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  Dana Harvey

Dana Harvey

Player Profile


Auckland, New Zealand

Last College:
Arizona State






2011 Season
Voted CSUN's Red Cape Award ... Played in 23 games with 202 saves (9.85 spg, #3 in the Big West Conference) ... Tallied ten or more saves in nine games including a season-high 21 saves against Indiana (1/22/11) ... Her 202 saves this year are seventh-best for a single season in school history, and fifth-best in career history ... Named Big West Water Polo Tri-Player of the Week for her 17 saves in CSUN's 8-7 victory over UC Santa Barbara (4/9/11).

Arizona State
Played two seasons as a goalkeeper at Arizona State ... Helped lead the Sun Devils to national rankings of eighth in 2009 and eleventh in 2010 ... In 2010, Dana started 18 games where she collected 139 saves and a 6.04 saves per game average, ninth-best for a single season in ASU history ... Her 5.22 goals against average was second-best in ASU history ... Collected ten or more saves in six games in 2010 ... That included a season-high 14 saves against Cal State Bakersfield, 12 against seventh-ranked Michigan, eleven against #13 Cal State Northridge and eighth-ranked San Jose State, and ten each in contests against third-ranked California #12 Indiana ... In two seasons at Arizona State, Dana collected 264 saves in 43 games ... Gained American Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic honors ... Was also a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Academic team.

High School
A 2006 graduate of Rangitoto College in Auckland, New Zealand where she was a team captain in water polo ... Gained international experience as a member of the New Zealand Senior National team ... During the summer of 2009, Dana represented New Zealand at the FINA World Championship in Rome, Italy ... Won the Goalie Award in 2004 as part of the New Zealand U-16 National team and won her team's Most Promising Award in 2006 and 2007.

Matador Memo
Born February 5, 1989 in New Zealand ... Parents are Jill and Dana Harvey ... Has one brother (Jason) ... Her favorite team is the New Zealand National water polo team ... Her favorite sports moment was her New Zealand team defeated Australia on a last second shot ... The best part about being a student-athlete, according to Dana, is being part of a team ... The toughest part about being a student-athlete is the hours of dedication ... When Dana has time to relax, she will go to the beach ... The most famous person she has ever met is Justin Timberlake ... Would like to be stranded on a desert island with endless amounts of food and water ... Her advice to young people - "You can achieve anything you set your mind too" ... Her friends always make her smile ... Communications major