Kami Craig

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Kameryn "Kami" Craig (born July 21, 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California) is an American water polo player. She was a member of the US water polo team that won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a gold medal in London in 2012.

Craig attended Santa Barbara High School, graduating in 2005 and the University of Southern California, graduating in 2010. She played water polo for the Trojans.[1]

Career[edit]

Craig played on the women's varsity team in high school as well as playing on the Youth National Team from 2003 to 2006. She played for four years at USC.[2]

In June 2009, Kami was named to the USA water polo women's senior national team for the 2009 FINA World Championships.[3]

In 2011, she played her first professional season in Greece, playing for the Greek giants Olympiacos.[4]

Awards and honors[edit]

She, UCLA women's water polo senior Tanya Gandy, and her teammate Michelle Stein have been selected as the three finalists for the 2009 Peter J. Cutino Award, an accolade presented annually to the outstanding female and male collegiate water polo players in the United States. The winners were announced at the 10th annual Peter J. Cutino Awards Night Dinner on Saturday, June 6, at The Olympic Club's City Clubhouse in San Francisco.

She was the 2009 Peter J. Cutino Award female winner.[5]

Craig won the Peter J. Cutino Award again in 2010, making her the only female player to have won it twice.[6]

Personal life[edit]

While at USC, Craig majored in sociology and minored in occupational therapy.[4]

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