Women's Senior National Team

  • - Currently ranked fifth in the world

    - Fifth place at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain

    - Gold medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England

    - Gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico

    - Gold medal at the 2010 FINA World Cup in Christchurch, New Zealand

    - Gold medal at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final in La Jolla, CA

    - Only women's water polo nation to win three World Championships

    - Gold medal at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome, Italy

    - Gold medal at the 2009 FINA World League Super Final in Kirishi, Russia

    - Silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China

    - Silver medal at the 2008 FINA World League Super Final in Tenerife, Spain

    - Only team in women's water polo worldwide to win medals at the 2000, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympic Games

    - In 2005, became the country with the most overall medals in women's water polo (FINA Junior and Senior events)

    - Gold medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

    - Gold medal at the 2007 World League Super Final in Montreal, Canada

    - Gold medal at the 2007 World Championships in Melbourne, Australia

    - Gold medal at the 2006 Holiday Cup in Los Alamitos, CA, sixth consecutive year

    - Gold medal at the 2006 World League in Cosenza, Italy

    - Silver medal at the 2005 World Championships in Montreal, Canada

    - Gold medal at the 2005 Junior World Championships in Perth, Australia

    - Bronze medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece

    - Gold medal at the 2004 World League in Long Beach, CA

    - Silver medal at the 2003 Junior World Championships in Calgary, Canada

    - Gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic

    - Gold medal at the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain

    - Silver medal at 2002 World Cup in Perth, Australia

    - Gold medal at the 2001 Junior World Championships in Perth, Australia

    - Silver medal at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, the first Olympics to feature women's water polo as an official sport

    - Gold medal at the first-ever World Cup in 1979

  • USA Women's Olympic Game Finishes
    2000 Sydney, Australia 2nd
    2004 Athens, Greece 3rd
    2008 Beijing, China 2nd
    2012 London, England 1st
     
    USA Women's World Championship Finishes
    1986 Madrid, Spain 3rd
    1991 Perth, Australia 3rd
    1994 Rome, Italy 4th
    1998 Perth, Australia 8th
    2001 Fukuoka, Japan 4th
    2003 Barcelona, Spain 1st
    2005 Montreal, Canada 2nd
    2007 Melbourne, Australia 1st
    2009 Rome, Italy 1st
    2011 Shanghai, China 6th
    2013 Barcelona, Spain 5th
      USA Women's World Cup Finishes
    1979 Merced, CA, USA 1st
    1980 Breda, Netherlands 2nd
    1981 Brisbane, Australia 4th
    1983 Sainte Foy, Canada 2nd
    1984 Irvine, CA, USA 2nd
    1988 Christchurch, New Zealand 4th
    1989 Eindhoven, Netherlands 2nd
    1991 Long Beach, CA, USA 3rd
    1993 Catania, Italy 5th
    1995 Sydney, Australia 6th
    1997 Nancy, France 7th
    1999 Winnipeg, Canada 6th
    2002 Perth, Australia 2nd
    2006 Tianjin, China 4th
    2010 Christchurch, New Zealand 1st
     
    USA Women's World League Super Final Finishes
    2004 Long Beach, CA, USA 1st
    2005 Kirishi, Russia 5th
    2006 Cosenza, Italy 1st
    2007 Montreal, Canada 1st
    2008 Tenerife, Spain 2nd
    2009 Kirishi, Russia 1st
    2010 La Jolla, CA, USA 1st
    2011 Tianjin, China 1st
    2012 Changshu, China 1st
    2013 Beijing, China 3rd

    KEY
    AMC - Assistant Men's Coach, HMC - Head Men's Coach, AWC - Assistant Women's Coach, HWC - Head Women's Coach, MGR - Manager, NYAC - New York Athletic, Club Mac - Missouri Athletic Club, CAA - Chicago Athletic Association

    NOTE: though teams were recognized, the 1976 team did not qualify for the olympics and the 1980 team did not compete due to the U.S. boycott. The source for Olympic rosters from 1904-1976 is Water Polo in the Olympic Games by James Smith. The source for the 1980 team is the U.S. Olympic Committee's official olympic roster. For 1984-present, official start sheets from the games are used as source. In 1904, three american teams entered the water polo competition, the New York Athletic Club (NYAC), the Chicago Athletic Association (CAA) and the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC). Athletes from all three of these clubs are listed here.

  • USA Women's Olympians
    Adams, Jen MGR 2012
    Anae, Tumua 2012
    Armstrong, Betsy 2008, 2012
    Baker, Guy HWC 2000, 2004,
    2008
    Beauregard, Robin 2000, 2004
    Cardenas, Patty 2008
    Craig, Kami 2008, 2012
    Dingeldein, Margaret 2004
    Dries, Annika 2012
    Duplanty, Chris AWC 2000
    Estes, Ellen 2000, 2004
    Frank, Jacqueline 2004
    Golda, Natalie 2004, 2008
    Gregorka, Alison 2008
    Hayes, Brittany 2008
    Hipp (Komer), Jamie 2008
    Johnson, Courtney 2000
    Klatt, DanAWC 2012
    Kopp, Kyle AWC 2004, AWC 2008
    Krikorian, Adam HWC 2012
     
    Lindgren, Ken AWC 2000
    Lorenz, Ericka 2000, 2004
    Mathewson, Courtney 2012
    Moody, Heather 2000, 2004,AWC 2008,
    2012
    Munro, Thalia 2004
    Orwig, Bernice 2000, MGR 2008
    O'Toole, Maureen 2000
    Payne, Nicolle 2000, 2004
    Petri, Heather 2000, 2004, 2008,
    2012
    Pickering, Michelle MGR 2000, 2004
    Rulon, Kelly 2004, 2012
    Scott, Rachel AWC 2004
    Seidemann, Melissa 2012
    Sheehy, Kathy 2000
    Simmons, Coralie 2000
    Stachowski, Amber 2004
    Steffens, Jessica 2008, 2012
    Steffens, Maggie 2012
    Swail, Julie 2000
    van Norman, Moriah 2008
    Villa, Brenda 2000, 2004, 2008,
    2012
    Wenger, Lauren 2008, 2012
    Windes, Elsie 2008, 2012

    KEY
    AMC - Assistant Men's Coach, HMC - Head Men's Coach, AWC - Assistant Women's Coach, HWC - Head Women's Coach, MGR - Manager, NYAC - New York Athletic, Club Mac - Missouri Athletic Club, CAA - Chicago Athletic Association

    NOTE: though teams were recognized, the 1976 team did not qualify for the olympics and the 1980 team did not compete due to the U.S. boycott. The source for Olympic rosters from 1904-1976 is Water Polo in the Olympic Games by James Smith. The source for the 1980 team is the U.S. Olympic Committee's official olympic roster. For 1984-present, official start sheets from the games are used as source. In 1904, three american teams entered the water polo competition, the New York Athletic Club (NYAC), the Chicago Athletic Association (CAA) and the Missouri Athletic Club (MAC). Athletes from all three of these clubs are listed here.

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