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Maddie Musselman
Maddie  Musselman

Hometown:
Newport Beach, CA

Last College:
UCLA 2020

Height:
5-11

Position:
Attacker

Birthdate:
06/16/1998

Club:
CDM Aquatics


07/28/2017

USA Women Claim Second Straight FINA World Championship With 13-6 Win Over Spain

Kiley Neushul named title game MVP, Maddie Musselman named tourney MVP

07/26/2017

USA Women Will Play For Gold At 2017 FINA World Championships After 14-9 Win Over Russia

Fattal leads the way with five goals; USA to meet Spain on Friday

07/24/2017

USA Women Advance To FINA World Championships Semifinals With 7-5 Win Over Australia

Musselman and Raney score two goals to lead charge in defensive battle

07/20/2017

USA Women Earn Bye To World Championship Quarters With 22-7 Win Over New Zealand

10 different scorers pace attack in earning Group B title

07/18/2017

USA Women Win Second Straight At World Championships With 12-8 Victory Over Spain

Musselman scores three in the victory

06/02/2016

Inside Water ft. Maddie Musselman

Get the inside scoop on 2016 Olympic hopeful, USA Water Polo's Maddie Musselman as she talks about her favorite music artist, the best advice she's ever received, how she got started in water polo and so much more!

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Led the team in scoring with 16 goals and named Tournament MVP in a gold medal effort at the 2017 FINA World Championships... Tied for second on the team in scoring eight goals on the way to gold at the 2017 FINA World League Super Final…Dropped 12 goals in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Logged 11 goals in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...Scored 13 goals to help Team USA qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games...Tallied a total of nine goals to help team to Gold-medal finish at 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament... Posted five goals to assist Team USA to a Gold medal win at 2015 FINA World Championship...Recorded nine goals at 2015 Pan American Games, in which Team USA won Gold...Added six goals in Team USA's run to Gold in 2015 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Helped Team USA to Gold at 2014 FINA Youth World Championship...Scored five goals on way to Silver at FINA Intercontinental Tournament.

COLLEGE
Attends UCLA where she was named MPSF Newcomer of the Year in her freshman season tallying a team-high and a UCLA freshman record 69 goals…Named 1st team All-American and helped UCLA to the NCAA title match.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Corona del Mar High School from her freshman through junior years...Won a CIF-SS Division 1 Championship in 2013...Attended her senior year at Laurel Springs Academy and graduated in 2016.

PERSONAL
Sister Alex played water polo at UCLA...father Jeff is a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2017 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 1ST PLACE
  • 2017 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 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 YOUTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, MADRID, SPAIN, 1ST PLACE
  • 2014 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, RIVERSIDE, CA, 2ND PLACE
  • 2013 UANA JUNIOR PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA, 1ST PLACE

FUN FACTS

Pregame Ritual: Listening to music.
Favorite Quote: 'It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen." -John Wooden
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mint Chip and Wild n' Reckless on a Cake Cone
Favorite Chain restaurant: Wahoo's
Favorite Reality TV Show: I do not watch Reality TV. The closest show that i can think of that i enjoy is American Idol.
If You Had To Make An Ipod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: Maddie's Jams
And What Would Be The First Song?: "I Lived" OneRepublic
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: If not still playing water polo, then hopefully doing something in the medical field.
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?" Beach Volleyball
Role Model: My Parents
Athletic Inspiration: Jason Lezak
Etc: So thankful for my family and friends for their unconditional love and support.

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