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Schedule

W Water Polo
FINAL
Fri
Feb 16
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
22
Washington & Jefferson
Washington, Pa.
3
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Feb 17
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
15
Saint Francis (PA)
Saint Francis (PA)
Erie, Pa.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Feb 17
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
16
La Salle
La Salle
Erie, Pa.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Feb 18
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
12
Gannon
Gannon
Erie, Pa.
7
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Feb 18
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
10
Mercyhurst College
Mercyhurst College
Erie, Pa.
4
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 03
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
8
Mercyhurst College
Mercyhurst College
Bloomington, Ind.
2
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 03
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
No. 13 Hartwick
Bloomington, Ind.
16
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 04
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
No. 10 Indiana
Bloomington, Ind.
14
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 04
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
11
Cal Lutheran
Cal Lutheran
Bloomington, Ind.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 10
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
6
Iona
Iona
Loudonville, N.Y.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 10
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
14
La Salle
La Salle
Loudonville, N.Y.
2
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 11
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
14
St. Francis Brooklyn
St. Francis Brooklyn
Loudonville, N.Y.
9
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 11
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
6
No. 17 Wagner
Loudonville, N.Y.
8
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 17
Gannon
Gannon
11
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
Lexington, Va.
19
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 17
(RV) George Washington
14
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
Lexington, Va.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 24
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
8
No. 24 Marist
New Rochelle, N.Y.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Mar 24
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
Villanova
Villanova
New Rochelle, N.Y.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Mar 25
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
11
Siena
Siena
New Rochelle, N.Y.
4
W Water Polo
FINAL
Mon
Mar 26
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
11
Whittier (All Match Times in California are PDT)
Whittier, Calif.
6
W Water Polo
FINAL
Tue
Mar 27
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
3
No. 17 UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, Calif.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Wed
Mar 28
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
12
Redlands
Redlands
Redlands, Calif.
5
W Water Polo
FINAL
Thu
Mar 29
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
14
Occidental
Occidental
Los Angeles, Calif.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Fri
Mar 30
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
16
University of La Verne
University of La Verne
La Verne, Calif.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 07
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
9
No. 18 Wagner
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
13
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 07
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
10
La Salle
La Salle
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
4
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Apr 08
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
13
(RV) Iona
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Apr 08
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
18
St. Francis Brooklyn
St. Francis Brooklyn
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
10
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 14
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
12
Siena
Siena
Philadelphia, Pa.
6
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sat
Apr 14
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
5
No. 24 Marist
Philadelphia, Pa.
12
W Water Polo
FINAL
Sun
Apr 15
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
17
Villanova
Villanova
Philadelphia, Pa.
14
W Water Polo
12:00 PM
Sat
Apr 28
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
No. 18 Wagner
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
W Water Polo
TBA
Sun
Apr 29
Virginia Military Institute
VMI
MAAC Championship
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Sophia

DelBondio

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#5

Center Defender
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Napa, Calif.
High School: Vintage

Bio

2017: Ranked fourth on the team in steals during the year with 22 ... earned a career-high 27 goals during the season ... registered a season-high four goals against No. 23 Marist on April 15 to help the Keydets to a 17-15 overtime win, VMI's first ever win over the Red Foxes ... had three goals against Mercyhurst on Feb. 19 and three versus George Washington on March 4 ... logged 13 assists for the year, including two in matches against Occidental (Mar. 16) and Iona (Apr. 2) ... tallied a total of 40 points by way of her 27 goals and 13 assists ... drew eight exclusions for the year ...registered four steals against Iona on April 15 to help preserve VMI's second win over the Gaels during the year ... Dean's List recipient.

2016: Finished fourth on the team in goals with 28 during the season and fourth in shot attempts with 82 … also finished fourth on the team (10th in MAAC) in steals with 34 on the year, including four in the season opener against Penn St. Behrend … scored a season-high four goals at home against George Washington on Mar. 1 … tallied a season-best seven shots against St. Francis on Apr. 3 … recorded 11 assists during the season … logged 39 points for the year, including five against George Washington on Mar. 1 and four on two other occasions … totaled 12 drawn exclusions, with three versus St. Francis on Apr. 16.

2015: Played in 22 games during the season … tallied 31 shot attempts during the course of the year and logged seven goals throughout for a total of seven points on the year … earned a season-high four shot attempts in games versus Chapman and Marist (Mar. 21) … scored goals against Fresno Pacific, Chapman, Cal Baptist, Macalester, Caltech, St. Francis (Mar. 29) and Siena (Apr. 12).

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Vintage High School in Napa, Calif., playing for coaches Sarah Saunders and Julian Szmidt … earned all-league, all-section and all-county MVP honors ... named all-section first team and was a Kai-Hi All-American … two-team varsity captain and MVP as a junior and senior … won the Coach's Award as a sophomore on the varsity team … served as a captain of the junior varsity squad her freshman season and was named MVP … holds school records for most steals in a game and in a season … played for Napa Valley Water Club, Davis Water Polo Club, and Lominda … selected to National Selection Training for the Olympic Development Program … selected to A teams all three years competed in the ODP system … played for USA Water Polo at the Junior Olympics.

Personal: Full name is Sophia Anya DelBondio …daughter of Bret and Lisa DelBondio … has three siblings, Trevor, Connor and Mason … father played football at Santa Rosa Junior College (Calif.) and at UC Davis … plans to major in biology and exercise science.

Year

GP

Shots

Goals

Assists

Points

Shot %

KO

DKO

2017

30

69

27

13

40

.391

41

8

2016

27

82

28

11

39

.341

39

12

2015

22

31

7

0

7

.226

15

6

Career 

79

182

62

24

86

.319

95

26

Career Bests:

Goals: 4 - vs. George Washington (3/1/16); 4 vs. No. 23 Marist (4/15/17)
Shots: 7 - vs. St. Francis (4/3/16); 7 vs. No. 23 Marist (4/15/17)
Assists: 2 - vs. Occidental (3/16/17); 2 vs. Iona (4/2/17)
Points: 5 - vs. George Washington (3/1/16); 5 vs. No. 23 Marist (4/15/17)

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