Award recognizes top player in college water polo
Cupido scores three goals to lead a balanced scoring effort
Alex Obert and Max Irving score three goals each
Will take on South Africa in 13th-16th place bracket
Hallock and Dunstan score twice in the loss
Did you know, Alex Roelse is one of the only Team USA members NOT born in the United States? Roelse reveals several other fun facts about himself on this week's #InsideWater! This Olympic hopeful shares everything from his favorite vacation spot to why he loves water polo! #BeVictoRIOus #RoadtoRio
Tallied four goals at the 2017 FINA World Championships...Scored two goals at the 2017 FINA World League Super Final where Team USA took fourth place…Provided a veteran presence at the 2017 FINA Intercontinental Tournament where Team USA earned a silver medal…Scored once in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Tallied eight goals in 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Posted two goals during 2015 FINA World Championship...Added three goals in Team USA's Gold-medal finish at 2015 Pan American Games...Previously a member of Netherlands' National Team...Competed with Senior National Team in 2014 European Championship qualification games against Russia...Made Senior National Team debut in November 2013, helping the Dutch place second at an international tournament in Gzira, Malta...Selected to participate in Netherlands' National Training Center on
Competes for the UCLA Bruins...helped UCLA to a NCAA Championship in 2014.
Attended Winford Stebo in Utrecht, Netherlands, his last two years...High School didn't offer competitive sports so he played club.
Born in Gorinchem, Netherlands...His parents are Pieter and Mary Roelse...Has one older sister, Susan...Lists Arjen Robben,
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 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
Favorite Quote:"Do Your Own Thing on Your Own Terms and Get What You
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookie Dough
If You Had to Make an iPod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: House Music and Deep House, Such as David Guetta, Afrojack, Kygo and Lucas & Steve. It is a Mix of Laid Back and Upbeat Music.
And What Would Be The First Song?"Stole The Show" Kygo
Where Do You See Yourself 10
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?: My Friends and I Have
Role Model: My Parents. I Would Only Hope That One Day I Could Be That Respectable. They Are Able To Find A Great Balance Between Work and Pleasure While Always Providing A Great Life For Our Family.
Athletic Inspiration: Jerry Rice--All The Extra Time He Put Into Making Himself The Greatest receiver Really Paid off.
Etc: Arno Havenga, now the coach of the Dutch Women's National Team, inspired and pushed me to chase my dreams. Without
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