Men's Senior National Team




McQuin Baron
McQuin  Baron

Hometown:
North Tustin, CA

Last College:
USC 2018

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
10/27/1995

Club:
Regency Water Polo Club


07/25/2017

USA Men Take 13th Place At FINA World Championships With 11-8 Win Over France

Cupido scores three goals to lead a balanced scoring effort

07/23/2017

USA Men Down South Africa 13-4 To Advance To 13th Place Game At FINA World Championships

Alex Obert and Max Irving score three goals each

07/21/2017

USA Men Defeat Russia 14-11 To Close Out Group Play At FINA World Championships

Will take on South Africa in 13th-16th place bracket

07/19/2017

USA Men Defeated By Japan 15-7 In Second Match At FINA World Championships

Hallock and Dunstan score twice in the loss

07/17/2017

USA Men Fall To Croatia 12-7 In World Championship Opener

Cupido and Bowen score twice in the loss

04/21/2016

Inside Water ft. McQuin Baron

Ever wonder what makes McQuin Baron tick? The Team USA goalie shared a slew of information including what prompted him to try water polo, what his favorite vacation spot is and how he gets ready to compete.

07/15/2013

The 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain are on their way!

National Teams Prepare For FINA World Championships

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Recorded 56 saves at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest...Tallied 51 saves in a fourth place effort at the 2017 FINA World League Super Final…Added 19 saves in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio, Brazil...Posted 29 saves in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...32 saves in 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Recorded 37 saves in 2015 FINA World Championships...Added 14 saves in 2015 Pan American Games with Team USA winning gold...Posted .522 save percentage in starting role for Team USA's third-place finish at 2015 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Tallied 25 saves in reserve role at 2014 FINA World Cup where Team USA came in fourth place...Recorded double- digit saves on the way to fifth-place finish at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Started and posted 43 saves in helping Team USA to Gold at 2014 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Registered 13 saves at 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Member of USA Men's Junior National Team...Competed with USA MJNT Hungary, Szombathely 2012...USA MJNT XII Memorial 24 Giuno 2000 Catania, Italy 2012.

COLLEGE
Competes for USC, winner of the 2017 Cutino Award for his efforts in the 2016 season…Three-time All-American selection and National Player of the Year in 2017…among the best goalkeepers to ever play at USC, ranking highly on the all-time saves list.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Mater Dei High School...Ironman League Most Valuable Goalie 2013...Ironman League Champions 2013...Kap 7 Champions 2013...CIF Division I Champions 2012...Trinity League Champions 2012...First Team All Trinity League 2012...Division I First Team All CIF 2012...Mater Dei Co-MVP 2012...OC Register All County Team 2012...Ironman League Most Valuable Goalie 2012...OC Varsity Athlete of the Week 2012...Ironman League Champions 2012...Kap 2 Champions 2012...South Coast Tournament Champions 2012...North/South Tournament Champions 2012...Santa Barbara Invite Tournament Champions 2012...CIF Division I Champions 2011...Trinity League Champions 2011...First Team All Trinity League 2011...Division I Second Team All CIF 2011...OC Register 2nd Team All County 2011...Mater Dei Best Defensive Player 2011...OC Varsity Athlete of the Week 2011...Ironman League Champions 2011...Kap 7 Champions 2011...US Club Champs Champions 2011...USAWP National Junior Olympics Silver Medalists 2011...South Coast Tournament Champions 2011..North/South Tournament Champions 2011...Santa Barbara Invite Tournament Champions 2011...CIF Division I Champions 2010...Trinity League Champions 2010...First Team All Trinity League 2010...Division I Second Team All CIF 2010...Mater Dei Best Defensive Player 2010...South Coast Tournament Champions 2010...North/South Tournament Champions 2010...Santa Barbara Invite Tournament Champions 2010.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS
    • 2017 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 13TH PLACE
    • 2017 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, RUZA, RUSSIA, 4th 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
    • 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

    FUN FACTS
    Favorite Food: BBQ Chicken Salad
    Favorite Movie: The Guardian
    Favorite Actor: Leonardo Di Caprio
    Favorite Actress:Jessica Biel
    Favorite Song: "Red Neck" by Blake Shelton
    Favorite Musical Artists: Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Faith Hill
    Favorite Color: Indigo
    Facebook or Twitter: Facebook (Instagram Name: @mcquinbaron)
    Best Present Ever Received: Trips to different places in the world with his Grandparents who would take all his cousins and leave the parents at home.
    Best Halloween Costume: Power Rangers!
    Special Power: Transport. So he could go anywhere.
    Favorite Quote: "Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships"-Michael Jordan
    Etc
    McQuin supports Evan Cousineau and BAHBAD. Evan was a childhood friend and water polo teammate who passed away. "Fight on for Jon" 1/8/2014 In Loving Memory, Jon Walters

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