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Di Martire Named MPSF West/Delfina Player of the Week

Nov 14, 2022
This is the first career MPSF weekly award for Gianpiero Di Martire,

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LOS ANGELES -- UCLA redshirt sophomore attacker Gianpiero Di Martire (Naples, Italy/Liceo Scientifico Francesco Saverio Nitti) has been named the MPSF West/Delfina Player of the Week as announced by the league office today.

Di Martire recorded three goals, three assists, and one field block in the 14-13 overtime win over No. 3 USC (Nov. 11). He scored all three goals in the final 1:05 of the fourth quarter as the Bruins rallied from a 13-10 deficit to tie the game in regulation.

His third consecutive goal, a one-timer redirect with 0:03 remaining, sent the game into overtime.

This is the first career MPSF weekly award for Di Martire,

Others nominated: Max Casabella (Cal).

The Bruins will open their title defense at the 2022 MPSF Championship on Friday, Nov. 18 against Washington and Jefferson College at 1:00 p.m. PT at USC's Uytengsu Aquatics Center.