6 John Koning
6 John Koning
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Poway, Calif.
High School: Poway HS
Position: Attacker

2012 (Freshman):
Koning saw limited action in his first year at Pacific. He finished the season with four goals, scoring twice in Pacific's wins over Cal Lutheran and La Verne, both at the Aggie Shootout. 

High School:
Koning joins the Tigers after a stellar four-year career at Poway High School in Poway, Calif. As a senior, he earned All-CIF San Diego honors and was a First Team All-Palomar selection. He tallied 112 goals and tied the school record for most goals in a game with 11, earning his team’s Offensive MVP award. Koning was also a first team all-league pick as a junior after recording 109 goals. He also earned three letters in swimming.

Koning played club water polo for the San Diego Shores, leading his team to first-place finishes at the US Club Championships and the California Cup State Championships in 2011. He was also a member of USA Water Polo’s Olympic Development Program squad from 2005-2011.

Koning was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., and is the son of Thomas and Mary Koning. He has an older brother, Tom, and a younger brother, Peter. Tom lettered for Pacific’s men’s water polo team from 2008-2011, earning All-America honors this past season. He will pursue a degree in international business.