CLUB: Played three years for Los Angeles Water Polo Club under head coach Dustin Litvak ... team finished second at the US Club Championships in 2012 ... Named to the OUP Coastal Zone Team in 2011 and 2012 ... Iron Man League runner-up ... Played two years of Junior Olympics.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2012 after playing three varsity seasons for head coach Matt Flanders ... Finished prep career with 125 goals, 92 assists and 86 steals ... named All-CIF third team and All-Ocean League first team as a senior ... Team MVP and captain as a senior and sophomore ... Also lettered three years in swimming.
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Majoring in advertising ... Parents are Maureen O'Connell and Jim Roger ... Brother is R.J. Roger ... Chose Pepperdine because of its amazing location and because his mentor played there.
FAVORITES: Vitor Belfort (athlete); Cincinnati Bengals (pro team); Kaffir Boy (book); Basic Instinct (movie); Skins (TV show); A Tribe Called Quest (musical artists); Milkshakes and Donuts (food); MMA (sport other than water polo)