8 Will Clark
Will Clark
  • Height:
    6-0
  • Weight:
    155
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Orinda, CA
  • High School:
    Miramonte
  • Position:
    ATT
  • Major:
    Economics, Molecular Biology
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna
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Bio



At CMS
2021 (Senior)
First-Team ACWPC All-America ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 18) ...
SCIAC All-Academic Team ... Led CMS in scoring for the third straight season (out of three) with 73 points on 41 goals and 32 assists ... Had eight hat tricks on the season, including against No. 12 Pepperdine ... Scored four goals in back-to-back wins over Redlands and Chapman, earning SCIAC Athlete of the Week honors after the second one ... Had three goals and two assists in a win over Concordia ... Finished with three goals and three assists in a 10-9 win over Occidental ... Had three assists against Pomona-Pitzer in the national championship match ... Also had three assist games against Redlands and a regular season win over Johns Hopkins.

2020 (Junior)
SCIAC All-Academic Team
... Stags did not compete due to COVID-19.

2019 (Sophomore)
Second-Team All-SCIAC ... Honorable Mention ACWPC Division III All-American ... ACWPC All-Academic Outstanding selection (3.7 GPA or higher) ... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... 
Led CMS in scoring with 46 goals and 52 assists for 98 points ... Matched his season-high with seven points in a SCIAC Semifinal win over Pomona-Pitzer with three goals and four assists ... Also had four goals and three assists in a win over Concordia at the Inland Empire Classic ... Finished with a goal and four assists against nationally-ranked UC Irvine on opening day ... Had 16 points in four matches at the Gary Troyer Invitational, including two goals and three assists against both Johns Hopkins and Fresno Pacific ... Had four goals and two assists in a 10-9 win over Chapman ... Finished with three goals and an assist in a 10-9 win over Whittier.  

2018 (First-Year)
Second-Team Division III All-America selection by ACWPC ... First-Team All-SCIAC ... Two-time SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week ... ACWPC All-Academic Superior selection ... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... 
Led CMS with 70 points on 38 goals and 32 assists ... Also had 20 steals ... Picked up his first SCIAC Player of the Week honor after tallying his first career hat trick at La Verne and then scoring the game-winning goal with three seconds left in an 11-10 home win over Whittier ... Earned it again after the Gary Troyer Tournament when he had nine goals and seven assists, including three goals and five assists in a 14-13 loss to No. 11 Pepperdine ... Had two goals and two assists in a one-goal win over Concordia (Irvine) in his college debut ... Tallied two goals and an assist in a SCIAC Semifinal win over Whittier ... Had five assists at Redlands ... Had a season-high two steals six times. 

Prior to CMS

Attended Miramonte High School, where he was a member of the water polo team ... Also played for Lamorinda Water Polo Club ... Third-team All-American in water polo ... First team All-NCS and first-team All-DAL in water polo ... Helped Miramonte to 2016 NCS and DAL Championships ... First Team All-DAL in Swimming, as well as DAL Champion in the 200 IM ... USA Water polo Academic All-American, High School Water Polo Academic All-American, and California Scholarship Federation member

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where he is a dual major in economics and molecular biology ... Worked as a math tutor in high school, while coaching water polo and swimming.

Player Profile

Recent Games
Nov 6 Redlands W, 14-8
Nov 10 at Whittier W, 16-7
Nov 19 at Cal Lutheran W, 15-10
Nov 21 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8
Dec 4 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 15-10
Dec 5 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 13-12
  Overall Conf
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Date Opponent Score g a stl to ed blk sh sh%
Sep 4 at Air Force L, 15-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 4 vs. McKendree W, 10-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Cal Lutheran L, 15-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Ottawa (Ariz.) W, 15-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Concordia (Cal.) W, 11-8 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Long Beach St. L, 13-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 USC L, 16-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 UC Irvine L, 13-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Caltech   - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Pomona-Pitzer L, 11-8 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Occidental W, 14-8 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Cal Lutheran L, 12-11 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Navy W, 12-8 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Johns Hopkins W, 9-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Washington & Jefferson W, 13-4 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Pepperdine L, 15-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Whittier L, 7-5 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at Redlands W, 14-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Chapman W, 16-9 - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 La Verne W, 13-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 at Caltech W, 15-11 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Occidental W, 10-9 - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Cal Lutheran W, 10-6 - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Redlands W, 14-8 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Whittier W, 16-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Cal Lutheran W, 15-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8 - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 15-10 - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 13-12 - - - - - - - -
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2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - -
2021-22 - - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - - -
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News Mentions

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Six Stags Earn ACWPC All-America Honors; Clark, Thornton Selected to First Team

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team earned All-America distinction from the Association of...

