Marko Asic

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CAREER: A three-time All-American who has scored 182 goals in three seasons, ranking him 12th all-time at Pepperdine.

PEPPERDINE 2018: Redshirted in 2018.

PEPPERDINE 2017: Named ACWPC All-American honorable mention as a junior … Made the All-GCC second team … Led the team and finished fourth in the GCC with 68 goals … Was fifth in the GCC at 2.1 goals per game … Played in all 32 games and also had 16 assists … Scored a goal in 28 of the 32 games and had 25 multi-goal games … Scored a season-high four goals against Redlands (9/16), Whittier (9/17) and Long Beach State (10/13).

PEPPERDINE 2016: Earned ACWPC All-American second team honors as a sophomore … Named the first-ever GCC Player of the Year and to the All-GCC first team … Played in all 27 games … Scored 69 goals and posted 13 assists … Scored five goals on four separate occasions, and had a season-high two assists against UC Santa Barbara (11/19).

PEPPERDINE 2015: Earned ACWPC All-American honorable mention status as a freshman … Played in 25 games for the Waves and scored a team-high 45 goals … His 1.67 goals per game were good for 15th in the MPSF … Scored a season-high five goals against Pacific (10/31).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Dana Hills High School, located in Dana Point, Calif., in 2015 … Spent freshman year at JSerra High School in San Juan Capistrano … In four years, compiled 294 goals, 169 assists and 208 steals … Was a two-time All-American and four-time All-League in high school … In his senior year at Dana Hills, Asic had 97 goals, 70 assists and 59 steals … Was All-CIF first team and MVP of the South Coast League as a senior … Set the school record for most goals scored in a game with 11 and most career goals.

CLUB: Played for his father, Peter, for the Orange County Water Polo Club.

PERSONAL: Born in San Pedro, Calif. … Son of Peter and Lada Asic … Brother to Vlaho … Father Peter attended Pepperdine and was a two-time All-American in water polo who ranks fourth all-time with 239 goals … Majoring in sport administration.

FAVORITES: Favorites include Primorje VK (pro team), Sandro Sukno (pro athlete), The Art of Racing in the Rain (book), Austin Powers (movie), Daredevil (TV show), J. Cole (musical artist), Cevapi-Croatian sausages (food) and basketball (sport other than water polo).

 

e: CoachMarko@ocwpc.com

m: (949) 433-5414