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18 Team USA Olympians Set To Compete In US Open Of Water Polo This Weekend

Kelly Rulon is one of 18 USA Olympians competing in the US Open of Water Polo this weekend

July 17, 2014

Huntington Beach, CA - July 17 - 18 USA Water Polo Olympians headline a loaded field of competitors for this weekend's US Open of Water Polo. Taking place at four locations in Southern California, the tournament starts on Friday, July 18 and concludes on Sunday, July 20. The men's third and first place matches will be played at La Mirada Splash in La Mirada, CA while the women's third and first place matches will be played at the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center in Commerce, CA. Admission is free to all matches all tournament long. 

Fittingly, Villa, a four-time Olympian and 2012 Gold Medalist will be joined by eight of her teammates from the 2012 London Games along with a host of other high level competitors including four-time Olympian Tony Azevedo and longtime Men's National Team captain Wolf Wigo. A complete list of USA Olympians competing is available below. In addition, some of the top athletes in the college game will be taking part in the three day event. To view full tournament rosters, click here. For more on the US Open of Water Polo, including pool locations and schedule information, click here

USA Olympians Competing In US Open of Water Polo
Heather Moody (American River)# &
Betsey Armstrong (NYAC) # *
Annika Dries (NYAC) *
Melissa Seidemann (NYAC) *
Kelly Rulon (NYAC) & *
Jessica Steffens (NYAC) # *
Courtney Mathewson (NYAC) *
Coralie Simmons (NYAC) #
Brenda Villa (Olympic Club)# & # *
Kami Craig (Santa Barbara Silver) # *
Maggie Steffens (Stanford) *
Brandon Brooks (Alumni WPC) #
Merrill Moses (NYAC) #
Wolf Wigo (NYAC)
John Mann (NYAC)
Tony Azevedo (NYAC) #
Jesse Smith (NYAC) #
Peter Varellas (Olympic Club) #
* Olympic Gold Medalist
# Olympic Silver Medalist
& Olympic Bronze Medalist 





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