Men's Senior National Team

USA Men's Senior National Team Announces Roster For 2014 FINA World Cup


Alex Obert is one of 13 athletes headed to Kazakhstan for the FINA World Cup

Aug. 6, 2014

Huntington Beach, CA - August 6 - USA Men's Senior National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the 13 athletes that will compete for Team USA in the upcoming FINA World Cup. The tournament is set for this August 19-24 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The roster for Team USA features three athletes with Olympic Games experience including John Mann, Merrill Moses, and Jesse Smith. Team USA opens play against South Africa on August 19 and will take on Montenegro and Serbia to complete group play. To visit the official tournament website, click here.

See below for the complete Team USA roster and schedule.  

USA Men's Senior National Team Roster - 2014 FINA World Cup (Hometown/School/USAWP Club)
McQuin Baron - Goalkeeper (North Tustin, CA/Mater Dei HS/United)
Merrill Moses - Goalkeeper (Palos Verdes, CA/Pepperdine/NYAC)^ 
Conner Cleary - Defender (Goleta, CA/Stanford/Stanford) 
Nolan McConnell - Attacker (L) (Laguna Beach, CA/Long Beach State/SET) 
Alex Obert - Center (Stockton, CA/Pacific/Sac Polo)  
Alex Bowen - Attacker (Santee, CA/Stanford/Stanford) 
Bret Bonanni - Attacker (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/Stanford) 
Josh Samuels - Attacker (Villa Park, CA/UCLA/NYAC) 
Michael Rosenthal - Attacker (Miami, FL/USC/NYAC) 
John Mann - Center (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC)^
Luca Cupido - Attacker (Newport Beach, CA/Newport Beach HS/Newport Beach WPC)
Jesse Smith - Utility (Coronado, CA/Pepperdine/NYAC)^
Ryder Roberts - Attacker (L) (Vista, CA/UCLA/Del Mar) 
^2012 Olympian

Head Coach: Dejan Udovicic 
Asst. Coach: Jack Kocur 
Team Manager: Rick McKee  

2014 FINA World Cup Schedule (All times PT)
August 19 vs South Africa - 2:40am pt
August 20 vs Montenegro - 2:00am pt
August 21 vs Serbia - 3:20am pt
August 22 TBA (Quarterfinals)
August 23 TBA (Semifinals)
August 24 TBA (Finals) 

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