Men's Senior National Team




Alex Obert
Alex  Obert

Hometown:
Stockton, CA

Last College:
Pacific 2015

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 225

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
12/18/1991

Club:
Sac Polo


05/19/2016

Rosters Announced For Upcoming USA-Australia Series Starting Friday

Action begins in Claremont, CA on Friday and concludes in Irvine, CA on May 26

05/14/2016

USA Men Finish FINA Intercontinental Tournament Prelim Play Undefeated Beating China 19-2; Will Play Australia For Gold

Baron piles up 19 saves in the win, Obert adds four goals

05/11/2016

USA Men Outlast Japan 17-14 For Second Straight Win At FINA Intercontinental Tournament

Alex Obert scores four goals to lead the offense

05/06/2016

USA Men's Senior National Team Announces Roster For 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament

Competition starts May 10 in Yokohama, Japan

04/21/2016

2016 National League Championship Rosters Announced; All Matches To Be Live Streamed

Cal's Spieker Aquatics Complex to play host

04/28/2016

Inside Water ft. Alex Obert

This week, Alex Obert speaks about his favorite aspect of water polo, describes the sport for those who might not know it well and shares a surprising childhood hobby. #InsideWater #BeVictoRIOus #RoadtoRio

07/15/2013

The 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain are on their way!

National Teams Prepare For FINA World Championships

06/04/2013

Highlights from the 2013 Men's FINA World League Prelims.

2013 Men's FINA World League Prelim - Recap

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Posted one goal in 2015 FINA World Championships...Recorded four goals in 2015 Pan American Games to assist in Team USA's Gold-medal finish...Scored two goals in Team USA's Bronze-medal finish at 2015 FINA Inter- continental Tournament...Tallied six goals in fourth-place finish at 2014 FINA World Cup...Scored three goals en route to fifth-place finish at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Added four goals in helping Team USA to Gold at 2014 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Scored two goals during 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Competed in 2013 FINA World Championships...Competed in his first major event with Senior National Team at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Tallied two goals in helping the United States to fourth place at 2013 FINA World League Super Final.

COLLEGE
Attending University of the Pacific... Named ACWPC second team All-American in 2013...Helped Pacific reach the NCAA National Championship Game in 2013...Scored 51 goals in his sophomore season...third team All-American...second team All-MPSF...Transferred from Sierra College.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Del Oro High School ...Section MVP...League MVP.

PERSONAL
Obert was born in Yorba Linda, CA, and is the son of David and Kristin Obert. He has one sister, Isabelle, who plays volleyball and basketball at Butler. Obert's hobbies include hanging out with friends and swimming. He plans to pursue a degree in bioengineering and desires to become an engineer.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2015 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KAZAN, RUSSIA, 7TH PLACE
  • 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, TORONTO, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2015 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BERGAMO, ITALY 4TH PLACE
  • 2015 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, CORONA DEL MAR, CA, US, 3RD PLACE
  • 2014 FINA WORLD CUP, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, 4TH PLACE
  • 2014 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, DUBAI, UAE, 5TH PLACE
  • 2014 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS, SANTA ANA, CA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 9TH PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA, 4THPLACE

FUN FACTS
Pregame Ritual: Listen to Music and Visualize What I Need To Do In The Game
Favorite Quote:"Chasing Perfection Makes Excellence."
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies and Cream
If You Had to Make an iPod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: A Little Bit Of Everything
Where Do You See Yourself 10 years From Now?: I Have No Clue
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?: Basketball
Role Model: My Parents
Athletic Inspiration: To Go Out and Do My Best Every Day
Etc:Alex started playing water polo in high school to stay in shape for basketball season.

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