Huntington Beach, CA - July 20 - USA Water Polo World University Games Head Coaches Dan Klatt (Women) and James Graham (Men) have announced their respective 13 athlete rosters for the upcoming 2017 World University Games. The event is set for August 18-30 in Taipei, Taiwan.
These rosters feature some of the top incoming, current and recent college talent in the United States including three 2016 Olympians in Alex Obert, Aria Fischer and Kiley Neushul. The action begins for the men on August 18 against Japan and Team USA will also take on Russia and Romania in group play. The USA Women begin play on August 19 with a meeting against France. They will also take on Argentina, Australia, Italy and Greece in group play. See below for complete team schedules and rosters.
For more information on the World University Games, visit the official WUG USA website by clicking here. Should any match streaming be made available that information will be shared at USAWaterPolo.org.
2017 World University Games USA Men's Roster (Hometown/College Affiliation)
U/A - Marko Asic (Laguna Niguel, CA/Pepperdine)
D/U - Nic Carniglia (Lodi, CA/California)
C - Duncan Lynde (Laguna Beach, CA/Long Beach State)
A - Nolan McConnell (Laguna Beach, CA/Long Beach State)
D - Chancellor Ramirez (Pasadena, CA/UCLA)
D - Austin Stevenson (Fair Oaks, CA/Long Beach State)
A/D - Ben Stevenson (Reno, NV/Pacific)
U - Kyle Trush (Newport Beach, CA/UC Irvine)
GK - Jack Turner (Fremont, CA/UC San Diego)
GK - Chris Whitelegge (Costa Mesa, CA/UC Santa Barbara)
U - Alex Obert (Loomis, CA/Pacific)*
A - Conor Neumann (Danville, CA/California)
A - Luia Araya (Stockton, CA/Pacific)
Head Coach: James Graham (Pacific)
Assistant Coaches: Alex La (Pomona-Pitzer) and Jeff Tyrell (California)
Team Manager: Kat Manderino
Trainer: Dennis Marderino
2017 World University Games USA Women's Roster (Hometown/College Affiliation)
A - Madison Berggren (Tualatin, OR/Stanford)
U - Mary Brooks (Fresno, CA/UC Irvine)
A - Aria Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Stanford)*
C - Brigitta Games (Littleton, CO/USC)
A - Kat Klass (Danville, CA/Stanford)
A - Jamie Neushul (Goleta, CA/Stanford)
D - Jordan Raney (Manhattan Beach, CA/Stanford)
GK - Mia Rycraw (Walnut, CA/Arizona State)
D - Alys Williams (Huntington Beach, CA/UCLA)
A - Kiley Neushul (Goleta, CA/Stanford)*
C - Dani Jackovich (New Lenox, IL/Stanford)
A - Stephanie Mutafyan (Los Alamitos, CA/California)
GK - Gabby Stone (La Jolla, CA/Stanford)
Head Coach: Dan Klatt (UC Irvine)
Assistant Coaches: Serela Kay (UC Santa Barbara) and Caitlin Haskell (Fresno State)
Team Manager: Taylor Dodson (Indiana)
Trainer: Larnie Boquiren
2017 World University Games Men's Schedule
August 18 vs Japan 5am et/2am pt
August 20 vs Russia 6:20am pt/3:20am pt
August 21 vs Romania 5am et/2am pt
August 23 vs TBD
August 25 vs TBD
August 27 vs TBD
August 30 vs TBD (Finals)
2017 World University Games Women's Schedule
August 18 vs France 10:20pm et/7:20pm pt
August 20 vs Argentina 3:40am et/12:40am pt
August 22 vs Australia 5am et/2am pt
August 24 vs Italy 5am et/2am pt
August 25 vs Greece 3am et/12am pt
August 26 vs TBD
August 28 vs TBD
August 29 vs TBD (Finals)
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