6 Alex Ratcliffe
2004: Ratcliffe had another outstanding season, leading the team with 89 points, 59 goals and 30 assists ... earned first team CWPA All-Southern Division honors for the second straight year ... also paced the Mids with 44 ejections drawn ... tied for Navy-season-high eight points (5 g, 3 a) in victory over Johns Hopkins on Oct. 20, 2004 ... went over 200 career points in 7-4 loss to Princeton on Oct. 23, 2004 ... played sporadically in the team's last seven games, as he was coming off an injury.
2003: Picked up right where he left off with a solid sophomore campaign ... earned his first selection to the CWPA All-Southern Division First-Team ... also garnered first-team honors on the All-East team ... was named to the NCAA Water Polo All-Tournament Second-Team after scoring three goals and two assists in two games for Navy ... finished as the squad's second-leading scorer for the second-straight year with 41 goals ... was fourth on the team with 25 steals ... was also second in kickouts drawn.
2002: Had an outstanding freshman season ... earned Second-Team CWPA All-Southern Division honors ... Navy's second-leading scorer with 37 goals and 15 assists ... grabbed 13 steals and drew 14 kickouts ... was named the CWPA Southern Division Player of the Week (Oct. 31) after scoring a goal and registering an assist in the Mids' win over St. Francis (N.Y.) at the ECAC Championship ... scored two goals in Navy's ECAC loss to Queens, but played great defense and scored the Mids' final-goal in a 7-4 win over Harvard ... played on the 2003 U.S. Junior National Team that competed in the FINA World Championship in Naples, Italy ... was named to the American Water Polo Coaches Association All-Academic Excellent Team.
Personal: Played for national powerhouse Coronado High School, helping the squad win the 2000 and 2001 California State Championship ... squad won the CIF Championship from 1999-01 ... served as the team captain in 2001 and earned all-city honors ... also won four letters in swimming, serving as the team captain in 2000 and 2001 ... Alexander Edwin Ratcliffe ... son of Robert and Nancy Ratcliffe ... born May 20, 1984, in San Diego ... majoring in economics.