Men's Water Polo

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    Ely Bonilla
    Ely Bonilla

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Commerce, Calif.

    High School:
    Montebello HS

    Height:
    6-4

    Position:
    Goalie

    Experience:
    1V

    12/02/2012

    UNDEFEATED TROJANS WIN FIVE IN A ROW!

    USC beats UCLA 11-10 in a heart-stopping national championship game in the Trojans' home pool.

    12/01/2012

    Undefeated USC Will Fight For Fifth Straight National Championship

    Trojans net an 18-7 NCAA semifinal win over Air Force to advance to tomorrow's title match against rival UCLA.

    11/29/2012

    Undefeated USC Strives For Five This Weekend

    Top-seeded Trojans stay home for the 2012 NCAA Tournament in pursuit of fifth straight national title.

    11/25/2012

    Trojans Roll Undefeated To MPSF Title

    USC wins its eighth conference tournament championship behind a career-high four goals from Mace Rapsey.

    11/23/2012

    Undefeated Trojans Roll Into MPSF Semifinals

    No. 1 seed USC uses an 8-0 run to put UC Santa Barbara out of reach.

    THIS SEASON: Bonilla enters his second season of action at USC as a reliable force in the cage for the Trojan goalkeeping corps.

    2011: Bonilla appeared in six games, including four periods served in a 21-1 win vs. Pomona-Pitzer on Oct. 1... Accumulated 18 saves, including a career-best six vs. the Sagehens... Had three saves in the NCAA semifinal win vs. Princeton... Averaged 6.5 saves per game after his 11 periods played, with nine goals allowed in his first season of action.

    2010: Bonilla redshirted his first season at USC.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Bonilla was named 2008 CIF Divison III Player of the Year at Montebello High, which won CIF titles in 2006, 2008 and 2009 and four league titles... Was a first team All-CIF selection all four years... Named league co-MVP in 2008 and 2009... Selected 2008 Whittier Daily News Player of the Year and was a four-time first team selection... Played club for Commerce Water Polo... An honor student.

    PERSONAL: Bonilla has not decided on a major... Mother is Clara Valderrama... Has one sister, Scarlett... Lists his most thrilling moment as winning CIF as a freshman...Favorite food is Chinese... Enjoys watching movies and playing video games in his free time... Would like to travel to Spain... Has always wanted to sail the seven seas...Born Jan. 22, 1992.