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Nic Carniglia
Nic  Carniglia

Hometown:
Lodi, CA

Last College:
UC Berkeley 2018

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
01/07/1996

Club:
Davis Water Polo Club


07/25/2017

USA Men Take 13th Place At FINA World Championships With 11-8 Win Over France

Cupido scores three goals to lead a balanced scoring effort

07/23/2017

USA Men Down South Africa 13-4 To Advance To 13th Place Game At FINA World Championships

Alex Obert and Max Irving score three goals each

07/11/2017

USA Men's Senior National Team Roster Announced For 2017 FINA World Championships

Seven 2016 Olympians return to lead team

06/16/2017

USA Men's National Team Announces Roster For FINA World League Super Final

Action begins in Russia on Tuesday

06/14/2017

USA Men Finish Croatia Series With 7-5 Victory In Long Beach

Thomas Dunstan scores three goals in the victory

06/01/2016

Inside Water ft. Nic Carniglia

Inside Water is back and first up on the men's side is Olympic hopeful, Nic Carniglia. Giving us the inside scoop, Carniglia dishes about his least favorite type of music, his family's surprising hobby and his philosophy on being successful. You don't want to miss this one!

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Tallied 3 goals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest...Scored four goals on the way to a fourth place finish at the 2017 FINA World League Super Final…Helped Team USA to silver at the 2017 FINA Intercontinental Tournament…Competed in 2015 Australian Super Series...Participated in 2014 exhibition series with Serbia...Took part in 2014-15 exhibition series with Italy...Helped team in 2014 Youth Worlds Istanbul...Competed in 2013 Pan American Games in Buenos Aires.

COLLEGE 

Competes for the University of California Golden Bears men’s water polo team…2016 NCAA Champion.

HIGH SCHOOL 
Attended Lodi High School in Lodi, CA. 

PERSONAL 
Pre-Business Major at UC Berkeley. Parents are Julie and Peter Carniglia; one younger brother Noah.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2017 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 13TH PLACE
  • 2017 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, RUZA, RUSSIA, 4TH PLACE
  • 2017 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA 2ND PLACE

FUN FACTS

Pregame Ritual: Music And Visualization
Favorite Quote: "Everyone's Got A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Face."
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Gold Medal Ribbon
Favorite Chain Restaurant: Panda Express
Favorite Reality Tv Show: Cops
If You Had To Make An iPod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: Mixed Bag
And What Would Be The First Song?: "Florescent Adolescence" Arctic Monkeys
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: Relaxing With My Friends And Family
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?: Swimming
Role Model: Tony Azevedo
Athletic Inspiration: Tony Azevedo and Denes Varga
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