4 Santiago Nunez
4 Santiago Nunez
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
Position: AT

2017: Ranked third on the team in ejections drawn (27) … Totaled 12 goals, eight assists, and 18 steals on the year … Scored two goals in each of four games – vs. George Washington (Oct. 13), vs. Johns Hopkins (Oct. 14), vs. Princeton (Oct. 29), and vs. Conn. College (Nov. 8).

2016: Scored nine goals on the season … Registered nine assists, nine ejections drawn, and 18 steals … Dished out a season-high two assists vs. Pacific (Sept. 4) … Won a season-best two sprints vs. Conn. College (Sept. 28) … Helped Brown win the NWPC regular season title … Earned ACWPC All-Academic Team honors.

2015: Earned CWPA Northern Division Rookie of the Week on Nov. 5 … Recorded 12 goals, 11 assists, 25 steals, and 11 field blocks on the year … Scored a season-high three goals at Conn. College (Oct. 31) … Made a season-best three steals in each of three games … Helped Brown claim the Ivy Championship and the CWPA Northern Division regular season and tournament titles … Earned ACWPC All-Academic Team honors.

Before Brown: Won a FHSAA state title in 2015 … Earned Team MVP honors as a senior … Gained Miami Herald First Team All-Dade accolades as a junior and senior … Garnered Fifth Team All-America laurels as a junior … Scored 72 goals as a junior and 65 goals as a senior … Played for head coaches Jimmy Aguilera and Lazaro Fernandez … Took Home USA Water Polo Academic All-American with Honors laurels … AP Scholar with Honor … Competed on the club level for Miami Whitecaps Water Polo Club … Played on the international level for the Peruvian Junior National Water Polo Team competing in Argentina, Peru, Puerto Rico, Serbia, and Turkey.

Personal: Santiago is the son of Veronica and Jose Luis Nunez … Has one younger brother, Diego … Born on November 19, 1996 … Economics concentrator.

Career Stats:

Year G A PTS STL EJD SW FB
2015 12 11 23 25 4 1 11
2016 7 9 16 18 9 3 3
2017 12 8 20 18 25 0 2
Totals 31 28 59 61 38 4 16