Madison  Obata
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Madison Obata

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Honolulu, HI

High School:
Iolani

Height:
5-7

Position:
Utility

06/19/2017

Four Named to ACWPC All-Academic List

Three Earn Superior Distinction, One Earns Excellent

05/22/2017

Record Tying 11 Student Athletes Named 2017 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars

Scott Kim Previously Named Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Semifinalist

05/03/2017

Drpich, Sobierajski Named Student Athletes of the Year

Kibet, Fernandez Tabbed Rookies of the Year at All-Sports Celebration

04/28/2017

Fernandez Awarded All-MAAC Second Team Honors

Four Saints Named to All-Academic Team

04/18/2017

Garrity and Obata Named March Student Athletes of the Month

Ali Garrity and Madison Obata Take Siena Monthly Award

04/06/2017

Water Polo vs. Villanova (3/26/17)

Water Polo vs. Villanova (3/26/17)

03/27/2017

Water Polo vs. Wagner (3/25/17)

Water Polo vs. Wagner (3/25/17)

10/23/2015

2016 Water Polo Picture Day

2016 Water Polo Picture Day

04/24/2014

Water Polo vs. St. Francis N.Y. (3/30/14)

Water Polo vs. St. Francis N.Y. (3/30/14)


AS A JUNIOR:
  • Appeared in all 26 games for the Saints
  • Recorded 4 goals and 5 assists with a .364 shooting percentage and 4 steals
  • MAAC Water Polo All-Academic Team


AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Appeared in 27 of 28 games for the Saints
  • Recorded 2 goals and 5 assists
AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Appeared in 18 games for the Saints
  • Recorded 1 assists and 4 steals
BEFORE SIENA:
  • Attended `Iolani School in Honolulu, HI

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Randall and Teri Obata

GETTING TO KNOW MADISON OBATA:

Nickname: Mads

Twitter handle: @mmadison

Major: English

What I like most about Siena College: It's not just a college but a community.

What I like most about my sport: There's never a dull moment.

What I like most about coach: She's passionate about the game and focuses on not only making us great players but great people as well.

Another Siena sport I follow: Swimming, Basketball, Soccer

Player I most relate to on the team: Carly because we both come from beach areas, like the same kind of music, and we're both freshmen!

Best moment of the previous season: Going to the state championship

My goal for the upcoming season: Help get the team to the MAAC championships.

My biggest fear: An elevator full of people

My hobbies are: Reading, going to the beach, origami, hiking, and surfing

What is one thing you can't live without: Sunshine

If I could travel anywhere, I would go: Italy

If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: A great book

My biggest fan: My parents

My before game/meet routine: Listening to a certain pump up playlist before getting in the water.

Best advice I have ever received: Take pride in what you are doing as an athlete and train with a purpose everyday.

Most embarrassing moment: Trying to skip the ball off the water and instead it just hit the water without skipping into the goal.

Person I look up to the most: Mel because she's fearless, funny, and a great team captain.

Three words that describe me: friendly, dedicated, and energetic

If I could meet anyone, it would be: Evan Peters

Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Nascar racecar driver

When I am not playing my sport, you can find me: Studying

One thing you can't live without: Sunshine

My dream job: Novelist

If I had a million dollars, I would: Donate part of it to charity and use the rest to buy a nice house for my parents.

If I could have any pet, I would have: Teacup pig

My dream car: Porsche Carrera GT

Future Plans: Continue my studies and go to graduate school.

My Favorite...

Reality TV show? The Voice

Class at Siena College? FYSM "Crossing Borders"

Vacation spot? Hawai'i

Twitter account to follow? @WorkaholicsCC

Color? Green

Website? Netflix

Type of ice cream? Mint chocolate chip

Phone app? Snapchat

Animal? Shark

Food? Pasta

Movie? Friday Night Lights

Song? "Both Sides Now" by Joni Mitchell

Pro Athlete? Shane Victorino

Number? 5

Pro Team? Boston Red Sox

Actor/Actress? Gregory Peck/Jennifer Lawrence


OBATA'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR GP G A PTS SH%
2014 18 0 1 1 .000
2015 27 2 5 7 .222
2016 26 4 5 9 .364
TOTAL 71 6 11 17 .195