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  Bethany Scamara

Bethany Scamara

Player Profile

RS Senior

Fontana, Calif.

High School:
Fontana HS






2011 Season
Voted Co-Most Inspirational Award ... Also named Big West All-Academic for a second straight season ... Scored seven goals along with six steals and three assists in 30 games ... Scored a season-high two goals against Cal Baptist (4/9/11).

2010 Season
Scored 15 goals ... Scored three goals vs Fresno Pacific (1/30/10) and Occidental (3/11/10) ... Named an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... A Big West All-Academic selection.

2009 Season

2008 Season
Tallied five goals, three assists and three steals ... Scored two goals in the 18-2 CSUN victory over Fresno Pacific (2/3/08) and against Occidental (3/11/08) ... Achieved the highest academic honor by the American College Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) by being classified as "Superior" Academic All-American for having a GPA between 3.71 and 4.00 ... To be eligible for Academic All-American, a student-athlete must have a 3.2 GPA or higher cumulative GPA, be at least a sophomore academically, and must have been an active participant on the team.

2007 Season
Bethany Scamara scored seven goals in her freshman campaign ... Added one assist and a pair of steals ... Got into the goal column for the first time with a pair of scores against Cal State San Bernardino on 2/24 ... notched two more goals versus Occidental on 3/13 ... Added a third multi-goal game against Pacific on 4/15.

Fontana High School
Graduated from Fontana High School in 2006 with a 3.87 GPA ... A four-year letterwinner in both swimming and water polo ... Named a starter in both sports all four years ... Named captain of her swim team in three of the four seasons ... Also named captain of her water polo team for one season ... Earned MVP honors as a member of the Steelers' swim team all four years ... Named to the All-Citrus Belt League First Team all four years ... Named to the All-CIF Second Team for water polo in 2006 ... Currently holds seven difference school swimming records ... Scored 124 goals in her senior year for her water polo team.

Matador Memo
Born May 4, 1988 ... Parents are Linda and Vic Scamara ... Has one older brother, Luke ... Favorite professional team is the U.S. National Water Polo squad ... Favorite athlete is Carson Palmer (Cincinnati Bengals) ... Lists Mark Wahlberg and Angelina Jolie as her favorite actor and actress ... Enjoys watching "Grey's Anatomy" and the movie "SuperBad" ... Vince's spaghetti is her favorite food and will avoid sushi whenever possible ... Enjoys listening to Britney Spears and any other band that gives her something to dance to ... Chose to attend CSUN because of water polo coaches Molly Barnes and Marcelo Leonardi ... Considers her CIF game-winning backhand shot as her greatest sports moment ... Jamie Vessey from San Diego State is her best friend from another team (swimming/water polo) ... Considers making new friends the best thing about being an athlete ... Getting enough sleep however is the toughest thing about being an athlete ... Likes to watch movies and listen to music during her free time ... Has no superstitions but likes to swim during her pregame ritual ... is her favorite website ... Has met Hillary Clinton in person ... Would like to switch places for a day with Paris Hilton ... Would buy a house if she had a million dollars ... Would have loved to have dinner with Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy ... "Hard work pays off" is the best piece of advice ever given to her ... Encourages others to keep their grades up ... People would be surprised by the number of hours spent in a pool during her everyday routine ... Title of her autobiography would be, "Small Size Does Not Matter" ... Cannot imagine going a week without sleep and music ... Spending time with her friends always makes her smile ... Considers her dad as her greatest hero due to his smart, honest, and strong work ethic ... Is a rare two-sport letterwinner in both swimming and water polo ... Named Academic All-American during her last two years at CSUN, and was named Varsity "N" Athlete in 2008 for water polo ... Kinesiology major.