United States women's national water polo team

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United States
Association United States Aquatic Sports
Confederation ASUA (Americas)
Head coach Adam Krikorian
Asst coach Jennifer Adams
Captain Courtney Mathewson
FINA code USA
Olympic Games
Appearances 4 (first in 2000)
Best result Gold, 2012
World Championships
Appearances 11 (first in 1986)
Best result Winners, 2003, 2007, 2009
World League
Appearances 9 (first in 2004)
Best result Winners, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
World Cup
Appearances 15 (first in 1979)
Best result Winners, 1979, 2010

The United States women's national water polo team represents the United States in international women's water polo competitions and friendly matches. It is one of the leading teams in the world since the late 1990s.

On March 27, 2009, USA Water Polo named Adam Krikorian the head coach of the USA Women’s National Team. Krikorian was the UCLA men's and women's water polo team head coach.[1]

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 2000Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2004Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 2008Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2012Med 1.png Gold Medal

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

  • 19967th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 1986Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1991Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 19944th place
  • 19988th place
  • 20014th place
  • 2003Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2005Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2007Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2009Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 20116th place
  • 20135th place

FINA World League[edit]

FINA World Cup[edit]

Pan American Games[edit]

  • 1999Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2003Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2007Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2011Med 1.png Gold Medal

Holiday Cup[edit]

Kirishi Cup[edit]

  • 2014 — 1st place

Squads[edit]

Current[edit]

The following is the American roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2] view · talk

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2012 club
1 Armstrong, ElizabethElizabeth Armstrong GK 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 31 January 1983 United States Great Lakes WP Club
2 Petri, HeatherHeather Petri D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 13 June 1978 United States New York Athletic Club
3 Seidemann, MelissaMelissa Seidemann CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 26 June 1990 United States Stanford University
4 Villa, BrendaBrenda Villa D 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 18 April 1980 Italy Orizzonte Catania
5 Wenger, LaurenLauren Wenger D 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 11 March 1984 United States New York Athletic Club
6 Steffens, MaggieMaggie Steffens CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 4 June 1993 United States Diablo Water Polo
7 Mathewson, CourtneyCourtney Mathewson D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 14 September 1986 United States New York Athletic Club
8 Steffens, JessicaJessica Steffens CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 7 April 1987 United States New York Athletic Club
9 Windes, ElsieElsie Windes CB 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 17 June 1985 United States Tualatin Hills WPC
10 Rulon, KellyKelly Rulon D 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 16 August 1984 Italy ASD Roma
11 Dries, AnnikaAnnika Dries CF 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 10 April 1992 United States Stanford University
12 Craig, KamiKami Craig CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 21 July 1987 United States Santa Barbara WP Foundation
13 Anae, TumuaTumua Anae GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 16 October 1988 United States SoCal
Head coach: Adam Krikorian

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

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