6 Jim Blackwood
6 Jim Blackwood
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: SO
Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
High School: Palos Verdes Peninsula HS
Position: Util.

As a First-Year (2012-2013)

Water Polo -- Had a team high 38 assists ... Third on the team in goals (38) and exclusions drawn (22) ... Personal best four goals in a game twice (Sept. 9 vs. Chaffey & Oct. 20 vs. La Verne)

Swimming/Diving -- Swam multiple short distance events ... At the year ending SCIAC Championships posted best 100 freestyle time (51.09) while recording a times of 27.91 in the 50 backstroke and 59.66 in the 100 backstroke

 

High School:

Four year member of the Water Polo and Swimming teams at Peninsula High School in Rancho Palos Verdes...Named All-Bay League and All-CIF three separate times...Was a CIF finalist in the 100m Butterfly...Also swam freestyle and was a four time Bay League champ


Personal:

Electrial Engineering major...Member of the South Bay Peninsula Water Polo Club...He lists his biggest influences as Carl Sagan, academically and Tim Duncan, athletically...His favorite player is Tom Brady, a member of his favorite team, the New England Patriots...Was named the captain of the year in high school...enjoys going to the beach and trying new foods...He is the son of Marie and John...His older brother Jack plays on Caltech's Water Polo team