8 - Danny Natalizio
Danny Natalizio
Weight: 172
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Irvine HS
Position: DR
UC Santa Barbara
2007,/b>
Played in 23 contests for the Gauchos...Tallied four goals and seven assists...Also notched three steals, earned four penalties or ejections, and had two field blocks...Had a season-best two goals in UCSB's 11-5 win over Pomona-Pitzer (Sept. 8). 2006
Did not play. 2005
Scored 10 goals for the Gauchos during his first season on the active roster...First collegiate goal came in a narrow 7-6 loss to UC Davis (Sept. 4) at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational...Scored goals against top-programs UCLA (Oct. 15) and USC (Oct. 23)...Had a career-high hat trick in 16-4 win over Chapman (Oct. 30).. 2004
Redshirted. High School
Prepped at Irvine High School...As a senior, he scored 85 goals and had 90 assists...First Team All-Sea View League choice as a senior and a Second Team All-Sea View League selection as a junior...Also earned All-Orange County honors as a swimmer...Helped lead Irvine to the CIF Playoffs in his final three seasons...Played for Tim Fredrickson. Personal
Danny Natalizio was born Jan. 16, 1986 in Santa Ana, Calif....Has a brother, Jeff, who swam at Cal, and a sister, Sara, who played water polo and swam at San Jose State...Jenna and Anna are his youngest sisters...The son of Sue and Frank Natalizio...Is a film studies major at UCSB...Nicknamed "The Kid"...Enjoys surfing when not in the pool or in class...Names his parents and former Gaucho assistant coach and current U.S. National Team member Kevin Witt as his heroes.

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