3 Nicole Vasco
3 Nicole Vasco
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dana Point, Calif.
High School: Dana Hills HS
Position: Utility

2013 (Senior):
Vasco saw action in six matches for Pacific in her senior season. She tallied four assists for the Tigers, two of which came versus Concordia (Mar. 3).  

2012 (Junior):
Returning for her third season at Pacific, Vasco competed in nine matches for the Tigers. She scored her only goal of the season in Pacific’s victory over Azusa Pacific on Feb. 4, adding an assist and a steal.

2011 (Sophomore):
Vasco appeared in six games for the Tigers as a sophomore. She recorded one shot and one steal. 

2010 (Freshman):
Vasco saw time in five games in her first season at Pacific, tallying three goals on four shots.

High School: 
Vasco attended Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, Calif., where she earned two letters in both water polo and swimming for the Dolphins. She earned her water polo team's Most Inspirational award in 2006 and 2007, and tallied 42 goals, 29 assists, and 23 steals as a senior. Also an accomplished swimmer, Vasco captained her team as a junior and senior. Academically, she received the Scholar Athlete Award each year and was a USA Water Polo Academic All-America honoree in 2008 and 2009.

Vasco was a member of the Saddleback-El Toro (SET) Water Polo Club, where she was coached by Brad Schumacher, a four-time All-America selection for the Tigers and a member of Pacific's Athletics Hall of Fame. 

Vasco was born in Newport Beach, Calif., and is the daughter of Joseph and Lisa Vasco. She has one younger brother, Joey. During her free time, Vasco enjoys dancing. She is majoring in speech language pathology and is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority.