Emanuel Di Stasio
Five men's water polo players claim ACWPC honors for 2013-14 season.
LMU men's water polo was represented by eight student-athletes on the WWPA All-Academic team.
LMU will continue the theme of the season as they look to rely on their youthful roster heading into 2013 WWPA Championships.
The No. 15-ranked LMU men's water polo team closed out regular season action with a 12-10 setback to No. 8 Long Beach State Thursday afternoon at the Burns Aquatics Center.
Milutin Mitrovic scored with 36 seconds remaining to break a 12-12 tie and propel the LMU men's water polo team to a 13-12 win over No. 20 Cal Baptist in Western Water Polo Association action Saturday at the Burns Aquatics 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.