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  Carson Nestler

Carson Nestler

Player Profile


Los Gatos, Calif.

High School:
Los Gatos






2011 Season
Played in eight games with one goal, two assists and two steals.

High School
Played four seasons of water polo at Los Gatos High School ... A four-year starter, and team captain in her senior season ... An All-Central Coast Section (CCS) selection during her senior and junior seasons ... Also voted league MVP in 2008 and 2009 in addition to all-league accolades.

Matador Memo
Born August 11, 1992 in Chicago, Il ... Parents are Kathleen and Doug Nestler ... Has one sister (Halle) ... Roots for the world champion San Francisco Giants ... Her favorite player is Buster Posey on the SF Giants ... Her favorite actor is Chris Dane ... Her favorite actress is Rachel McAdams ... Likes to watch Grey's Anatomy ... Her favorite movie is The Matrix ... Likes to eat hamburgers but stays away from calamari ... Her favorite solo musical artist is The Rocket Summer ... Her favorite website is Facebook ... Chose Cal State Northridge because of the water polo program ... The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Carson, is being healthy ... The toughest part about being a student-athlete is the work load ... Her pre-game ritual is to listen to loud music ... If Carson was president of the NCAA, she would give tons of money to the sport of water polo ... The most famous person she has ever met is Brandi Chastain ... Would have liked to have met Susan B. Anthony ... Would like be stranded on a desert island with Chris Dane ... If Carson was forced to listen to one CD the rest of her life, it would be Bare Naked Ladies ... If she had a million dollars, she would give it to her parents ... Her advice to young people - "enjoy yourselves." ... No one knows, according to Carson, that she talks in her sleep ... Can't go a week, says Carson, without knowledge ... One possession she can't live without is her iPod ... Years from now, she will still laugh about the time she spilled milk all over homecoming dinner ... If she could change one thing about the world, Carson would get rid of loneliness ... Turkey cranberry sandwiches at Togo's always makes her smile ... Her greatest hero is Superman because "he always gets it done." ... Major is Biology.