11 Nick Tomasello
11 - Nick Tomasello
Birth Date: 03/24/1992
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Camarillo, Calif.
High School: Rio Mesa HS
Position: Utility

2011: Played in 26 games for the Gauchos…Scored 16 goals…Drew 13 ejections and penalties and tallied two steals…Had a season-best three-game scoring streak running from Sept. 10 through Sept. 11…Had a season-high three goals against UC San Diego (Oct. 1).  Scored multiple goals on four different occasions.


Attended Rio Mesa High School and played for coach Derrick Timmons...Posted 344 goals, 195 steals and 95 assists for the Spartans...Was a four-year varsity starter...Awarded with First Team All-CIF honors as a junior and senior; was a Third Team honoree following his sophomore campaign...Earned three-consecutive First Team All-Pacific View League honors after being named to the Second Team as a freshman...Was the 2009 Pacific View League MVP and was twice named his team's MVP...Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons...Led his team to the 2008 and 2009 Pacific View League Championships and the CIF Division V1 finals during the same seasons...Won the 2009 Oxnard Tournament and was named tournament MVP...Also competed in swimming for four years and helped set a school record in the 200 freestyle relay...Earned National Scholar-Athlete honors in 2010...Was the 2010 Rio Mesa High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year...Was a three-time International Baccalaureate Honors Student.

Played for Santa Barbara Water Polo Foundation...Was named to the 2009 Junior National Team, which he names as his most memorable athletic achievement...Was a member of the California Coastal Zone Team in 2007 and 2009...Won the 2009 California Coastal Zone Championship...Competed in four-straight National Junior Olympics...Led his team to the 2008 National Junior Olympics Platinum Division Finals...Was named a 2008 National Junior Olympics Platinum Division First Team All-American...Made it to the finals of the 2008 South Florida International Tournament and took third place at the United States Club Championships.

Nicholas Patrick Tomasello was born on March 24, 1992 in Camarillo, Calif....Parents are Frank and Kellie...Has three siblings: Tony, Frankie and Grace...Has yet to declare a major but would like to pursue a degree in communication...Has aspirations of one day working as a sports or talent agent...Names his dad as his personal hero...Enjoys running, playing basketball and volleyball, Frisbee, dancing and just having a good time when he is not in the pool or classroom...Favorite movie is "Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark"...Names "Brave New World" as his favorite book...Enjoys listening to Frank Sinatra's music.