Women's Senior National Team




Courtney Mathewson
Courtney  Mathewson

Hometown:
Anaheim Hills, CA

Last College:
UCLA 2008

Height:
5-7

Position:
Attacker

Birthdate:
09/14/1986

Club:
NY Athletic Club


09/01/2015

Los Angeles Officially Launches 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Bid

Five USA Water Polo Olympians on hand today in Santa Monica to help celebrate the announcement

08/07/2015

GoPro Teams Up With Women's Senior National To Show You Water Polo Like You've Never Seen It Before

USA women vie for a record fourth FINA World Championship today in Russia

08/07/2015

USA Women Win 2015 FINA World Championships Earning GOLD With 5-4 Win Over The Netherlands

Team USA wins a record fourth FINA World Championship

08/03/2015

USA Women Advance To Semifinals Of FINA World Championship Following 8-5 Win Over Spain

Team USA will play for medals in Kazan

08/01/2015

USA Women Advance To Quarterfinals Of FINA World Championship With 12-7 Win Over Hungary

Fattal scores four goals in the victory; Team USA to meet Spain on Monday

07/15/2013

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

National Teams Prepare For FINA World Championships

05/30/2013

Highlights from the 2013 FINA World League Prelims.

2013 FINA World League Prelims - Women's Recap

04/30/2013

60 seconds with olympic gold medalist Courtney Mathewson.

60 Seconds With - Courtney Mathewson

04/29/2013

Danni Allen trains with Women's National Team.

The Biggest Loser, Danni Allen, Trains With Women's National Team

10/15/2012

The Women's National Team make countless media appearances.

Women's National Team Sizzle Reel

03/08/2013

2011 Pan American Games

USA Women Win Gold

02/13/2013

2012 Olympic Games - Women's Water Polo

The U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England winning the gold medal.

02/13/2013

Team USA Gold Medal Appearances

The U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team shares their Gold Medals with the community

Gold Medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games... Strong scoring threat who joined the Senior National Team in 2009.

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Recorded 10 goals for Team USA en route to Gold medal at 2015 FINA Intercontinental Tournament and earned a place on the All-Tournament Team...Tallied seven goals in helping Team USA to Gold at 2014 FINA World Cup...Scored nine goals in 2013 FINA World Championships...Scored seven goals in helping Team USA to third place at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Logged four goals for team on its way to Gold medal at 2012 Olympic Games in London, England...Notched four goals for Team USA at 2012 FINA World League Super Final...Led team in scoring with 14 goals on way to Gold medal and Olympic berth at 2011 Pan American Games...Scored four goals in deciding match of the Pan American Games, a 27-26 victory over Canada...Scored five goals as part of sixth-place finish at 2011 FINA World Championships...Tied for team lead with seven goals during Gold medal run at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Tianjin, China...Tallied six goals at 2010 FINA World Cup...Scored two goals for Team USA at 2010 FINA League Super Final.

PROFESSIONAL
Played for Drummoyne Water Polo Club of the Australian National League in 2008- 2009...Played for Cablescom EWZ of Zaragoza, Spain in 2009- 2010.

COLLEGE
Played for UCLA, winning four NCAA Championships...2008 Cutino Award winner...Named MPSF Co-Player of the Year & NCAA Player of the Year in 2008.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at Canyon High School in Anaheim Hills, CA...Named All-CIF and All-Century League all four years in competition...Played for SOCAL Water Polo club under Dan Klatt and Dave Mikesell.

PERSONAL
Has one sister, Lauren, who competed on Loyola Marymount swimming team...Graduated with sociology degree...Married to Chris Morinello...Daughter of Sharon and Roger Mathewson.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, TORONTO, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2015 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2015 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, 1ST PLACE
  • 2014 FINA WORLD CUP, KHANTY-MANSIYSK, RUSSIA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 5TH PLACE
  • 2013 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BEIJING, CHINA, 3RD PLACE
  • 2012 OLYMPICS, LONDON, ENGLAND, 1ST PLACE
  • 2012 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, CHANGSHU, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2011 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, 1ST PLACE
  • 2011 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 6TH PLACE
  • 2011 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, TIANJIN, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2010 FINA WORLD CUP, CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND, 1ST PLACE
  • 2010 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, LA JOLLA, CA, 1ST PLACE

FUN FACTS

Favorite Quotes: "Competitive Greatness: A real love for the hard battle, knowing it offers the opportunity to be at your best when your best is required. Your best is required each day." John Wooden.
"Everything happens for a reason."
Enjoys: Baking and cooking, traveling the world & spending time with her husband, family, and friends
Favorite Actor: Ryan Reynolds
Favorite Actress: Meryl Streep, Rachel McAdams
Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Songs: "MIK" by Kings of Leon and "The Scientists" by Coldplay
Favorite Food: Pizza and Sushi
Favorite Musical Artists: Kings Of Leon, Coldplay & Lady Antebellum.
Favorite Colors: Black and Green
Special Power: the ability to fly
Sport to play other than water polo: Beach volleyball with friends, tennis.
Etc: I love hockey and cheering on the Anaheim Ducks and am also an avid Angels fan. Just a quick thank you to my husband, family and friends for being so supportive during my journey. It wouldn't have been possible without their support and love. Go USA!

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