December 27, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Advances to National Championship Match with 15-10 Semifinal Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - CJ Box scored three goals and five other Stags scored two apiece as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team defeated...

December 5, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Falls 13-12 in Overtime in National Finals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Cristian Pang's fourth goal tied the score at 12-12 and forced the national championship match into overtime, but Pomona-Pitze...

December 5, 2021

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Stags to Compete at USA Water Polo Division III Nationals this Weekend

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will compete at the USA Water Polo Division III National Championships for...

December 2, 2021

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Fourth-Quarter Run Leads Pomona-Pitzer Past CMS for SCIAC Men's Water Polo Title

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Rob Driscoll beat the third-quarter buzzer to tie the score 5-5 and Eric Warmoth gave CMS a 6-5 lead early in the fourth, but...

November 21, 2021

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Huge First-Half Run Carries CMS Men's Water Polo Into SCIAC Finals

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Eleven different players scored goals, and senior goalie and league Defensive Player of the Year Noah Smith had a...

November 19, 2021

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Smith Wins SCIAC Defensive Player of the Year; Clark, Thornton, Harrison Named All-SCIAC

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior goalie Noah Smith was named the SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Year, and was joined on the All-SCIAC...

November 17, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Celebrates Senior Day with 14-8 Win over Redlands

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team honored its eight seniors prior to the game and captured a 14-8 win over...

November 7, 2021

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No. 4 CMS Men's Water Polo Earns Huge Road Win over No. 2 Cal Lutheran

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Rob Driscoll had two goals and an assist in a 3-0 run to close out the third quarter, and Noah Smith had nine saves in...

November 3, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Holds off Occidental for Key SCIAC Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - In a game where neither team led by more than one goal until the closing minutes, the CMS men's water polo team was able to...

October 28, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Wins Fourth Straight, Defeats Caltech 15-11

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Will Clark and CJ Box each had hat tricks as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team won its fourth game in a...

October 24, 2021

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Will Clark Earns SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week Award for CMS Men's Water Polo

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Will Clark of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team was named the SCIAC Offensive Player of the Week for games...

October 18, 2021

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Eight-Goal Third Quarter Leads CMS Men's Water Polo to 13-7 Win over La Verne

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team led 4-1 at the half, but broke it wide open with eight goals in the third...

October 16, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away From Chapman in Second Half for 16-9 Win

ORANGE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team used a 6-0 run spanning both halves, with four of the goals coming from senior...

October 13, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away for Key Road Win over Redlands

REDLANDS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team broke open a close contest by scoring the first seven goals of the second half...

October 9, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Can't Overcome Slow Start in 7-5 Loss to Whittier

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team didn't score its first goal until the final two minutes of the first half,...

October 7, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Finishes 3-1 in the Gary Troyer Tournament

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS men's water polo team battled in the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament and came away with a 13-4 win over the...

October 3, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Takes Two Wins on First Day of Troyer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Christian Thornton had hat tricks in both games and Noah Smith had a combined 27 saves as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's...

October 2, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Drops Heartbreaker in Sudden Death to Cal Lutheran

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team never led in regulation, and nearly came away with the comeback win by taking...

September 30, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Takes 14-8 Road Win Over Occidental

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team held Occidental scoreless in the first quarter and broke the game open with...

September 23, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Hangs Tough in Losses to USC, UC Irvine

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo had a challenging Sunday schedule at the Inland Empire Classic, facing No. 2 USC...

September 12, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Defeats Concordia to Earn First-Day Split of Inland Empire Classic

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Noah Smith had 17 saves in goal and Sam Harrison had four goals on offense to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo...

September 11, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Opens at Home This Weekend at Inland Empire Classic

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will be back at Axelrood Pool this weekend for the first time since a...

September 7, 2021

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Men's Water Polo Splits on Opening Day at Air Force

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Kyle Ballack had a pair of goals in the season opener for the CMS men's water polo team, but Air Force was able to break...

September 5, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Closes Out Rare Air Challenge with 15-6 Win Over Ottawa

COLORADO SPRINGS, Calif. - Sam Harrison and Andrew Wraith each had hat tricks as the CMS men's water polo team closed out the Rare Air Challenge...

September 5, 2021