1 Ben Grabowski
1 Ben Grabowski
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lake Forest Park, Wash.
High School: Inglemoor HS
Position: GK

As a Sophomore (2012-2013):

Water Polo -- A stalwart in front of the net ... Made 284 saves ... Posted a season-best 16 blocks on two occassions (Sept. 9 vs. Chaffey & Oct. 5 vs. Washington & Jefferson) ... Also had 27 steals (the third best mark on the team) ... Contributed six assists as well

Swim/Dive -- Qualified for the SCIAC Championship in both one- and three-meter diving (top 8) ... Finished fourth in both at the league championships ... Best one-meter diving total (six dives: 199.50 - Jan. 26 vs. Chapman) with his best three-meter (six dives: 208.95 - Jan. 26 vs. Chapman)

Track/Field -- Was a thrower in three different events ... Had best discus effort of 102'4" at the SCIAC four-way meet hosted by CMS (March 23) ... At the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (April 13) tallied his best hammer throw with a toss of 99'9" ... Recorded a distance of 158'11" in the javelin at Caltech's SCIAC three-way meet (March 2)

As a Freshman (2011-2012):

Water Polo -- Made 149 saves despite never playing Water Polo before this year…Was named Freshman of the Year for his performance as goalie…Sep 11, 2011 made eight saves against co-number one team in the country CMS at the Inland Empire Classic…Made season-high 13 saves against Cerritos on Sep 14, 2011…Recorded 12 saves in Caltech’s victory over Chaffey on Oct 29, 2011

Swimming/Diving -- Recorded a 3 meter diving score of 181.10 on six dives...Posted his best score in the 1 meter diving competition with a six dive score of 187.40

Track/Field - Set school record in javelin with a throw of 169'7" at the SCIAC Championships


High School: 

Was a member of the Inglemoon High School wrestling, soccer, and recreational water polo teams...Finished sixth at the Washington HS state wrestling championships (171 lbs. class) in 2011


Personal:

The Electrical Engineering major plans on attending Graduate School after completing his Caltech studies...Enjoy eight-ball pool and GSC soccer...Page House President...Named the Male Scholar Athlete his senior year in high school...Lists his biggest influences as his dad and Kevin Corbett...Son of Tom and Diane...He is one of five children