Men's Cadet National Team

USA Men's Cadet National Team Announces Roster For Upcoming Trip To Hungary

Team USA opens play in Budapest on June 2
May 24, 2016

Huntington Beach, CA - May 24 - USA Water Polo Men's Cadet National Team Head Coach Gavin Arroyo has announced the roster for the upcoming Kids' Final this June 2-4 in Budapest, Hungary. The event, featuring athletes 15 years old and under, will take place in conjunction with the LEN Champions League Final Six allowing attending athletes the opportunity to compete and see some of the best in the world square off.

"The KIDS Tournament for boys held in conjunction with the Men's Champions League Final 6 is a relatively new competition being offered in 2016. We decided immediately to enter a team in this event and are looking forward to all the action. In addition, this is an incredibly unique opportunity for ODP pipeline athletes to compete, watch and learn from the best in the world in one of the greatest settings for water polo on Margaret Island," said John Abdou, USA Water Polo High Performance Director.

Team USA will open competition on June 2 with a match against Dubrovnik at 8:00am local time and follow with a game against Szeged on June 3 at 8:00am local time. The results of those matches will determine Team USA's schedule for the rest of the event. For more information on the tournament, click here to visit the official website.

2016 USA Men's Cadet National Team Kids' Final Roster
A - Matthew Hosmer - University Pacific Water Polo - Central California Zone
CD - Gabriel Putnam - Royal 559 Academy -Central California Zone
GK - Adrian Weinberg - Pride Water Polo Academy - Coastal California
C - George Avakian - Los Angeles Premier - Coastal California
A - Alika Naone - Hawaiian Islands Water Polo - Hawaii
A - Thomas Gruwell - Del Mar Water Polo Club - Pacific Southwest Zone
C - Gabriel Discipulo - Stanford Water Polo Foundation - Pacific Zone
C - Beck Jurasius - 680 Water Polo - Pacific Zone
A - Sam Untrecht - Stanford Water Polo Foundation - Pacific Zone
C -Thomas O'Connor - 680 Water Polo - Pacific Zone
A - Jackson Painter - Lamorinda Water Polo - Pacific Zone
GK - Cal Meyer - Vanguard Aquatics - Southern Pacific Zone
U - Jack Reid - Regency Water Polo Club - Southern Pacific Zone

Gavin Arroyo - Head Coach
Andrew Silva - Asst Coach
Nikola Malezanov - Asst Coach
Liz Grimes - Manager




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