AS A SENIOR IN 2014
UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (10/20).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
Totaled a team-high 67 steals, good for No. 5 in UCSD history for a single season ... Also dished out 22 assists and scored 21 goals ... Grabbed a career-high six steals, scored a goal and tallied an assist vs. No. 4 Cal (9/7) ... Recorded four steals, dished out three assists and scored one goal against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (9/13) ... Tallied a pair of goals, two assists, one steal, ejection drawn and penalty drawn against Concordia (9/21) ... Grabbed five steals, dished out two assists and scored a goal vs. Santa Clara (9/22) and Navy (9/27) ... Found the back of the cage twice and amassed four steals against Air Force (10/25).
GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE
Attended Golden West College in Huntington Beach from 2010-12 ... Team MVP for the Rustlers ... CCCAA state champions in 2011.
Has played for the junior national team of his native Venezuela.
A 2008 graduate of U.E. Colegio Champagnat in Caurimare, Venezuela ... Venezuelan national champions and CCCAN champions in 2009 ... Also competed in swimming and soccer.
Born Feb. 27, 1991 in Caracas, Venezuela ... Parents are Luca De Vivo and Gabriela Nicoloso ... Has a younger sister named Alessandra ... A structural engineering major at Revelle College ... Aspires to continue his education after graduating from UCSD and pursue a master's in architecture ... Most memorable moments of his water polo career include winning the 2013 WWPA title with his UCSD teammates, winning the Central American Games with the Venezuelan national team, and winning a state crown at Golden West ... Hobbies include surfing, skating, traveling, swimming, reading and camping ... Roots for Italy's AC Milan ... Lists his favorite athletes as water polo player Tamas Kasas, surfers Andy Irons and Alex Gray, and soccer stars Francesco Totti and Andrea Pirlo ... Enjoys The Hobbit film series ... Listens to Bob Marley ... Favorite food is pasta ... His parents, coaches and cousins are his greatest influences ... Would like to travel to space and around the world.