Beckman senior water polo player Nikki Daurio, pictured right, has committed to Harvard, Patriots girls coach Sam Bailey reports.
Daurio racked up 103 goals, 46 assists and 122 steals last season for Beckman.
She will see plenty of familiar faces at Harvard. Coach Ted Minnis' Crimson feature Orange County products: Yoshi Andersen (Laguna Beach), Melissa Balding (Edison), Haley Bowe (Irvine), Alexis Del Toro (Laguna Beach) and goalie Cleo Harrington (Newport Harbor). All five of the girls are strong players.
Andersen, a junior who netted a team-high 72 goals last season, and Harrington, a freshman, were first-team All-County players, so look for Harvard's program to be on the rise. Don't be surprised if Harrington makes an impact soon and Daurio is an excellent get.
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