7 Andrea De Nardi
7 Andrea De Nardi
Height: 6-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Nice, France
High School: Lycée Massena
Position: UTL

2017 (Sophomore):
Appeared in all 27 matches this season for Pacific. Recorded 13 goals, six steals, and eight assists on the year. Posted three multi-goal performances including a hat trick against MIT (Sept. 17). Also recorded two goals against No. 15 Brown (Sept. 3) and No. 19 St. Francis (Sept. 3). Drew a season-best three exclusions in the Tigers' match against Brown. Was awarded the NCAA Elite 90 Award and All-GCC Academic selection following his success in the classroom. 

2016 (Freshman):
Scored 12 goals with 15 assists for 27 points in his freshman season. He also posted 19 steals with seven drawn exclusions. Scored in 11 games with one multi-goal game, a two-goal performance against Redlands (Sept. 18). Registered six games with two or more assists, including a season-best three helpers against No. 16 Johns Hopkins (Sept. 3). Defensively, De Nardi ripped five steals in a game against No. 16 Cal Baptist (Sept. 16)

High School/Club:
De Nardi is a 6-5 utility player who has spent time at center and center defender. He played for the Olympic Nice Natation club team, and won three national championships in youth water polo, in 2012, 2013 and 2014. He was the top scorer in the 2015 Final Four youth championship in Marseille, and the Interzones U-16 tournament  in 2014.

His father Vincent was a nine-time national champion in water polo and played on the French National Team and currently coaches water polo.  De Nardi is a native of Nice, France.