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Kelly Rulon
Kelly Rulon

Hometown:
Point Loma, CA

Last College:
UCLA 2007

Height:
5-10

Position:
Attacker

Birthdate:
08/16/1984

Club:
NY Athletic Club



07/17/2014

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

Free admission to all matches

05/28/2014

From SkipShot: Water Polo's Bigger In Texas

This article appears in the Spring 2014 issue of SkipShot Magazine

08/28/2013

USA Water Polo And Jamba Juice Team Up To Assist Five San Diego Area Water Polo Programs

Team Up program helps raise awareness about childhood obesity

08/02/2013

USA Women Top Greece 15-12 In Thrilling Shootout To Claim Fifth Place At FINA World Championships

Armstrong halts first two shots in penalty shootout to spur victory

07/31/2013

USA Women To Play For Fifth Place At FINA World Championships With 12-11 Victory Over The Netherlands

Team USA will take on Greece on Friday evening

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

05/07/2013

60 seconds with olympic gold medalist Kelly Rulon.

60 Seconds With - Kelly Rulon

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

03/08/2013

USA Women Visit Athleta

In-store visit - The Grove

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

Earned her first Gold Medal at the 2012 Olympics... An outstanding scorer who returned to the National Team in 2009... Won a Bronze Medal at the 2004 Olympics.

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Scored seven goals in the 2013 FINA World Championships...Scored five goals on the way to third place at the 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Recorded four goals at the 2012 Olympics in London... Fired in four goals at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Posted six goals in helping the United States to a Gold Medal and Olympic berth at the 2011 Pan American Games...Scored twice during 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...Registered ten goals at the 2010 FINA World Cup...Tallied six goals, helping Team USA win the Gold at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final...Recorded 4 goals at 2009 Holiday Cup in Newport Beach, CA...Led the offense with 12 goals on 20 shots during Gold Medal run at 2009 FINA World Championships.

PROFESSIONAL
Played for Dravolina Nervi in 2008-2009 and was named Foreign Player of the Season for 2008...Played for Roma Pallanuoto in 2007-2008 winning the Len Cup.

COLLEGE
Played collegiately at UCLA winning four NCAA Championships ('03, '05, '06, '07)...Named Co-Player of the Year in 2005 and NCAA MVP in 2006...2007 Player of the Year and Cutino Award Winner...Holds UCLA and NCAA Record for Most Career Goals.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played at University of San Diego High School, now known as Cathedral Catholic High School...Named All-CIF First Team all four years.

PERSONAL
Enjoys traveling, the beach, shopping, good music and being with friends and family...younger sister Katie played water polo at UCLA.


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, SAN DIEGO, CA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2009 HOLIDAY CUP, NEWPORT BEACH, CA, 2ND PLACE
  • 2009 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, ROME, ITALY, 1ST PLACE
  • 2009 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, KIRISHI, RUSSIA 1ST PLACE
  • 2005 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MONTREAL, CANADA , 2ND PLACE
  • 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES, ATHENS, GREECE, 3RD PLACE
  • 2002 JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN GAMES, BOCA RATON, FL, 1ST PLACE

FUN FACTS ABOUT KELLY

FAVORITE QUOTE: "NO PAIN, NO GAIN" - JANE FONDA
FAVORITE FOOD: PIZZA
FAVORITE ACTOR: BRAD PITT
PERSONAL THEME SONG: "THREE LITTLE BIRDS" BY BOB MARLEY
FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTISTS: COLDPLAY AND BOB MARLEY
FAVORITE COLOR: BLUE
FACEBOOK OR MYSPACE: FACEBOOK
BEST PRESENT EVER RECEIVED: AN AQUARIUM
BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME: DEEP SEA CRAB FISHERMAN FROM "THE DEADLIEST CATCH"
SPECIAL POWER: TO FLY
SPORT TO PLAY OTHER THAN WATER POLO: VOLLEYBALL
ETC: THE BEST THING ABOUT WATER POLO IS PLAYING A SPORT IN THE WATER...KEEPS PLAYING BECAUSE COMPETING IS FUN AND IT BEATS BEING IN AN OFFICE.

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