Ariel Arcidiacono
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
La Jolla HS '12

Last College:
Colorado State

Height:
5-7

Position:
Utl

Major:
Human Development

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.