1 Hayden Niederreiter
1 Hayden Niederreiter
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Visalia, Calif.
High School: Golden West
Position: G
Major: Biology

2017: CWPA Division III Championship All-Tournament Second Team … ACWPC All-Academic (Excellent Honors) … produced a career-high 171 saves (44.1 save percentage) … also set career-highs with two assists and 29 steals … made a career-high 18 saves in a 14-13 overtime win against Iona (9/30) … registered his first collegiate save against Connecticut College (9/9) ... recorded a season-high three steals in four different games including against Redlands (9/17), No. 11 Princeton (10/1), Johns Hopkins (10/15) and at No. 16 Brown (11/4) … [SEASON STATS]

2016:
In his first collegiate season, made 19 saves and allowed 13 goals on 32 shots faced (59.4 save percentage) … also totaled five steals as a freshman … made a season-high ten saves in a 14-6 win over Penn State Behrend (9/17) ... in that same game notched a season-high four steals … also registered saves against George Washington (9/3), St. Francis (10/1), Princeton (10/2 and 11/5) … aided the Engineers to their eighth CWPA Division III Eastern Championship in program history …[SEASON STATS]

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in biology … IM Executive Board Member … House Manager of Phi Delta Theta.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Golden West High School…three-time varsity letterwinner…goalkeeper…2015 CIF Central Section Division I MVP…Fresno Bee All-Star Team…2015 CIF Central Section Division I Champions and Division II Champions in 2014...also played for the Sova, United and CCal Club teams…when not playing water polo was a center in basketball and a sprinter on the swim team…Valedictorian…California Scholarship Federation...Treasurer for the Class of 2016.

Career Stats:

Year Saves Goals Allowed Shots Faced Save Percentage Assists Steals Ejections
2016 19 13 32 0.594 0 5 0
2017 171 217 388 0.441 2 29 0
Totals 190 230 420 0.452 2 34 0


Career Game Highs:

Saves - 18 vs. Iona - September 30, 2017
Goals Allowed - 15 (twice) - Most recently vs. Southern California - September 16, 2017
Assists - 1 (twice) - Most recently vs. George Washington - October 12, 2017
Steals - 4 vs. Penn State Behrend - September 17, 2016