|Hometown:||Santa Barbara, Calif.|
|High School:||Santa Barbara|
• 2017 WWPA All-Freshman Team
A one-year two-meter defender who saw action in 25 games, all as a reserve ... accumulated two goals, five steals, and three field blocks and drew nine kickouts.
AS A FRESHMAN (2017): Played in 22 of the 25 games, which were all in reserve … earned a spot on the WWPA All-Freshman Team … accumulated two goals, five steals, and three field blocks and drew nine kickouts … tallied his goals against Fresno Pacific (Nov. 4) … had a career-high two steals against LMU (Oct. 28) and a career-best two kickouts drawn against Whittier (Sept. 16) and San Jose State (Sept. 2).
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, California, under coach Mark Walsh … first-team All Channel League his senior year … second-team All Channel League his junior year … led team to quarterfinals of Southern Section CIF his junior year … won league tiles both junior and senior year ... played for Santa Barbara Premier Water Polo Club where his team finished second in the Junior Olympics during the summer of 2017.
PERSONAL: Born in Shreveport, Lousiana… parents are David and Christina Rottman … father played volleyball at UCSB and professionally in Europe and is now a real estate developer … mother is an interior designer … has two younger brothers, Will and Alex ... enjoys watching basketball and football, playing video games, and going to the beach … plans to major in business.