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... Youngest player on the team...deferring entrance to Stanford University to train with the National Team
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.
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.
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)
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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