2018 (First-Year): Played in all 27 matches in goal for the Stags, playing the second half of all matches in a platoon with classmate Matt Tran ... Had a 9.28 goals against average and a .516 save percentage ... Had a .572 save percentage in SCIAC matches ... Had a season-high nine saves in a home win over Johns Hopkins, allowing only four goals ... Had five saves and allowed only two goals to get the win in a SCIAC semifinal victory over Whittier ... Had seven saves and a season-high three steals in a win over Caltech.
Prior to CMS
Attended Menlo Atherton High School, where he was a member of the water polo team ... Also played for Stanford Water Polo club ... Named his league's Most Valuable Goalie as a senior, as well as an All-CCS third-team selection ... First-team all-league and first-team All-CCS as a junior, when he helped his team to a CCS DI runner-up finish ... Earned USAWP Junior Olympics MVP Award in both 2015 and 2017. Part of a PAL Championship team as a freshman ... USA Water Polo academic All-American all four years of high school ... CSF Life Member
Attends Harvey Mudd ... Mother, Tina Niu Smith, ran track at Stanford ... Also a classical pianist ... Member of jazz band in high school, where he started a water polo scholarship fund ... Chose CMS "because it combines high level athletics with rigorous classes."