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#6 Nick Hoversten
Position: Utility
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
High School: Acalanes
Major: History
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USA Water Polo: Member of U.S. Junior National Team from 2008-09, helped U.S. to gold medal at Junior Pan-American Games in 2008 and participated in Junior World Championship in 2009 ... was part of U.S. Cadet National Team from 2006-07 ... helped cadet team to gold medal at Youth Pan-American Games in 2007 and also participated at the Pan Pacific Youth Games in 2006.

2013: Scored 11 goals ... had one hat trick and two multi-goal games ... netted a pair in win over Harvard (9/7) ... posted a hat trick in win over MIT (9/8) ... scored in second-round UCI Invitational win over California (10/12) ... added a goal in MPSF wins at Long Beach State (11/10) and USC (11/16) ... scored in MPSF semifinal win over UCLA (11/30).

2012: Tied for fourth on the team with 22 goals ... scored four times at NorCal Invitational (9/15-16) ... added three goals during the SoCal Tournament (9/29-30) ... scored in loss to USC (10/6) and win at UCSB (10/13) ... scored a goal in four straight games from Oct. 21-27 ... notched consecutive hat tricks in wins at UC Davis (11/3) and Santa Clara (11/4) ... scored twice in loss at UCLA (11/9).

2011: Scored two goals on the year ... netted his first goal in 11-6 win over St. Francis (NY) at the NorCal Invitational (9/17) ... added a goal in 14-3 win over Princeton at the SoCal Tournament (10/1).

2010: Redshirted the year.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Acalanes High School ... lettered four years in water polo and three years in swimming ... captained the water polo team from 2008-10 ... helped lead Acalanes to DFAL title and runner-up North Coast Section finish in 2010 ... named 2010 East Bay Prep Athlete of the Year ... named NISCA All-American in 2009 (first team) and 2007 (second team) ... earned spot on California-Hawaii All-America First Team in 2009 and second team from 2007-08 ... named All-Northern California First Team, All-NCS First Team and Acalanes Team MVP from 2007-08 ... named All-East Bay in 2008 ... earned first-team All-Contra Costa Times nod in 2007 ... collected CIF Scholar Athlete awards for both water polo (2008) and swimming (2009) ... twice named Academic All-America in water polo (2008-09 and 2009-10) ... played club water polo for Lamorinda Water Polo from 2006-10 ... helped lead 18 and under team to gold medal at Junior Olympics in 2007 and silver medal in 2009 ... named to 2009 National Club Championships All-Tournament Team ... earned spots on Junior Olympics All-America First Team (2009) and Second Team (2007) ... named National Club Championships MVP in 2008.

Personal: Born in Windsor, England ... parents are Mike and Barbara Hoversten ... one older sister, Shanna ... majoring in history, with a focus on 20th-century Eastern Europe, and aims to add a second major in fine arts ... interested in a career in law or the energy field ... hobbies include woodworking, metal working, surfing and playing music with friends ... won first place in "Large Projects" category at Second Annual High School Woodworking Competition.