This article appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of SkipShot Magazine
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Four different players score two goals in the victory
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Can't stop, won't stop! Olympic hopeful, Makenzie Fischer has been unstoppable all week in Gouda for the Olympic Qualification tournament. Now, Inside Water explores how the 18 year old got into the sport, what her favorite Olympic memory is and what hobby she enjoys most.
Logged seven goals in 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...Added six goals in 2016 FINA World League Super Final...Scored 24 goals leading Team USA to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games...Led Team USA to Gold with 13 goals at 2016 FINA Intercontinental Tournament...Posted six goals during Team USA's win at 2015 FINA World Championship...Recorded 10 goals at 2015 Pan American Games with Team USA winning Gold...Led Team USA to Gold in the 2015 FINA Intercontinental tournament contributing 15 goals...Key factor in Team USA winning Gold at 2014 FINA Youth World Championship...Scored five goals in helping USA Senior Team to Gold at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Tallied six goals en route to Silver at FINA Inter- continental Tournament.
Will compete in her freshman season at Stanford University in 2017
Attended Laguna Beach High School graduating in 2015...Won CIF-SS Division 1 Championship in 2014 and 2015.
Join on the team by sister Aria...Father, Erich, competed for Team USA at the 1992 Olympic Games.
- 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 WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, KUNSHAN, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
- 2014 FINA INTERCONTINENTAL TOURNAMENT, RIVERSIDE, CA, 2ND PLACE
- 2013 FINA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, VOLOS, GREECE, 1ST PLACE
Favorite Quote: "Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose" -Friday Night Lights
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Rocky Road
Favorite Chain restaurant): Panera
Favorite Reality TV Show: Survivor
If You Had To Make An Ipod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: Fish Tunes
And What Would Be The First Song?: "Classic" MKTO
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: Hopefully not living in my parents garage.
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?" Soccer
Role Model: My dad (Erich Fischer)
Athletic Inspiration: Mia Hamm
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