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    Maggie Steffens
    Maggie Steffens

    Hometown:
    Danville, CA

    Last College:
    Stanford 2016

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Defender

    Birthdate:
    06/04/1993

    Club:
    Diablo Water Polo



    09/17/2014

    CIF Opens Voting For All-Century Fall Team; Heavy Water Polo Presence On Ballot

    Voting recognizes 100 years of California Interscholastic Federation Competition

    08/17/2014

    USA Women Win Gold! Team USA Takes Second Straight FINA World Cup Title With 10-6 Victory Over Australia

    Team USA earns third World Cup title in program history

    08/16/2014

    USA Women's Senior National Team Will Play For Gold At FINA World Cup Following 11-4 Defeat Of China

    Steffens scores four goals in the win, Johnson adds 11 saves

    08/14/2014

    USA Women Win Third Straight At FINA World Cup With 15-10 Victory Over Hungary; Take First In Group B

    Steffens and Craig score three goals each in the victory

    08/05/2014

    USA Women's Senior National Team Announces Roster For FINA World Cup

    Tournament set for August 12-17 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

    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 a second consecutive FINA World Cup crown in 2014...Second on the team in scoring with 11 goals in a gold medal effort at the 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Racked up 5 goals during the 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Tallied 5 goals in the 2013 Holiday Cup...Scored eleven goals in the 2013 FINA World Championships...Led the team with nine goals scored en route to a third place finish at the 2013 FINA World League Super Final...Led the team to Gold Medals at the 2012 Olympic Games inn London, England with twenty-one goals... Named MVP at the 2012 Olympics... Team lead with eleven goals at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final... Posted six goals on the way to a Gold Medal and Olympic qualification at the 2011 Pan American Games...Tallied the winning goal in the 20th round of an epic shootout to defeat Canada 27-26 for the Gold Medal at the Pan American Games...Scored five times en route to a sixth place finish at the 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 the Gold at 2010 FINA World Cup...Scored five goals, including the winning goal against Australia in the Final match at 2010 FINA World League Super Final...Scored 2 goals at 2009 Holiday Cup...Club Championship Champions 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 2009.

    COLLEGE
    Completed her freshman year at Stanford University scoring 60 goals...Named a finalist for the Peter J. Cutino Award...Helped Stanford reach the NCAA Tournament Final.

    PERSONAL
    From a family of about 45 cousins, most are successful athletes. Most of her uncles and cousins played water polo. Joined on the Senior National Team by her sister (Jessica)

    INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
    • 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 ABOUT MAGGIE

    Favorite Quote: "Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something deep down inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision." -Muhammad Ali
    Favorite Food: A Good Steak & Mud Pie
    Favorite Movie: Bridesmaids
    Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp
    Favorite Actress: Katherine Heigl
    Favorite Songs: Anything by Michael Jackson
    Personal Theme Song: "Lift Off" by Beyonce/Jay-z
    Favorite Musical Artists: B.O.B., Rihanna, Train, Jason Mraz
    Favorite Color: Purple
    Facebook or Myspace: Facebook
    Best Present Ever Received: A king size Butterfinger in her stocking for Christmas when I was about 4, except strangely she hate butterfingers now
    Best Halloween Costume: An old grandpa in 3rd grade
    Special Power: To fly
    Sport to Play Other than Water Polo: Soccer, but I secretly would wish to be a beach volleyball player
    Best Thing about Water Polo: It never gets old; it's a sport that every day you learn something new. You can never stop growing in water polo so it makes you strive to achieve more every time you touch the ball. Plus it helps get your anger out a little. Etc: Got into water polo through her family... Maureen O'Toole was her first coach and keeps her motivated...Loves the competitive spirit of the game.

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