Men's Water Polo

Emanuel Di Stasio
Emanuel  Di Stasio


Naples, Italy

High School:
Liceo Mercalli

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185




Mechanical Engineering


Five Claim National Academic Honors

Five from men’s water polo earned academic honors from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.


Big Second Half Pushes Win Streak to Seven

Lions break open game with eight-goal second half to earn 14-8 win over No. 16 Santa Clara.


Lions Picked Second; Ranked 14th Nationally

Men’s water polo was picked to finish second in WWPA by league’s seven coaches.


Iggys Honor Best of 2014-15

The 10th Annual iggy Awards issued 35 year-end awards on April 30 at Los Angeles Airport Marriott.


Iggys Honor Best of 2014-15

The 10th Annual iggy Awards issued 35 year-end awards on April 30 at Los Angeles Airport Marriott.


MWP | Tactical Way Forward

LMU Men's Water Polo Head Coach John Loughran entered the 2014 season stressing and holding his young team to a goal of taking steps forward every day, learning new roles while overcoming whatever comes in their path. No one on the Lions' roster has risen to the occasion more than junior Emanuel Di Stasio, a native of Italy that has had to adjust to a new culture, a new way of playing, and different food.


2016 Iggy Awards

2016 Iggy Awards presented by the Lions Athletic Fund at Doubletree LA Westside Apr. 27, 2016


MWP | LMU vs. Santa Clara

Western Water Polo Association game at Burns Aquatics Center.


MWP | LMU vs. Pepperdine

Wells Fargo PCH Cup Battle at Burns Center Sept. 11, 2015


MWP | LMU vs. Pomona-Pitzer

Final game of triple-header at Burns Center


MWP | LMU vs. Whittier

First game of a triple-header at Burns Center

Briefly... Emanuel Di Stasio is in his third season of college water polo at LMU...

At LMU... 2013... played in all 28 games for the Lions in his second season... scored 25 goals with 20 assists and 18 steals... scored three goals against No. 8 Long Beach St. (9/21/13) and four goals with three steals in win over Santa Clara (10/13/13)... had career best three assists in win over Air Force (9/21/13)... 2012... missed first eight games of season and finished playing in 17 games of the season... finished with 10 goals with six assists, three steals and three assists... had two goals against Claremont (10/5/12) and Harvard (10/6/12)...

Before LMU... was a member of C.N. Posillipo Under-17 team that won Italian Championship... also on C.N. Posillipo Under-20 Italian Championship team in 2008, 2009 and 2010... Attended Liceo Scientifico Mercalli... he earned the Progetto Laboratorio Sportivo Award in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009... in 2010 was given Kangourou della Matematica Award... was named Class President in 2009, 2010 and 2011...

Personal... Emanuel Giuseppe Di Stasio was born in Naples, Italy on July 26, 1993 and is the son of Lucrecia and Giuseppe Di Stadio... comes to LMU because of challenging Engeneering program and nationally ranked water polo team... Unlce, Mario De Leon, lives in North Hollywood and is a professional violinist, performing on soundtracks that include X2, Transformers, WALL-E, Invictus, and Despicable Me... a Mechanical Engineering major.

Career Stats
Year G Att. Gls Sh% A Ko ST FB 2012 17 32 10 0.313 6 3 3 3 2013 28 82 25 0.305 20 13 18 0 Career 45 114 35 0.307 26 16 21 3


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