Second career win for Neushul (2012), and fifth straight for Stanford female athlete
USA Water Polo Inducts Three Into Hall Of Fame; Celebrates National Award Winners & Retired Olympians
Water polo community gathers in Costa Mesa to honor greats of the game
Water Polo Olympians Featured On Podcasts
Women's National Team Sizzle Reel
Women's Olympic Team vs. Hungary - Series Recap
Women's Olympic Team Press Conference Recap
Women's Olympic Team Press Conference
USA Women Win Gold
In-store visit - The Grove
The U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England winning the gold medal.
The U.S. Olympic Women's Water Polo Team shares their Gold Medals with the community
Logged two goals for Team USA at the 2012 Olympics in London, England... Scored six goals at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Posted nine scores in helping Team USA to a Gold Medal and Olympic berth at the 2011 Pan American Games...Led the team with 11 goals scored in a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships...Tallied two goals during Gold Medal run at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Tianjin, China..Missed the 2010 FINA World Cup with a sports hernia...Scored at least one goal in four out of five games, registering seven total goals at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final...Posted three goals at 2009 Holiday Cup...Led the team with eight steals and nine blocks, while scoring eight goals during Gold Medal run at 2009 FINA World Championships... Earned a Silver Medal at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China...contributed a goal and three assists... Scored five goals during Silver Medal finish at 2008 FINA World League Super Final... Hit for five goals during 2007 Holiday Cup... Tied for team lead with 12 goals at 2007 Pan American Games... Led team with seven goals at Super Final 2007... Scored 11 goals for the USA at 2007 FINA World Championships and named MVP for her solid performance...Instrumental in gold-medal finish at 2006 Holiday Cup and FINA World League...Played a key role in USA's silver medal finish at the 2005 FINA World Championships in Montreal, Canada...Scored the first goal against Hungary in the gold medal match of the 2005 World Championships... Was among the top 20 scorers in the 2005 World Championships...Spent two years on the Youth National Team, one year on the Junior National Team and has been on the Senior National Team since 2005... Made her international debut at the 2003 Junior World Championships where Team USA brought home gold.
Played for Orizzonte in Italy in 2010...Played in Greece 2008-2010...Played her first international season for Olympiakos in Greece in 2006/2007 before returning home for World Championships. COLLEGE: Led USC to a NCAA 2nd Place finish during her senior season (2006)... Named the 2006 Peter J. Cutino Award Winner, collegiate water polo's most valuable player award...Completed her career at USC with 127 career goals (37 in 2006)...Selected to the 2006 All-MPSF First Team, the NCAA All-Tournament First Team and the ACWPC All-American First Team... As a 2004 sophomore, Wenger scored 19 goals...Earned NCAA All-Tournament second team honors. Wenger finished fifth on the team in scoring with 27 goals in her 2003 freshman season...Led the team with two goals in a 7-6 overtime loss on April 26 against UCLA at the MPSF Championship...Scored three goals in an 11-9 win on Feb. 2 against UC Santa Barbara.
She earned All-America honors at Wilson High in Long Beach, Calif...Earned All-CIF and all-league first team honors...Trained with the 2002 Youth National Team...Earned scholar-athlete award all four years.
She majored in policy, planning and development...her sister, Jana, also played for USC...Admits her worst habit is talking too much...Lists her favorite movie as Blazing Saddles...Married on 11/12/11 to Geoffrey Trapani...Will change her name to Lauren Ashley Trapani at the conclusion of the 2012 Olympic Games.
- 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 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
- 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES, BEIJING, CHINA, 2ND PLACE
- 2008 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, TENERIFE, SPAIN, 2ND PLACE
- 2007 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, 1ST PLACE
- 2007 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, MONTREAL, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
- 2007 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, 1ST PLACE
- 2006 HOLIDAY CUP, LOS ALAMITOS, CA , 1ST PLACE
- 2006 FINA WORLD CUP, TIANJIN, CHINA, 4TH PLACE
- 2006 FINA WORLD LEAGUE, COSENZA, ITALY, 1ST PLACE
- 2005 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MONTREAL, CANADA, 2ND PLACE
- 2003 FINA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, CALGARY, CANADA, 2ND PLACE
FAVORITE QUOTE: "CHAMPIONS AREN'T MADE IN THE GYMS. CHAMPIONS ARE MADE FROM SOMETHING THEY HAVE DEEP INSIDE THEM-A DESIRE, A DREAM, A VISION!" -MUHAMMAD ALI
FAVORITE FOOD: SUSHI
FAVORTIE MOVIE: TOP GUN/BLAZING SADDLES
FAVORITE ACTOR: GEORGE CLOONEY, JOAQUIN PHOENIX
FAVORITE ACTRESS: JULIA ROBERTS
FAVORITE SONGS: LIVIN' ON A PRAYER BY BON JOVI
PERSONAL THEME SONG: "DON'T STOP BELIEVING" BY JOURNEY
FAVORITE MUSICIANS: BON JOVI, KEITH URBAN, MARY J BLIGE, AND THE OUTIFIELD
FAVORITE COLOR: RED
FACEBOOK OR MYSPACE: FACEBOOK
COOLEST PEOPLE YOU KNOW: OLDER BROTHER AND YOUNGER SISTER
BEST PRESENT EVER RECEIVED: FATHER SURVIVING A HEART ATTACK
BEST HALLOWEEN COSTUME: PURPLE CARE BEAR AT AGE 5
MAGICAL POWER IF AVAILABLE: TO CONTROL TIME, SPEED UP OR SLOW DOWN
SPORT TO PLAY OTHER THAN WATER POLO: BEACH VOLLEYBALL
ETC: SUPPORTS THE CAMPAIGN FOR BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AS GRANDMOTHER PASSED AWAY FROM BREAST CANCER...BEST THING ABOUT WATER POLO ARE THE FRIENDSHIPS AND RELATIONSHIPS THAT ARE MADE...THE TOUGH TIMES AND GOOD TIMES MAKE NEW AND OLD FRIENDSHIPS THAT MUCH BETTER...FATHER PLAYED WATER POLO AND INTRODUCED HER AND HER SIBLINGS TO THE GAME...THOUGHT OF BEING AN OLYMPIAN SERVES AS MOTIVATION IN ADDITION PLAYING AT A HIGH LEVEL AND TRAVELING THE WORLD IS AN ADDED INCENTIVE
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Olympic Champions Kami Craig & Courtney Mathewson...
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VOTE For Team USA: USA Women's National Team Finalists...
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USA Women Claim Second Straight FINA World Championship...
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USA Women Will Play For Gold At 2017 FINA World...
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USA Women Advance To FINA World Championships Semifinals ...
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USA Women Earn Bye To World Championship Quarters With 22...
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USA Women Win World University Games GOLD! Team USA...
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