Five UC Davis players post hat tricks in road conference tilt at Air Force
2016: Logged 144.5 minutes in 16 games... Totaled 4 goals, an assist, 13 steals and 4 drawn exclusions... Scored first collegiate goal in Bruno Classic finale vs. St. Francis (9/4)... Also had goals against Wagner and George Washington during Rodeo (10/22-23)... Twice stung GW for two steals (9/4, 10/23)... WWPA and ACWPC All-Academic.
2015: Saw action in seven games for 26 minutes as a reserve... Finished year with an assist, 3 shots (no goals), a steal, and a drawn exclusion... Longest stint was 6 minutes vs. Bucknell in Rodeo tourney (10/24)... Earned ACWPC All-Academic (Excellent) honors.
RIGHETTI HS '14: All-Pac 7 League honoree in both swimming and water polo... Added Cal-Hi All-America, first-team All-Southern Section and Pac-7 MVP accolades as a senior attacker... Scored 73 goals with 68 assists and 80 steals that year... USAWP All-Academic selection... Played club ball for Orcutt Polo Association and One Way WPC.
PERSONAL: Born in Santa Maria, Calif.... Majoring in viticulture & enology, which first drew him to the university... Parents are Robert & Julie Knight... Part of a collegiate water polo tradition in his family: Robert played at Chico State while two different uncles competed for UC Irvine and Redlands.