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  Nancy El-Sakkary
Nancy El-Sakkary

Player Profile

Dollard des Ormeaux, Quebec

Last College:
McGill University




Electrical Engineering

Briefly: "Nancy is powerful and determined in gaining position and making herself available for the ball at two meters."

Summer of 2005: Competed for the Stanford Water Polo Foundation team at the USA Water Polo National Championships, helping the squad to a sixth-place finish ... Also played with the Canadian National Team at FINA World League Super Finals in Kirishi, Russia, helping the team to a sixth-place finish ...Did research and traveled to Alaska with the VLF (Very Low Frequency) Group in the Electrical Engineering Department at Stanford.

As a junior in 2005: Stanford's third-highest scorer with 34 goals ... Played in all 29 games for the Cardinal ... Helped the team to a second-place finish at both the MPSF and NCAA championships ... Earned Academic All-American and MPSF Academic All-Conference honors ... Scored a goal in Stanford's NCAA semifinal victory over USC (5/14), as well as its first-round win over Michigan (5/13) ... Recorded three goals versus Pacific (4/2) and a season-high four goals against UC San Diego (2/25) in the UCSB Invitational ... Also scored three goals versus Indiana (2/13) at the Stanford Invitational and against CS Northridge (2/19).

Summer of 2004: Played for Stanford Club team... Helped her team to a third-place finish at USA Water Polo Championships, earning All-Tournament Team honors.

As a sophomore in 2004: Tallied 16 goals during the season ... Contributed to Stanford's third-place finish at the NCAA Championships ... Earned Academic All-American honors.

High School: Member of the Canadian National Team ... Top scorer at the 2003 Canadian Senior Nationals ... A member of the All-Star Team at 2002 Canadian Junior Nationals ... Named Most Valuable Player at the 2001 Canadian Junior Nationals ... Member of the 2001 Canadian Junior National Team and 1999 Canadian Youth National Team ... Member of the All-Star Team at the 1999 and 2002 North American Tournament ... Competed for the Dollard Water Polo Club.

Personal: Born November 18, 1982, in Saudi Arabia ... Daughter of Ahmed and Nour El-Sakkary ... Has siblings, Baher (24), Mohammad (20), and Nelly (18), who all played water polo ... Most exciting sports moments were traveling to Rome, Italy, for the Eight Nations Tournament and to Manchester, England, for the Commonwealth Games.