Final match features one goal game as Olympic Club defeats Stanford
National League Championship set for April 1-2 in Irvine, CA
Trio brings valuable experience in and out of the water polo pool
Trio brings unique experience in and out of the water polo pool
Cal's Spieker Aquatics Complex to play host
60 Seconds With - Peter Varellas
Men's National Team vs. Croatia @ Rose Bowl
Men's Olympic Team Press Conference Recap
Men's Olympic Team Press Conference
The U.S. Olympic Men's Water Polo Team competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England finishing in 8th place
Second on the team at the 2012 Olympics with eleven goals... Top scorer for Team USA at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Scored five times during Team USA's run to a Gold Medal and Olympic qualification at the 2011 Pan American Games...Tied for the team lead with 11 goals scored on the way to a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships...Tallied three goals during fourth place finish at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Florence, Italy...Scored five goals during the 2010 FINA World Cup in Oradea, Romania...Registered five goals helping Team USA take 5th place at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final...Tallied four goals on the way to a fourth place finish at the 2009 FINA World Championships...Earned a Silver Medal at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China... Tallied five goals and seven assists... Posted seven goals during Silver Medal finish at 2008 FINA World League Super Final... Tied for team lead in goals scored with seven at 2007 FINA World League Super Final...Scored six goals at 2007 Pan American Games en route to a gold medal... Tossed in five goals at 2007 FINA World Championships...Third leading scorer for USA in 2006...A member of the U.S. Junior National Team in 2002 ... Helped the U.S. to a second place finish at the 2002 Junior Pan American Championships.
played for Rari Nantes Savona in Italy from 2006 to 2010, helping lead the team to runner-up finishes in the Italian League and LEN Cup in the 2009-2010 season.
Made the 2005 NCAA All-Tournament First Team and MPSF First Team All-American...Voted Second Team All-American by AWPCA in 2004 ... A reliable goal producer scoring in 27 out of the team's 28 games in 2005 ... Scored 56 goals during the 2005 season ... Named to the All-MPSF first team ... Scored five goals in the NCAA Tournament with three against UCLA in the NCAA title game to earn NCAA All-Tournament first team honors ... Helped the Cardinals reach the NCAA Championship game in each of his four collegiate seasons, winning the NCAA title in 2002...Was honored as the 2005-06 Stanford Most Outstanding Male Senior Award Recipient as well as the Pac-10 Stanford Male Athlete of the Year. He was also chosen as a recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Was named to the American Water Polo Coaches Association All-Academic Team... 2003 Honorable Mention All-MPSF ... Named to the 2003 NCAA All-Tournament first team ... Named to the All-MPSF Academic team ... Earned a spot on the AWPCA All-Academic Team.
A NISCA Boys Water Polo Third-Team All-America in his senior season and honorable mention in his junior year ... A two-time water polo First Team All-League selection at Campolindo High School ... Named team MVP as a senior and Best Offensive Player as a junior ... A five-time swimming All-American ... Recorded 115 goals, 42 assists and 118 steals during his senior campaign.
Father, Larry, was an All-American swimmer at California... Management Science & Engineering major
- 2012 OLYMPICS GAMES, LONDON, ENGLAND, 8TH PLACE
- 2012 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN, 4TH PLACE
- 2011 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 1ST PLACE
- 2011 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 6TH PLACE
- 2011 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, FLORENCE, ITALY, 4TH PLACE
- 2010 FINA WORLD CUP, ORADEA, ROMANIA, 4TH PLACE
- 2010 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, NIS, SERBIA, 5TH PLACE
- 2009 FINAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, ROME, ITALY, 4TH PLACE
- 2009 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, PODGORICA , MONTENEGRO, 4TH PLACE
- 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES, BEIJING, CHINA, 2ND PLACE
- 2008 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, GENOA, ITALY, 2ND PLACE
- 2007 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BERLIN, GERMANY 5TH PLACE
- 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
- 2007 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 9TH PLACE
- 2006 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, ATHENS, GREECE, 5TH PLACE
- 2002 JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, BOCA RATON, 2ND PLACE
FAVORITE MOVIE: THE FUGITIVE
FAVORITE ACTOR: HARRISON FORD
FAVORITE ACTRESS: SCARLETT JOHANSSON
FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: JAMES TAYLOR
FAVORITE COLORS: RED AND BLACK
BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME: A SCARECROW
SPECIAL POWER: TIME TRAVEL
ETCETERA: BEST THING ABOUT WATER POLO IS THE COMBINATION OF PRECISION AND POWER WITH A TEAM SPORT IN THE WATER... ENCOURAGED INTO WATER POLO THROUGH HIS FATHER
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