6 Dylan Baliani
6 - Dylan Baliani
Birth Date: 08/16/1991
Height: 6-3
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Murrieta Valley HS
Position: Two-Meters


2010: Played in all 24 games for the Gauchos…Scored 13 goals on the year and had four multiple-goal contests…Drew 10 penalties or ejections and tallied two assists, eight steals and six field blocks…Scored two goals in an upset of Stanford (Oct. 2) and another pair in the following game, a narrow loss to top-ranked USC (Oct. 3)…Led the team by once again scoring two goals against the Cardinal on Oct. 17. 

2009: Played in 21 games during his first season at UCSB...Scored three goals, including a pair in a 17-7 victory over Fresno Pacific (Nov. 7)... Also scored in the seventh-place game at the MPSF Tournament as the Gauchos defeated Pacific, 20-11 (Nov. 29)...Also recorded an assist, five steals, two field blocks and drew five ejections.

Played at Murrieta Valley High School under head coach Bryan Lynton...Named to the All-California All-American Fifth Team...A Third Team All-SoCal selection...Also earned First Team All-CIF Southern Section honors and was a First Team All-Southwest League honoree...Won the 2006 CIF Division V title with Murrieta Valley and was a three-time CIF finalist...In 2009, the Nighthawks were CIF Division III finalists...Is a member of Murrietta Valley Hall of Fame...Also competed in swimming.

Played for Elite Water Polo Club...Was a member of the SoPac Junior Zone Team.

Dylan Baliani was born on Aug. 16, 1991 to parents Mike and Karin Baliani...Has a younger brother, Ryan...Is majoring in marine biology at UCSB...Names "Undercover Brother" as his favorite movie while "Scar Tissue" is his favorite book...Journey is his favorite band...Says that he loves pottery.