Ariel Arcidiacono
Ariel  Arcidiacono


San Diego, Calif.

High School:
La Jolla HS '12

Last College:
Colorado State



Human Development


UC Davis opens 2017 season at LouStrong Memorial

Aggies take on Stanford, Pacific, UCLA and host San Jose State in season-opening tourney


No. 12 Aggies sink Otters on Senior Day

UC Davis honors seven seniors in 2016 home finale


Cameron leads Aggies to 6-4 upset win

UC Davis finishes Big West slate at 2-3


UC Davis to honor seniors in Sunday home finale

Aggies host UC Irvine (Saturday), Cal State Monterey Bay (Sunday)


No. 9 Aggies head south to face UCSB, CSUN

UC Davis looks for first conference win

2015: Netted 14 goals with 12 assists in 321 minutes... Slowed by injury to start the year, missing first six games... Performed hat trick vs. Cal State East Bay (3/7) plus 2-goal games vs. Michigan (2/21) and Sonoma State (4/18)... Tallied 17 steals, including 3 each vs. San Diego State (2/22) and Wagner (3/7).

2014: Led team with 35 assists, tied for 6th in school history... Scored 21 goals with 16 steals, 9 drawn exclusions and 4 field blocks in 591 total minutes played (19.7 per)... Had six 2-goal games, including four in the first two weekends of play... Earned season-high 3 assists each vs. UC Santa Barbara (2/22) and Santa Clara (4/19)... Hit 2 goals with 2 assists and 2 blocks vs. Indiana (3/16).

COLORADO STATE (2013): Earned Western Water Polo Association Newcomer of the Year and WWPA All-Freshman honors during Rams' final season... Scored school-record 73 goals with 31 assists, 43 steals and 28 drawn exclusions in 30 games... Ranked 5th among WWPA scoring leaders... Totaled 12 goals during Aggie Shootout... Scored 6 each vs. Sonoma State (3/2) and Brown (2/9), the latter of which won KAP7 WWPA Player of the Week honors.

LA JOLLA HS '12: San Diego Section Player of the Year as a senior, Utility of the Year as a junior... Made All-SDS first team both seasons, helping Vikings reach section title game in each... Made San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic team for both swimming and water polo... Played club ball for San Diego Shores, boosting team to silver medal at 2010 Junior Olympics.

PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Peter and Kristin Arcidiacono... Older brother, Alex, played water polo for the Air Force Academy.

Career Statistics

Year G Min Gls Ast Pts Shots Pct Stl ExD Blk
2014 30 591.0 21 35 56 81 .259 16 9 4
2015 25 321.0 14 12 26 49 .286 17 7 6
Career 55 912.0 35 47 82 130 .270 33 16 10