PEPPERDINE 2012: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Clovis North High School in 2012 after playing three varsity seasons for head coach Fabrizio Lafaro ... Earned three consecutive most improved player awards ... Helped Broncos earn back-to-back Valley Division II Championships (2011-12) ... Prep teammate with current Wave Shae Russell ... Earned Bronco Champion Award after senior campaign ... A lifetime member of the California Scholastic Federation ... Played two seasons of varsity soccer.
CLUB: Played on the Clovis Water Polo Club ... competed in the Central Section ODP in 2011-12 ... Team placed third in the ODP Pacific Coast Boy's Championships ... Selected to attend the National Training Selection Camp.
PERSONAL: Given name is Hans Jerome Hildebrandt ... Born in San Diego ... Sports Medicine major ... Son of Hans and Lisa Hildebrandt ... Brother to Eric and Andrew Hildebrandt ... Uncle, Doug Hilton, pitched for Cal ... Chose Pepperdine "Because it fulfilled all the criteria I was looking for in a college. I want to play college water polo for a team that will contend for a national championship and that is a faith-based university with the academic programs to help me go to medical school."
FAVORITES: LaDanian Tomlinson (pro athlete); San Diego Chargers (pro team); Inheritance (book); Adjustment Bureau (movie); NCIS (TV show); Passion Pit (band); Barbecue (food); Baseball (sport other that water polo) ... Lists favorite sports highlight as winning the Division II Valley Championship for the first time ... Considers Portuguese international Cristiano Renaldo as his biggest sports hero ... Enjoys skiing, wake boarding, traveling, fishing and rock climbing in his spare time.