Clark helped Team USA to gold last Summer in Rio
This article appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of SkipShot Magazine
Four different players score two goals in the victory
Steffens, Mathewson, and Neushul all score two goals each
Series finishes on Wednesday at Stanford for the 'Rumble to Rio'
This week, #InsideWater learns about Menlo Park Defender, KK Clark as she talks about her love for water polo, her favorite vacation spot and the sport she gave up to pursue her water polo career. #BeVictoRIOus #RoadtoRio
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Added two goals in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Logged eight goals in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...Scored seven goals helping Team USA qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games...Posted three goals to help team to Gold medal at 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Tallied 11 goals during Team USA's win at 2015 Pan American Games...Added three goals on the run to Gold medal at 2015 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Tallied three goals during Gold medal run at 2014 FINA World Cup...Added two goals en route to Gold medal at FINA World League Super Final...Scored seven goals in helping Team USA to Silver at first-ever FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Scored one goal in 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Chalked up two goals in 2013 Holiday Cup...Totaled five goals during 2013 Canada Cup...Scored five goals in 2013 FINA World Championships ...Helped Team USA to Bronze medal at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Won Silver competing for U.S. at 2011 World University Games...Played professionally with Roma Pallanuoto (2012-13)...Competed domestically with New York Athletic Club since 2012.
Graduated from UCLA (2012)...First Team All-American (2012)...First Team All-NCAA Tournament (2012)...First Team All-MPSF (2012)... All-Academic Honors (2012)...169 goals during her four years at UCLA...Top-10 all-time scorer in UCLA history...51 multiple goal games... NCAA champion (2009)...21 NCAA championship tournament career goals...Three-time All-American (2010, 2011, 2012)...Three-time All-NCAA Tournament Team (2010, 2011, 2012)...Four-time All-MPSF (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)...Played in all 121 UCLA matches during her four years...Team leader in goals, steals, field blocks, sprints won, goals per game (2012)...Top-three MPSF goal scorer with 2.15 goals per game (2012)...Multiple Player of the Week honors...All-Academic honors (2010, 2011, 2012)...Daily Bruin female athlete of the year (2012).
Attended Sacred Heart Prep, Atherton, CA...Two-year varsity water polo and swimming letter-winner under head coaches Ed Samuels and Jon Burke (water polo) and Kevin Morris (swimming)...First team All-American as senior (2007)...Two- time first team All-CIF Central Coast section honoree...Scored 60 goals in 24 regular season matches as a senior (including 14 goals in six WCAL contests)...60 goals ranked second most among all WCAL scoring leaders...scored two goals in CIF Central Coast Section Division II Championship (2007)...Led team to 28-1 record (2007)...Guided Sacred Heart Prep to Amanda Invitational title (2007)...Totaled 141 goals through her junior and senior seasons...Twice honored as Sacred Herat Prep female co-athlete of the year (junior and senior)...Three-time All-American swimmer as a member of 200- and 400-meter relay teams...Competed for Norcal Water Polo Club...Member of U.S. Youth Team (2007)...Member of U.S. 20 and under team (2008).
Full name is Caroline Archer Clark...The youngest of Peter Clark and Jane Dorst Clark's three daughters...Older sisters, Zizi and Christie, played water polo at UC Santa Barbara...Aunt, Marybeth Dorst, was a member of 1980 U.S. Olympic Women's Swimming Team...Uncle, Chris Dorst, was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Men's Water Polo Team and competed for Team USA at the 1984 Olympics...Cousins Lindsay, Rebecca, and Emily Dorst played or are playing for Cal, UCLA, and Stanford respectively.
- 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 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
- 2014 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, KUNSHAN, CHINA 1ST PLACE
- 2014 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, RIVERSIDE, CA, 2ND PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS, SANTA ANA, CA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 HOLIDAY CUP, SANTA ANA, CA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 CANADA CUP, GATINEAU, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 5TH PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, BEIJING, CHINA, 3ND PLACE
- 2011 WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES, SHENZHEN, CHINA, 2ND PLACE
- 2007 YOUTH INTERNAATIONAL SERIES, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 1ST PLACE
Favorite Quote: "Bye Felicia"
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Cookie Dough
Favorite Chain restaurant): IN-N-Out
Favorite Reality TV Show:The Bachelor/Bachelorette
If You Had To Make An Ipod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: Carol's Chorus
And What Would Be The First Song?: " California Dreamin" The Mamas & The Papas
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: I want to be well travelled and in good company.
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?" Beach Volleyball
Role Model: My Two Older Sisters
Athletic Inspiration: The San Francisco Giants 2010, 2012, 2014
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