|Hometown:||Newport Beach, Calif.|
|High School:||Mater Dei HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
Played in 28 games and scored 11 goals with a team-high 31 assists…Tallied 42 points, the third-most on the team…Second on the team with 11 field blocks…Picked up 18 steals and nine earned ejections.
Liam Gaughan played in all 26 matches during his junior season...Scored 11 goals on his 29 shots...Added 10 assists for 21 points...Ranked fourth on the team with eight field blocks.
Gaughan played in 25 matches in 2011...Scored 13 goals on 28 shots and added two assists for 15 points...Had five field blocks.
Attended Mater Dei High School where he played for coach Christopher Segesman…Averaged four blocks per game for the Monarchs…Helped lead Mater Dei to the 2010 CIF Division I title…Earned All-American, All-CIF First Team and All-Trinity League First Team accolades as a senior…Won the 2009 CIF Division II Championship and garnered All-Trinity League First Team and All-CIF First Team honors…Won first CIF Division II title in 2008 while also receiving All-Trinity League accolades…Mater Dei finished second in CIF in 2007…Also competed in golf.
Played for both Socal and Regency…Won gold medals as a 12 and under and as a 14 and under with Socal at the National Junior Olympics…Played with Regency as an 18 and under and took silver at Junior Olympics.
Liam O’Neill Gaughan was born in Newport Beach, Calif. on Feb. 24, 1993…Parents are Mark and Ellen Gaughan…Has an older sister, Molly…Has yet to declare a major at UCSB…Enjoys skiing…Favorite movies are “A Knight’s Tale” and “The Notebook” (it gets to him every time)…Scoring a last second goal to lead Mater Dei to its first CIF Division I title is his most memorable athletic achievement…Names current coach Wolf Wigo as his personal hero.