Men's Senior National Team




Nic Carniglia
Nic  Carniglia

Hometown:
Lodi, CA

Last College:
UC Berkeley 2018

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
01/07/1996

Club:
NY Athletic Club


09/04/2018

USA Men Announce Roster For 2018 FINA World Cup

Action starts in Berlin, Germany on September 11

07/28/2018

USA Men Cruise Past China 11-1 At Long Beach State

Carniglia scores three in the win; two teams to meet again on Sunday

06/29/2018

USA Men Defeat Hungary 12-5 To Open Play At Four Nations Tournament

Team USA taking on Germany tomorrow and China on Sunday

03/20/2018

USA Men's Senior National Team Announces Rosters For Australia Exhibitions & FINA Intercontinental Tournament

Team USA will meet Australia in two exhibitions next week

08/27/2017

USA Men Will Play For Ninth Place At World University Games After 8-4 Win Over Australia

Team USA will take on Canada on Tuesday

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 three goals at the 2018 FINA World Cup in Berlin...Notched three goals at the 2018 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...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 

Competed 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
    • 2018 FINA WORLD CUP, BERLIN, GERMANY, 6TH PLACE
    • 2018 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 1ST PLACE
    • 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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