Photos taken by Bob Krystofik during Pepperdine's games at Long Beach and vs. Cal at home.
PEPPERDINE 2012: Appeared in 15 matches, scoring two goals with an assist.
PEPPERDINE 2011:Made his collegiate debut in the UCLA Invitational and helped the Waves to two victories over Pomona-Pitzer and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps ... Tallied one steal over two games played.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated with honors in 2010 from Capistrano Valley High School where he was a two-year varsity letterwinner at set guard for head coach Steve Yancy ... Averaged three goals per game during his senior season and was named to the All CIF third team, All South Coast League first team, and the South Orange County All Star water polo team ... Voted offensive MVP and was named as his school's athlete of the month ... Four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming and three-time All American ... Helped lead his school to three South Coast League crowns, two CIF Division I titles and the 2010 California State Championship ... Career best marks included a 21.1 in the 50 free and 53:40 in the 100 back ... Made school's honor roll all four years ... Scholar-Athlete.
JUNIOR OLYMPICS: Competed with Capo Valley Aquatics Club at the Junior Olympics ... Member of the U18 Olympic development training team for the Southern Pacific Zone.
CLUB: Has played six years for Capo Valley Aquatics Club.
PERSONAL: Given name is Chad Austin Farnan ... Born in Laguna Hills and raised in Mission Viejo ... Son of Bill and Teresa Farnan ... Brother to Vanessa ... Majoring in business ... Career goal is to go to law school ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because of its Christian atmosphere, prestigious academics and ocean view.
FAVORITES: Fernando Torres (pro athlete) ... Los Angeles Lakers (pro sports team) ... Danete's Inferno (book) ... Wax Works (movies) ... SportsCenter (TV show) ... Pepper (musical artist) ... Pasta(foods) ... Ska (music) Basketball (sport other than water polo) ... Hobbies include playing hoops and traveling to new places.