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    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



    08/17/2014

    USA Women Win Gold! Team USA Takes Second Straight FINA World Cup Title With 10-6 Victory Over Australia

    Team USA earns third World Cup title in program history

    08/05/2014

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

    Tournament set for August 12-17 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

    07/17/2014

    18 Team USA Olympians Set To Compete In US Open Of Water Polo This Weekend

    Free admission to all matches

    07/05/2014

    USA Women Win Kirishi Cup With 6-5 Victory Over The Netherlands

    Neushul scores three goals to pace the offense

    06/26/2014

    USA Women's National Team Announces Roster For Upcoming Kirishi Cup

    Team USA to compete in Russia this July 1-5

    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
    Scored nine goals in the 2013 FINA World Championships...Scored seven goals in helping Team USA to third place at the 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Logged four goals for the Team on its way to a Gold Medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England... Notched four goals for Team USA at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Led the team in scoring with 14 goals on the way to a Gold Medal and Olympic berth at the 2011 Pan American Games...Scored four goals in the deciding match of the Pan American Games, a 27-26 victory over Canada...Scored five goals as part of a sixth place finish at the 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 collegiately at 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 the Loyola Marymount swimming team..Graduated with a Sociology degree...Married to Chris Morinello...Daughter of Sharon and Roger Mathewson.

    INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
    • 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 ABOUT COURTNEY

    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: She started playing water polo because she didn't want to go to swim practice anymore, but she ended up doing both. She continues to play because she loves the team aspect and the competitive atmosphere of such a challenging sport.

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