Team USA set to meet Hungary on Saturday in second round
Team USA opens competition on Sunday against Brazil
USA to meet Canada at 8pm et/5pm pt.
Team USA now awaits semifinal opponent on Sunday
Steffes and Grossman score four each in the victory
National Teams Prepare For FINA World Championships
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Split time in net tallying 33 saves en route to Gold at 2014 FINA World Cup...Recorded double-figure saves in helping Team USA to Gold at 2014 FINA World League Super Final...Posted three saves at 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers...Recorded 17 saves at 2013 Holiday Cup...Split time in goal and blocked two penalty shots in the final win against Australia at 2013 Canada Cup...Took eighth place as member of Women's Junior National Team at 2011 FINA Women's Junior World Championships...Won Bronze medal at 2009 FINA Women's Junior World Championships.
Competed for UCLA...Helped Bruins to NCAA Championship match and runner-up finish in 2014 and 2015...Led UCLA to 2013 NCAA Tournament finishing in third place...Recorded 314 saves in 33 starts for the Bruins in 2013...Red- shirted sophomore year at UCLA to train with National Team...shared time in goal as freshman at UCLA helping team to third-place finish at NCAA Championships...Earned All-MPSF Newcomer honors.
Played at Dos Pueblos High School in Santa Barbara, CA...Four-year member of varsity team winning three CIF titles, two at Division 1 level and one at Division 2 level...In her senior season the team went 31-0, winning the CIF Division 1 championship.
Full name: Samantha Nan Sieni Hill...born in Honolulu, Hawaii...Oldest of William and Cynthia Hill's four children...has two younger sisters, Kodi and Abbi, and one younger brother, Deacon...uncle, Brian Battistone, plays professional tennis on the ATP World Tour.
- 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 WORLD LEAGUE SUPER FINAL, KUNSHAN, CHINA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS, SANTA ANA, CA
- 2013 HOLIDAY CUP, SANTA ANA, CA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 CANADA CUP, GATINEAU, CANADA, 1ST PLACE
- 2013 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BARCELONA, SPAIN, 5TH PLACE
- 2011 FINA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, TRIESTE, ITALY, 8TH PLACE
- 2009 FINA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, KHANTY-MANSIYSK, RUSSIA, 3RD PLACE
Favorite Quote: "Oh the places you'll go! There's fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And the magical things you do with that ball will make you the winningest winner of all." -Dr. Seuss
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Rocky Road
Favorite Chain restaurant: In-N-Out Burger
Favorite Reality TV Show: Chopped(I Can't get enough of The Food Channel!)
If You Had To Make An Ipod Playlist Named After Yourself, What Would It Be?: Old-School jams
And What Would Be The First Song?: "Rock With You" Micael Jackson
Where Do You See Yourself 10 Years From Now?: I'm not sure exactly what I'll be doing, but I hope it's something I really love.
If You Couldn't Play Water Polo, What Sport Would You Play?" I probably would be playing either basketball or golf! I grew up playing both, but I still hit the driving range with my Dad sometimes!
Role Model: My Parents. Aside from pushing me to be my best in sports, they have taught me through example how to be a better person. Family means everything to me.
Athletic Inspiration: Michael jordan. He was never afraid of making mistakes. his ability to perform under pressure with pose and confidence is something i really admire. (Plus he starred in my favorite movie of all time, Space Jam.)
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