on April 8 after scoring five goals in a pair of wins over ranked teams

High School/National Success:
• Three-time All-CIF selection
• Three-time All-Pacific Coast League pick, including league MVP in 2011
• Three-time Orange County Register All-County selection
• Three-time member of the Daily Pilot's Girls Water Polo "Dream Team."
• Led Corona del Mar in assists for three years in a row and goals for two years.
• Helped Corona del Mar reach the CIF finals twice
• Led Corona del Mar to Pacific Coast League championship all four years of high school
• Named USA Water Polo Academic All-American every year of high school
• Played on the U.S. Youth National Team from 2009-2011
• In swimming, earned All-American recognition on 400 freestyle relay and 200 freestyle relay teams
• Helped set CIF record in 200 butterfly relay in 2011
• Two-time All-American pick at the Junior Olympics

• Media Studies major and Ethnic Studies minor
• Parents are Niall Saunders and Dr. Lavinia Chong
• Has dual citizenship in both the United States in England as both her parents were born in raised in the U.K.

2013 13
2014  9
2015  11
Total  33

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