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Ao Gao
Player Profile:
Ao Gao 1262137
Position: Defender
Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Beijing, China
High School: Baoding #1 High School
Senior (2016):
  • Had six assists and two goals in two games against Indiana.
  • Six assists earned against Indiana broke her previous career-high of four against CSU Bakersfield set in her sophomore season
Junior (2014): 
  • Finished the season with 38 goas, 32 assists and 23 steals.
  • Contributed to a total of 70 points recorded for the Sun Devils. 
  • 9th overall in ASU history with 96 career steals and 183 career points recorded. 
Sophomore (2013): 
  • Lead the team with 43 assists on the season.
  • Posted 43 goals for the Sun Devils. 
  • Third highest single season tally in school history while her 86 points are eighth.
  • Finished with 65 steals for the sixth highest single season total in history. 

Freshman (2012):

  • Member of China's 2012 Women's Waterpolo team in London
  • Missed part of the season, but finished with an impressive 21 goals
  • Posted 27 points on the season
  • Had a hat trick against Princeton

Before Arizona State:

  • Competed on the Chinese National Water Polo team
  • Helped lead the team to a fifth-place finish at the 2008 Olympic Games in her hometown of Beijing
  • Named an all-star of the tournament for her caliber of play
  • Helped guide her national team to a third-place run at the 2010 World Cup
  • Led her team to a silver medal at the 2007 World Junior Championships

Personal:

  • Full name is Ao Gao
  • Born July 7, 1990 to Yun Ren in Beijing, China
  • Planned major is psychology
  • Enjoys recording, writing, hand crafts and tennis
Gao's Career Statistics
Year Goals Assists Points Steals

2016

2

6 8 2

2014

38

32 70 23

2013

43

43 86 65

2012

21

6 27 8
TOTALS 104 87 191 98
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