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

• Member of the 2018 WWPA All-Academic Team

A third-year utility player who has seen action in 60 career games, starting in two ... accumulated nine goals, 18 assists and 17 steals through the 2018 season.

AS A JUNIOR (2018): Played in all 25 games, starting in two … posted six goals, six assists, and seven steals … accumulated seven field blocks, two drawn exclusions and two five-meters drawn … member of the WWPA All-Academic team ... had a career-high three goals against Air Force (Oct. 14).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017): Played in 22 games, all as a reserve … posted two goals, 10 assists and seven steals … accumulated four kickouts drawn and two field blocks ... 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 ... posted two kickouts drawn and one field block … tallied an assist vs. Pacific (Sept. 17) ... scored his first-career goal and had an assist vs. Harvard (Oct. 23) ... posted a career-best two steals vs. Wagner (Oct. 22).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played 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 ... played for Stanford Water Polo Club ... 2015 USA Academic All-American.

PERSONAL:  From Emerald Hills, California … parents are Joseph and Jennifer Pagano … has a younger sister, Nina … recipient of the Scholar-Athlete award in high school from 2014-16 … member of the high school Honor Roll from 2013-16 ... hobbies include surfing, music, art, ceramics and guitar ... a psychology major.

CAREER HIGHS (through 2018):

  • Goals: 3 vs. Air Force (Oct. 14, 2018)
  • 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, 6 times (last: UCLA, Oct. 12, 2018)