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Layne Beaubien
Layne Beaubien

Hometown:
Coronado, CA

Last College:
Stanford 1999

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
07/04/1976

Club:
NY Athletic Club



07/10/2012

Good luck to the U.S. Men's and Women's Olympic teams in London!

Olympic Send-Off

06/07/2012

U.S. Men beat Croatia for first time since 2008.

Men's National Team vs. Croatia @ Rose Bowl

06/06/2012

The announcement press conference of the 2012 Men's Olympic Team.

Men's Olympic Team Press Conference

06/05/2012

The final training roster for the Men's Olympic Team!

2012 U.S. Olympic Men's Water Polo Team

06/01/2012

U.S. Men cruise to second straight victory over Hungary.

Men's National Team vs. Hungary @ UCLA

02/13/2013

2012 Olympic Games

The U.S. Olympic Men's Water Polo Team competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England finishing in 8th place

Missed the entire 2010 season recovering from a back injury...Is one of the sport's top center defenders...Boasts one of the strongest shooting arms on National Team. Has emerged as one of the top all-around players in the world today.

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Tallied five goals at the 2012 Olympics... Logged three goals for Team USA at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Posted three goals on the way to a Gold Medal and Olympic qualification at the 2011 Pan American Games...Scored five goals during a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships...Helped team to fourth place finish at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Florence, Italy...Second on the team with seven goals during a fourth place finish at the 2009 FINA World Championships... Second on the team with eight goals in earning a Silver Medal at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China... Silver Medal at the 2008 FINA World League Super Final...Hit for seven goals at 2007 FINA World League Super Final, including three in victory over China... Recorded five goals at 2007 Pan American Games... Scored six times at 2007 FINA World Championships... A 2004 Olympian... Three-time Pan American gold medalist.... Has played professionally in Hungary, Greece, and France... First American to play in Hungarian professional league (KSI of Budapest in 1999-2000)... Captained US team at 1999 World University Games.

COLLEGE
Played for Stanford University and earned All-American honors following 1998 and 1997 seasons... MPSF Co-MVP in 1998.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Coronado High School in California... Began playing water polo because it was the only successful sport at his high school.

PERSONAL
Enjoys reading, writing and exploring... Best water polo experience was representing USA on World All-Star Team in Hungary and in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games... Took year off from Stanford to travel through Europe, Africa, Asia, and Central America... Favorite movies are Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Hatari!

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2012 OLYMPICS GAMES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 8TH PLACE
  • 2012 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, 4TH PLACE
  • 2011 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 1ST PLACE
  • 2011 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 6TH PLACE
  • 2011 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, FLORENCE, ITALY, 4TH PLACE
  • 2009 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, ROME, ITALY, 4TH PLACE
  • 2009 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, PODGORICA, MONTENEGRO, 4TH PLACE
  • 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES, BEIJING, CHINA, 2ND PLACE
  • 2008 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINALS, GENOA, ITALY, 2ND PLACE
  • 2007 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINALS, BERLIN, GERMANY 5TH PLACE
  • 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, RIO DE JANIERO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
  • 2007 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 9TH PLACE
  • 2006 ASUA CUP, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
  • 2006 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINALS, ATHENS, GREECE, 5TH PLACE
  • 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES, ATHENS, GREECE, 7TH PLACE
  • 2003 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINALS, NEW YORK, NY, 3RD PLACE
  • 2003 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, 1ST PLACE
  • 2003 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 6TH PLACE
  • 2003 U.S. CUP, STANFORD, CA, UNITED STATES, 2ND PLACE
  • 2003 FRENCH OPEN, NICE, FRANCE, 1ST PLACE
  • 2002 FINA WORLD CUP, BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA, 7TH PLACE
  • 2001 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, FUKUOKA, JAPAN, 7TH PLACE
  • 1999 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES, PALMA DE MALLORCA, SPAIN, 4TH PLACE

FUN FACTS ABOUT LAYNE
Favorite Food: Greek
Favorite Movie: Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Hatari!
Favorite Actor: Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Favorite Actress: Scarlett Johansson
Favorite Song: "Hard to Handle" by Otis Redding
Favorite Musical Artists: Bad Brains, Fugazi, and Israel Vibration
Best Present Ever Received: Tickets to NBA All-Star Weekend in Miami with his dad

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