THIS SEASON: Child returns to the pool for the Trojans as a proven power at set, ready to increase the depth and talent at the two-meter slot.
2006: Child did not compete in the 2006 season.
2005: Child scored nine goals as a sophomore... Had a season-high two goals in the NCAA semifinal game against St. Francis.
2004: Child scored seven goals for the Trojans in his first season at USC... Scored a team-high four goals against Pomona-Pitzer on Oct. 16.
HIGH SCHOOL: Child earned All-America second team honors in his senior season at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton, Calif... Received All-Central Coast Section and all-league first team honors as a senior... Named to second team All-CCS and first team all-league as a junior... Competed on the swim team in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events... Earned honors as a National Merit Commended Scholar... Played club for Stanford Water Polo, placing seventh at the 2004 Junior Olympics and first at the 2003 Hawaiian Invitational.
PERSONAL: Child is majoring in business... Parents are Mike and Renee... Has two brothers, Chris and Andrew, and two sisters, Rebecca and Laura... Lists Lance Armstrong as his biggest sports hero... Birthdate is April 20, 1984.