12 - Renee Gargiulo
Renee Gargiulo
Born: 11/09/1988
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Clovis, Calif.
High School: Buchanon HS
Position: Driver
EXP: 4V
Cal State Northridge
Chalked up 80 career goals in four seasons which ranks her in the Top-15 in career scoring at CSUN ... Chalked up 126 career steals, seventh-best in school history ... Had 101 career assists, sixth-best in school history. 2010 Season
Among the team leaders in scoring with 28 goals ... Scored two goals in eight games this year ... Named an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... A Big West All-Academic selection. 2009 Season
Tallied 22 goals in 2009 ... Scored two goals in games against Cal Baptist (1/31/09), Michigan (2/21/09), Indiana (3/16/09), UC Santa Barbara (4/4/09) and Cal Baptist (4/4/09) ... An Academic All-American ... Also named Big West All-Academic. 2008 Season
Named Most Improved Player ... Named to the 2008 All-MPSF Academic team ... Fifth on the team in goals scored with 21 ... Scored a season-high three goals in a 11-10 overtime victory over Indiana (3/11/08) and against UC Santa Barbara (4/19/08) ... Scored two goals against UC Santa Barbara (2/24/08), at California (3/22/08) and against San Diego State (4/13/08) ... Led the team in steals with 46. 2007 Season
Renee Gargiulo amassed nine goals in her freshman campaign, fourth among all freshmen on the squad ... Nabbed four steals and registered 20 assists ... Her assist total was sixth-best among the Matadors ... Led the Matadors with three goals in a win over Occidental (3/13/07) ... Also collected multiple goals against Colorado State (3/31/07). High School
Earned seven letters for the Buchanon High School Bears, three as a swimmer and four for water polo ... Elected captain as a senior ... Earned All-City, All-League, and All-Valley honors as a junior and senior ... As a junior, garnered fifth-team All-American honors ... Sierra Shootout MVP in senior year ... Helped lead her squad to league championships in 2004 and 2005 ... Graduated with a 3.5 GPA. Matador Memo
Born November 10, 1988 in Fresno, Calif. ... Parents are Jim and Jill Gargiulo ... Favorites include actor Denzel Washington, the television show "One Tree Hill", and ice cream ... Chose Cal State Northridge for the water polo program ... Says the best thing about being an athlete is having great teammates, the toughest part is the hard work you have to go through ... Likes to watch TV and sleep when she has time to relax ... With a million dollars, would "shop, eat, and save the rest" ... Advice to young people is try your best at everything you do ... Undeclared major.