Schaefer, Barott join Arcidiacono with postseason honors
40 of program's 63 all-time players represented
15-20 former players expected to rejoin program
Rams finish The Bronco 1-3
Victory puts CSU in good position for Championships
The CSU Rams welcomed back 22 former players on April 13, for a reunion game. All photos by Dan Byers.
Awards & Honors:
- WWPA Newcomer of the Year
- WWPA All-Freshman team
2013 (Freshman): Was named the WWPA's Newcomer of the Year after leading the team and setting a CSU single-season record with 73 goals... Scored in her first 27 games to start her career, a program record for goals in consecutive games, and 29 of 30 total... Was effective in all facets of the game, adding 31 assists (second on the team; 13th in the WWPA), 43 steals (second; 14th) and 28 drawn ejections (third)... Her 31 assists rank fifth in CSU single-season history... Her 73 goals ranked fifth in the WWPA... On two occasions, she scored six times, tying a program mark... She led the Rams in scoring 19 times, including 12 straight from March 17-April 7... During that span, she scored 38 total goals... After helping CSU to an upset win over No. 20 Brown (Feb. 9), she was named the WWPA/KAP7 Player of the Week... In addition to being selected as the league's top newcomer, she was also named to the WWPA All-Freshman team.
High School: Is a 2012 graduate of La Jolla High School... Was a four-year letterwinner in water polo and twice in swimming & diving... As both a junior and senior, she led her team to the CIF finals... Named to the All-San Diego CIF first team both years... Team captain as a senior... Competed for the San Diego Shores club team... Is a two-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic selection.
Personal: Born and raised in San Diego, Calif. ... Daughter of Kristin and Peter Arcidiacono...Has two older siblings, Alex and Mikaela... Her brother, Alex, currently players water polo for Air Force... Is a human development & family studies major.
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