Ben Stevenson scores five goals to lead the offense
Team USA will take on Canada on Tuesday
Team USA will take on Australia on Sunday
Team USA will meet Italy on Wednesday at 3:40am et/12:40am pt
Team USA takes on Romania on Monday
This week, Alex Obert speaks about his favorite aspect of water polo, describes the sport for those who might not know it well and shares a surprising childhood hobby. #InsideWater #BeVictoRIOus #RoadtoRio
National Teams Prepare For FINA World Championships
2013 Men's FINA World League Prelim - Recap
Notched four goals at the 2017 FINA World Championships... Scored two goals as the United States claimed fourth place at the 2017 FINA World League Super Final…Helped Team USA to silver at the 2017 FINA Intercontinental Tournament…Tallied two goals in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Scored four times in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...Added 10 goals in 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Posted one goal in 2015 FINA World Championships...Recorded four goals in 2015 Pan American Games to assist in Team USA's Gold-medal finish...Scored two goals in Team USA's Bronze-medal finish at 2015 FINA Inter- continental Tournament...Tallied six goals in fourth-place finish at 2014 FINA World Cup...Scored three goals en route to fifth-place finish at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Added four goals in helping Team USA to Gold at 2014 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Scored two goals during 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Competed in 2013 FINA World Championships...Competed in his first major event with Senior National Team at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Tallied two goals in helping the United States to fourth place at 2013 FINA World League Super Final.
Attending University of the Pacific... Named ACWPC second team All-American in 2013...Helped Pacific reach the NCAA National Championship Game in 2013...Scored 51 goals in his sophomore season...third team All-American...second team All-MPSF...Transferred from Sierra College.
Attended Del Oro High School ...Section MVP...League MVP.
Obert was born in Yorba Linda, CA, and is the son of David and Kristin Obert. He has one sister, Isabelle, who plays volleyball and basketball at Butler. Obert's hobbies include hanging out with friends and swimming. He plans to pursue a degree in bioengineering and desires to become an engineer.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS
- 2017 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 13TH PLACE
- 2017 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, RUZA, RUSSIA, 4th PLACE
- 2017 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA 2ND PLACE
- 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 10TH PLACE
- 2016 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, HUIZHOU, CHINA, 2ND PLACE
- 2016 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN, 1ST PLACE
- 2015 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KAZAN, RUSSIA, 7TH PLACE
- 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, TORONTO, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
- 2015 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BERGAMO, ITALY 4TH PLACE
- 2015 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, CORONA DEL MAR, CA, US, 3RD PLACE
- 2014 FINA WORLD CUP, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, 4TH PLACE
- 2014 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, DUBAI, UAE, 5TH PLACE
- 2014 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS, SANTA ANA, CA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 9TH PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, CHELYABINSK, RUSSIA, 4TH PLACE
Favorite Quote:"Chasing Perfection Makes Excellence."
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookies and Cream
If You Had to Make an iPod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: A Little Bit Of Everything
Where Do You See Yourself 10 years From Now?: I Have No Clue
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?: Basketball
Role Model: My Parents
Athletic Inspiration: To Go Out and Do My Best Every Day
Etc:Alex started playing water polo in high school to stay in shape for basketball season.
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