Michael Sharf
Michael Sharf

Player Profile

Orinda, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 212




A senior All-American who is also a member of the United States Senior National team...this past summer was the MVP of the Hawaiian Invitational and a first-team All-American at the Men's Senior National Championships...competed with Team USA at the 2006 FINA World League in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada last summer...has already scored 101 goals in three seasons...is also outstanding academically...

AS A JUNIOR (2006): Was second on the team with 48 goals in 35 matches, earning honorable mention All-American accolades...was also a ACWPC Academic All-American...scored four goals during the MPSF Tournament, including three goals against Long Beach State and a goal against USC in the title match...concluded the year with 28 steals, 26 assists, 19 ejections earned and nine field blocks...

AS A SOPHOMORE (2005): Second on the team with 31 goals, earning third-team All-America, MPSF honorable mention and MPSF All-Academic accolades...recipient of the Cal Scholar-Athlete Award...knocked in a goal versus USC in the MPSF Tournament semifinal...netted three goals in a match on four occasions, including Cal's narrow losses to the top-ranked Trojans on Oct. 16 and Nov. 12...

AS A FRESHMAN (2004): Finished fifth on the team with 22 goals, including scores against USC and Pepperdine in the MPSF Tournament...led the Bears with three goals versus USC in the NorCal Tournament at Stanford...paced Cal with three goals in the Bears' 10-9 victory over eventual NCAA champion UCLA at the SoCal Invitational in Newport Beach...AWPCA All-Academic (Outstanding Class)...

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Miramonte High School was a two-time All-American in water polo...named the 2003 Contra Costa Times Player of the Year and 2003 North Coast Section MVP...helped his team to the 2004 North Coast Section title...first-team All-American in the summer of 2005 at the 20-Under National Championship, helping the Lamorinda water polo club to a gold medal in Davis, Calif....member of a Lamorinda team that captured a bronze medal at the Men's Senior Nationals in Davis...on the Lamorinda squad that won a gold medal at the 2004 20-Under National Championship as well...on the 2004 USA Pan American Junior National Team, along with former Cal teammates John Mann, Marty Matthies and current teammate Frank Reynolds, that captured the gold medal at the Junior Pan American Games in San Salvador, El Salvador in July 2004...majoring in business administration...younger brother, Jackson, is a freshman on the Cal men's water polo team...parents are Stu and Ann Sharf...born December 22, 1985, in Truckee, Calif.

2004	22
2005	31
2006	48
Total	101