4 Luca Pagano
4 Luca Pagano
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Emerald Hills, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
Position: Utility

A second-year utility player who saw action in 35 career games, all as a reserve ... accumulated three goals, 12 assists and 10 steals.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017): Played in 22 of the 25 games, which were all as a reserve … accumulated two goals, 10 assists and seven steals … had a career-high two assists against Fresno Pacific (Nov. 4) and a career-best two steals against LMU (Nov. 18) and Princeton (Sept. 9).

AS A FRESHMAN (2016): Played in 13 games, all as a reserve … recorded one goal, two assists, three steals, and two kickouts drawn … tallied an assist vs. Pacific (Sept. 17) ... scored his first-career goal and had an assist vs. Harvard (Oct. 23) ... posted career-best two steals vs. Wagner (Oct. 22).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played water polo at St. Francis High School … team was 2016 CCS runner-up and 2015 CCS Champions … 2016 fifth-team All-American ... 2016 first-team all-league choice … 2016 all-section second team.

PERSONAL:  From Emerald Hills, Calif. … parents are Joseph and Jennifer Pagano … has a younger sister, Nina … played for Stanford Water Polo Club ... enrolled in college of arts and sciences ... recipient of the Scholar-Athlete award from 2014-2016 … 2015 USA Academic All-American … member of the high school Honor Roll from 2013-16 ... hobbies include surfing, music, art, ceramics and guitar.

CAREER-HIGHS: 

  • Goals: 1 vs. UC San Diego (Nov. 17, 2017); 1 vs. Fresno Pacific (Nov. 4, 2017); 1 vs. Harvard (Oct. 23, 2016)
  • Assists: 2 vs. Fresno Pacific (Nov. 4, 2017)
  • Steals: 2 vs. LMU (Nov. 18, 2017); 2 vs. Princeton (Sept. 9, 2017); 2 vs Wagner (Oct. 22, 2016)
  • Kickouts Drawn: 1, 4 times (last: Stanford, Nov. 11, 2017)