Women's Senior National Team




Maggie Steffens
Maggie  Steffens

Hometown:
Danville, CA

Last College:
Stanford 2016

Height:
5-9

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
06/04/1993

Club:
Diablo Water Polo


08/21/2015

Vote For Maggie Steffens For Women's Sports Foundation Sportswoman Of The Year

Voting open now through the end of the month

08/05/2015

USA Women To Play For Gold At FINA World Championships After 8-6 Win Over Australia

Team USA will meet the Netherlands on Friday evening in Russia

08/03/2015

USA Women Advance To Semifinals Of FINA World Championship Following 8-5 Win Over Spain

Team USA will play for medals in Kazan

08/01/2015

USA Women Advance To Quarterfinals Of FINA World Championship With 12-7 Win Over Hungary

Fattal scores four goals in the victory; Team USA to meet Spain on Monday

07/30/2015

USA Women Down Japan 17-2 To Finish Group Play 2-1 At FINA World Championships

Team USA set to meet Hungary on Saturday in second round

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

10/15/2012

The Women's National Team make countless media appearances.

Women's National Team Sizzle Reel

07/16/2012

U.S. Women sweep Hungary in a four game series.

Women's Olympic Team vs. Hungary - Series Recap

07/10/2012

Good luck to the U.S. Men's and Women's Olympic teams in London!

Olympic Send-Off

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.

Gold Medalist and MVP at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England.

INTERNATIONAL/CLUB
Delivered 12 goals helping Team USA earn second consecutive FINA World Cup crown in 2014...Second on team in scoring with 11 goals in Gold medal effort at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Racked up five goals during 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Tallied five goals in 2013 Holiday Cup...Scored eleven goals in 2013 FINA World Championships...Led team with nine goals en route to third-place finish at 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Led team to Gold medal at 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, with 21 goals...Named MVP at 2012 Olympics... Tied Olympic record with most goals in single game, scoring seven in win over Hungary...Seven goals set a record for an Olympic Games debut match...Led team with 11 goals at 2012 FINA World League Super Final...Posted six goals on way to Gold medal and Olympic qualification at 2011 Pan American Games...Tallied winning goal in 20th round of an epic shootout to defeat Canada 26 for Gold medal at 2011 Pan American Games...Scored five times en route to sixth-place finish at 2011 FINA World Championships...Registered five goals during Gold medal run at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Tianjin, China...Added four goals to help Team USA take home Gold at 2010 FINA World Cup...Scored five goals, including winning goal against Australia in final match at 2010 FINA World League Super Final...Scored two goals at 2009 Holiday Cup...Club Championship winner with Diablo...Three-time Junior Olympic champion...Three-time Junior Olympic Co-MVP...Florida International Tournament champion.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Monte Vista High School... League champions 2007-2009...NCS champions 2007- 2010...Undefeated in 2008...Top-100 athlete 2007-2009... Scholar-athlete award 2009 and 2010...NCS MVP 2010...Water Polo Player of the Year 2009...Monte Vista Rookie of the Year 2007...Monte Vista offensive player of the year 2009.

COLLEGE
Competes for Stanford University where she helped team to NCAA Championships in 2014 and 2015...Multiple time finalist for Peter J. Cutino Award...Helped Stanford reach NCAA Tournament Final in 2013.

PERSONAL
From a family of about 45 cousins--most are successful athletes. Most of her uncles and cousins played water polo. Competed on Senior National Team with her sister Jessica until 2012.There is so much more to learn as a player.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2015 PAN AMERICAN GAMES, TORONTO, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2015 FINA WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, SHANGHAI, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2014 FINA WORLD CUP, KHANTY-MANSIYSK, RUSSIA, 1ST PLACE
  • 2014 FINA LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, KUNSHAN, CHINA, 1ST 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, 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
  • 2009 Holiday Cup, Newport Beach, CA, 2nd place
  • 2009 Junior World Championships, Khanty-Mansysk, Russia, 3rd place
  • 2009 Canada Cup, Montreal, Canada, 1st place

FUN FACTS
Pregame Ritual: Ever Changing! But Always Includes Some Sort Of Dancing...
Favorite Quote: “If You Stumble, Make It Part Of The Dance.”
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Mud Pie Mojo! (Cold Stone Creamery)
Favorite Chain Restaurant: Chipotle
Favorite Reality Tv Show: The Voice
If You Had To Make An Ipod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: “Smile”
And What Would Be The First Song?: “Vivir Mi Vida” Marc Anthony
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: In A Pool. Backyard Pool? Olympic Pool? Hotel Pool? Only Time Can Tell!
If You Couldn’t Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?: Beach Volleyball
Role Model: My Older Siblings (Teresa, Charlie, And Jessica)
Athletic Inspiration: Almost Every Single Sports Game And Event I Watch. Whether It’s Little Kids, Col- Lege, Professional, Or National, Inspiration Is All Around! Guess That’s Why I’m Such A Sports Fan!
Etc: Dream big, play big! Always strive to be amongst the best, and surround yourself with those who support you and your passion!
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