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 Ethan Damato
Christopher Oeding
Captain Maggie Steffens
FINA code USA
Olympic Games
Appearances 5 (first in 2000)
Best result Gold (2012, 2016)
World Championships
Appearances 13 (first in 1986)
Best result Winners (2003, 2007, 2009, 2015, 2017)
World League
Appearances 12 (first in 2004)
Best result Winners (2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
World Cup
Appearances 16 (first in 1979)
Best result Winners (1979, 2010, 2014)

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
  • 2016Med 1.png Gold Medal

Olympic Year Tournament[edit]

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
  • 2015Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2017Med 1.png Gold Medal

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
  • 2015Med 1.png Gold Medal

Holiday Cup[edit]

Kirishi Cup[edit]

  • 2014 — 1st place

World Games[edit]

  • 1981Med 2.png Silver Medal

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the American roster in the women's water polo tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2]

Head coach: Adam Krikorian

Name Pos. Height Weight Date of birth 2016 club
1 Samantha Hill GK 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 8 June 1992 United States Santa Barbara WP Foundation
2 Madeline Musselmann D 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 16 June 1998 United States Corona del Mar Aquatics
3 Melissa Seidemann CB 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 26 June 1990 United States New York Athletic Club
4 Rachel Fattal D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 10 December 1993 United States SoCal
5 Caroline Clark CB 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 28 June 1990 United States New York Athletic Club
6 Maggie Steffens (c) CB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 4 June 1993 United States New York Athletic Club
7 Courtney Mathewson D 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 14 September 1986 United States New York Athletic Club
8 Kiley Neushul D 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 5 March 1993 United States Santa Barbara WP Foundation
9 Aria Fischer CF 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 2 March 1999 United States SET Water Polo
10 Kaleigh Gilchrist D 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 16 May 1992 United States New York Athletic Club
11 Makenzie Fischer CB 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 29 March 1997 United States SET Water Polo
12 Kami Craig CF 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 21 July 1987 United States New York Athletic Club
13 Ashleigh Johnson GK 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 12 September 1994 United States New York Athletic Club

Squads[edit]















References[edit]

  • HistoFINA Volume VIII (Edition 2004)

External links[edit]