This article appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of SkipShot Magazine
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Added seven goals in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Logged six goals in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...Tallied 5 goals during Team USA's qualification for the 2016 Olympic Games...Scored 3 goals at 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament contributing to Gold-medal win...Posted 14 goals, being second highest scorer for Team USA during 2015 Pan American Games...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...Added seven goals in helping Team USA to third place at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Tallied four goals for team on its way to Gold medal at 2012 Olympic Games in London, England...Posted 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...Added 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.
Played for Drummoyne Water Polo Club of the Australian National League in 2008- 2009...Played for Cablescom EWZ of Zaragoza, Spain in 2009- 2010.
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.
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.
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.
- 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
- 2016 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
- 2016 OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT, GOUDA, NETHERLANDS, 1ST PLACE
- 2016 FINA WOMEN'S INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, LEWISVILLE, TX, 1ST PLACE
- 2015 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KAZAN, RUSSIA, 1ST PLACE
- 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
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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