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  Cristiano Mirarchi
Cristiano Mirarchi

Player Profile

Rome, Italy

High School:
Evangelista Torricelli

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190



Bruins Honored at 2012-13 UCLA Scholar-Athlete Banquet

Ryan Deeter, Liz Goodrich named Scholar-Athletes of the Year.


324 UCLA Student-Athletes Named to Fall Director's Honor Roll

Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA


UCLA Men's Water Polo to Open Season at UCLA Invitational

Bruins to play three regular-season matches and three exhibtion games during the tournament.


294 Student-Athletes Make Spring Director's Honor Roll

Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative grade point average.


Bruins Honored at UCLA Scholar-Athlete Banquet

Jeff Locke, Charney Burke named Scholar-Athletes of the Year.

Is slated to redshirt in 2012.

Played in 22 matches, making five starts...scored 10 goals on 38 attempts...named an honorable mention ACWPC All-America and All-MPSF selection for the second consecutive year...named an outstanding selection on the ACWPC All-Academic Team in addition to securing MPSF All-Academic Team honors...registered 14 steals, nine assists and six field blocks...scored the game-winning goal in sudden victory overtime for UCLA twice - in the MPSF Tournament title match against USC (Nov. 27) and versus Pacific in an MPSF contest (Nov. 4)...scored at least one goal in eight matches...had a pair of two-goal games - at Santa Clara (Oct. 16) and Long Beach State (Nov. 10).

Played in 24 matches, making 22 starts...scored 35 goals on 69 attempts, converting at a 50.7 percent rate...finished second on the team with 35 goals, seven shy of Ben Hohl's team-leading 42 goals and the highest single-season total by a freshman since 2001, when Brett Ormsby registered 43 goals...named an honorable mention ACWPC All-America and All-MPSF selection...secured ACWPC All-Academic acclaim as an "outstanding" selection...finished his freshman campaign with 10 steals, six assists and five blocks...ranked 16th among MPSF field players with a 1.46 goals per game average...ranked fourth in that category among MPSF freshmen...scored in 18 of the Bruins' 25 matches, including in nine of the team's first 10 games...collected 10 multiple-goal games, including a season-high five goals in UCLA's 10-9 win over Stanford in a semifinal match of the NorCal Tournament (Sept. 18)...also had four goals against UC San Diego (Oct. 30) and three goals in two matches...led UCLA with eight goals at the SoCal Tournament (Oct. 2-3), including a team-high three goals in a 9-8 loss to USC in the championship match (Oct. 3).

High School
Studied at Evangelista Torricelli in Rome, Italy for five years...competed for the club team Roma Pallanuoto...helped lead the team to three gold medals and four silver medals at the Italian championships...earned team MVP honors in 2007...played in 60 games with the Italian Junior National Team and three matches with the Italian Senior National Team...served as team captain and was the top scorer for Italy during the European Youth Championships in 2008 and 2009...earned MVP honors at the 2009 Eight Nations Tournament in Syracuse, Italy.

Full name: Cristiano Mirarchi...born July 11, 1991 in Rome, Italy...Cristiano is the oldest of Maurizio Mirarchi and Elisabetta Porfirione's three children...has one brother, Massimiliano, and one sister, Veronica...undeclared major.

Cristiano Mirarchi's Career Statistics
2010 24/22 35 69 .507 6 10 5 3
2011 22/5 10 38 .263 14 9 6 4
Totals 46/27 45 107 .421 20 19 11 7

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