GENERAL: Excellent speed and enthusiasm in the water...Loves the game and works hard both in and out of the water...Can shoot from many various positions and also has the ability to come up with big steals...Possesses the ability to defend the top players in the league...Extremely quick...Also competes on the Siena swim team.
2009: Led all Siena reserves in scoring with 16 goals, 14 assists and 30 total points...Finished second on the team with an efficient .432 shot%...Recorded four multiple goal games...Registered hat trick in MAAC opening win over Villanova (4/4)...Scored career-high six points (two goals, four assists) in home opening win over Colorado College (3/16)...Paced the Saints with a pair of goals and assists in victory over Utica at the Marist Invite (3/7).
2008: Played in 31 games, starting six...Earned MAAC Rookie of the Week honors on Feb. 19 after tallying four goals, three assists and seven steals in her first four collegiate games...Recorded 14 goals and 15 assists for 29 total points...Added 23 steals...Tallied hat trick in 16-0 win at Utica (3/9).
BEFORE SIENA: Received four letters in both water polo and swimming for coaches Sandy Jamura and Dexter Lee at Kapolei...Competed as a distance swimmer on the swim team and was named to the OIA First Team all four years...First Team All-State selection following her sophomore and junior years after guiding her water polo team to the Hawaii State Championship Tournament...First Team All-OIA selection following her sophomore season...Won consecutive team MVP awards following her freshman and sophomore years.
PERSONAL: Born May 28, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii...The daughter of Derrick and Renee Hagi...Has a younger brother, Jayson...A biology major who one day aspires to have a career in the medical field...Chose Siena for the water polo program and the small class size...Also recruited to play water polo for Occidental and Chapman.
HOWE ON HAGI: "Nicole continues to shine as a sophomore on our team. She does all of the little things that make her teammates better. She will provide great experience on our team."
GETTING TO KNOW NICOLE HAGI
Name: Nicole Desiree Kiyomi Hagi
My favorite artist (musician) is: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be? Why? Jersey Shore because I am the QUEENGUIDETTE.
Favorite Athlete: Shantel Keiki `O Mahinalani Chong
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Japan
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Sabrina the Teenage Witch because she's awesome.