UCSD M Water Polo BIO
13 Luca De Vivo

UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (10/20) ... Drew a career-high three ejections against Stanford (9/20) ... Scored two goals, one assist and three steals against Fresno Pacific (9/26) ... Earned a career-high three goals while adding an ejection drawn against California Baptist (10/17) ... Recorded his second hat trick of the season in the second round of the WWPA Championship against California Baptist (11/22) ... Grabbed a season-high four steals in the WWPA Championship game against Loyola Marymount (11/23) ... Tied his season-high four steals in the NCAA play-in game against Brown (11/29).

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).

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.

Goals 3 vs. CBU 10/17/14
Assists 3 vs. CMS 9/13/13
Steals 6 vs. Cal 9/7/13
Ej. Drawn 3 vs. Stanford 9/20/14
Season G A Stl Pen Dr Ej Dr Shot % FB MA TO Ej Total
2013 21 22 67 1 12 .280 7 54 37 20 82
2014 19 10 31 0 17 .245 9 31 25 22 56
Totals 40
32 98 1 29 .320 16 85 62 42 138
Position: Utility
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
High School: U.E. Colegio Champagnat
Other College: Golden West College
College: Revelle
Major: Structural Engineering
Experience: 1 Letter
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