3 - Joey Gullikson
Joey Gullikson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 200
Year: RS-Sr.
Hometown: Sonoma, Calif.
High School: Sonoma HS
Previous College: Santa Rosa Junior College
Position: Defender

2009 (RS Junior):
Gullikson closed out his junior campaign notching 38 goals, 18 steals and 22 assists in 22 games for the Tigers. Joey finished the season tied for second place on the team in goals. His best performance of the season came against No. 6 Long Beach State on Nov. 21 when he completed the hat trick while recording two assists and two steals. His third goal of the contest tied the game at eight goals a piece and helped the Tigers earn the No. 8 seed at the MPSF Tournament. Joey was named the MPSF Mikasa Co-Player of the Week on Nov. 23 for his performance against Long Beach State.

2008 (Junior):
Joey redshirted his first year at Pacific.

Junior College:
Gullikson graduated from Santa Rosa JC in 2008, where he lettered in both water polo and swimming for the Bear Cubs, under James Graham. Dominant in both his years in the pool at Santa Rosa JC, Gullikson was a two-time All-American in water polo, as well as a two-time All-Big 8 Conference winner, two-time All-State Tournament Team, Big 8 Conference MVP and an All-American recipient in swimming. Being able to score at will, Joey totaled 195 goals in two seasons at Santa Rosa JC.

High School:
Joey graduated from Sonoma High School in 2006, where he was a three sport athlete, participating in water polo, swimming and baseball. Joey was a four-time All-Los Padres League selection, as well as the Los Padres League Most Valuable Player while starring on the water polo team. Over his four years at Sonoma HS, Gullikson scored 247 goals, the most ever in Dragon history.

Personal:
Joey Gullikson is the son of Mitch Gullikson and Sandra Lowe, and has three siblings, older sisters, Emily and Beth, and a younger brother Tony. In his third year at Pacific, Joey is studying sport sciences.