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USA Mens Team

Chris Humbert

Position:     Two-Meter Offense
Height:       6'7"
Weight:       220
Birthdate:    12/27/69 in Modesto, CA
Hometown:     Lodi, CA
Education:    California-Berkeley (1993)
Club:         San Francisco Olympic Club

Chris was a high school standout in water polo, basketball & swimming. Currently, he is completing his bachelor's degree in History. His older brother, Chuck, is 7-feet tall and was a basketball player at San Loaquin Delta College. Chris himself is a big basketball fan.

He conducts water polo clinics for kids and has made appearances with teammates on "Baywatch" and MTV as well as in advertising with Bell South. Chris will appear in June 1996 issues of Esquire and Life magazines. He is playing guitar and keyboard, body surfing (for limited periods of time due to fear of sharks), fishing, reading and skiing to help fill an already crowded schedule of training and competition.

Quick Facts

  • Senior National Team Member since 1989.
  • Competed in 193 international matches.
  • Leading US scorer in every major international competition since 1991 (averages three goals per game).
  • Spent two seasons playing in Italian professional leagues.
  • 1990 and 1991 NCAA Player of the Year, Tournament MVP, 1st team All-American.
  • Began playing at age 11.
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Competition Highlights


  • World Cup, Atlanta, GA. (High scorer for the tournament-scored 12 goals in five games) .
  • Pan American Games, Mar del Plata, Argentina, gold medal (high scorer for the tournament).
  • World Championships, Rome, Italy.
  • Goodwill Games, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Italian National Champion (played for Possilipo Napoli).
  • World Cup, Athens, Greece.
  • Italian National Champion (played for Possilipo Napoli).
  • Olympic Games, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Pan American Games, Havana, Cuba, silver medal .
  • World Cup, Barcelona,Spain, gold medal.
  • World Championships, Perth, Australia.
  • NCAA Championships, Long Beach, CA, 1st .
  • Goodwill Games, Seattle, WA.
  • NCAA Championships, Long Beach, CA 1st.
  • World Junior Championships, Canet, France.
  • NCAA Championships, Indianapolis, IN 2nd.
  • NCAA Championships, Long Beach, CA 1st.
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