Eric Curia
Eric  Curia


Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville North

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 193



Three Falcons earn WWPA honors

Riley Thomas was a first-team all-WWPA selection


Junior Eric Curia named KAP7 WWPA co-Player of the Week

Curia scored 13 goals, had six steals and two assists in four games last week


Air Force beats Fresno Pacific, 16-11, in water polo

Falcons are ranked 15th in the nation and are 12-14 overall this season


Air Force water polo splits two games at Rodeo Tournament

Falcons beat Santa Clara; fall to Brown


Air Force water polo splits two games at Rodeo Tournament

The Falcons fell to Bucknell and beat Fresno Pacific; AFA is 10-13 overall this season

2014: Played and started all 30 games ... ninth on the team with 22 points on nine goals and 13 assists ... also had 12 steals ... two goals against Redlands, Whittier and Fresno Pacific.

2013: Played in three games and recorded one assist.

High School: Earned four varsity letters for water polo ... team captain as a junior and senior ... two-time first-team all-state selection ... All-American selection in 2012 ... runner-up Illinois State player of the year (2013) ... second all-time in IHSA for most goals in a single season ... sectional MVP in 2012 and 2013 ... played for the West Suburban Water Polo Club ... member of the Midwest Zone ODP team ... chosen for the 2013 ODP National Selection and Training camp ... also lettered four years in swimming.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 28 ... son of Mike and Kim Curia ... father played basketball at Christian Brothers College ... major is civil engineering ... hobbies include playing water polo; spending time with family and friends; playing basketball, playing golf, eating and sleeping ... favorite quote is: “Great moments are born from great opportunity. This is your time, now go out there and take it.” - Herb Brooks ... this past summer, worked in the civil engineering (FERL) program ... also worked as a cadet instructor in Basic Cadet Training ... is the Group 3 Honor Officer ... on the athletic’s list four times ... long-term goal is to become a civil engineering officer in the Air Force.
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