NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
UCLA Men's Water Polo BIO
Aimone Barabino
Player Profile:
Aimone Barabino 1263996
Position: Utility
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Recco, Italy
High School: La Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi [NYC]
Experience: 3 Letters

Played in 27 games, making three starts...scored 15 goals on 37 attempts, converting at a 40.5 percent clip...named an honorable mention All-MPSF selection...captured MPSF All-Academic Team accolades...led the team with 73 earned exclusions...also tallied 10 steals, seven assists and six field blocks...scored in 10 games, including a season-best three goals in UCLA's 20-0 win over Whittier (Oct. 22)...had four multiple-goal games...scored one goal in UCLA's 10-9 sudden-victory overtime win over USC in the MPSF Tournament's title match (Nov. 27).

Played in 24 games, making two starts...scored 10 goals on 26 attempts, converting at a 38.5 percent rate...served as one of the Bruins' three primary two-meter players...finished third on the team with 22 earned exclusions...also collected five blocks, four steals and two assists...scored in nine games, including a season-high two goals against Pacific in a first-round victory at the MPSF Tournament (Nov. 26)...scored in five of UCLA's final eight matches...scored one goal in his first collegiate game, a 12-4 victory over Concordia (Sept. 11) in UCLA's season opener.

High School
Studied for four years at Istituto Emiliani di Nervi (in province of Genoa), Italy before spending one year in New York City at Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi...played water polo in Italy for the club R.N. Camogli...led R.N. Camogli to the gold medal at the Italian Championship in each of three seasons (2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09)...earned team MVP honors in 2006 and 2008...represented Italy at the European Youth Championship in 2008 (7th place) and 2009 (6th place)...finished fifth during Nationals in 2010 with the New York Athletic Club's "B" team...helped lead Italy to an eighth-place finish at the Six Nations tournament and a fourth-place result at the Eight Nations tournament.

Personal - Full name: Aimone Barabino (pronounced ai-MOHN-uh bar-uh-BEE-noh)...born March 19, 1991 in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy (province of Genoa)...Aimone is the younger of Alessandro Barabino and Cristiana Pizzo's two sons...has one older brother, Alarico...undeclared major...interested in studying biology.

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