Women's Senior National Team

Rosters Announced For 2013 Futures 50 Classic


Betsey Armstrong will serve as captain for Team Sydney at the Futures 50 Classic

Betsey Armstrong will serve as captain for Team Sydney at the Futures 50 Classic

Oct. 16, 2013

Huntington Beach, CA - October 16 - USA Water Polo Women's National Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian has announced the rosters and coaches for the upcoming Futures 50 Classic. The event is set for October 25-27, 2013 at Foothill High School and will take place in conjunction with the Fall Fling. The four rosters were divided up with each featuring a mix of athletes from all levels of the USA Water Polo National Teams. The teams were named after the four locations to offer women's water polo in the Olympic Games. 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Coralie Simmons headlines the coaching selections that include some of the top coaches in collegiate, scholastic and developmental women's water polo.

Simmons, the current head coach of women's water polo at Sonoma State University is also an assistant coach with the Women's Youth National Team. Kristin McKown is an assistant coach with the Women's Cadet National Team, serves as the ODP 12th Grade Coastal Girls Head Coach and is an assistant coach with the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Water Polo Team. Casey Greenawalt is the ODP 8th Grade SoPac Girls Head Coach and Director of the Riverside (CA) Water Polo Club. Ethan Damato is an assistant coach with the Women's Youth National Team, the ODP 12th Grade SoPac Girls Head Coach, and the head coach of water polo at Laguna Beach High School.  

Simmons will lead Team Sydney with captain and two-time Olympic medalist Betsey Armstrong (Ann Arbor, MI/Michigan/NYAC). McKown will lead Team London with captain and 2012 Olympic gold medalist Annika Dries (Laguna Beach, CA/Stanford/SET). Greenawalt will lead Team Beijing with captain and Cutino Award winner Kiley Neushul (Goleta, CA/Stanford/SBWPF). Damato will lead Team Athens with captain and 2012 Olympic Games MVP Maggie Steffens (Danville, CA/Stanford/Diablo).  

Futures 50 Classic Schedule (all games at Foothill High School)
Friday, October 25
6:00pm Team London vs. Team Sydney
7:30pm Team Athens vs. Team Beijing
Saturday, October 26
9:45am - Team Sydney vs. Team Beijing
11:00am - Team London vs. Team Athens
4:45pm - Team London vs. Team Beijing
6:00pm - Team Sydney vs. Team Athens

Sunday, October 27
10:40am - 3rd Place
11:55am - 1st Place


Futures 50 Classic Teams

Team London - Head Coach: Kristin McKown
Gabby Stone
Jillian Yocum
Annika Dries - captain
Ivanna Bilaver
Emily Greenwood
Colleen O'Donnell
Sydney Blubaugh
Rachel Fattal
Kaleigh Gilchrist
Aria Fischer
Tiera Schroeder

Team Sydney - Head Coach: Coralie Simmons
Betsey Armstrong - captain
Danijela Jackovich
Ashley Grossman
KK Clark
Kelly Mendoza
Jordan Raney
Jillian Kraus
Katie Rigler
Mary Brooks
Michelle Caron
Kanoe Lyons

Team Athens - Head Coach: Ethan Damato
Ashleigh Johnson
McKenna Mitchell
Samantha Caparelli
Becca Dorst
Maggie Steffens - captain
Alys Williams
Coriann Snyder
Maddie Musselman
Cana Manzella
Stephanie Mutafyan
Devin Grab

Team Beijing - Head Coach: Casey Greenawalt
Cassie Wyckoff
Carlee Kapana
Becca Dorst
Kimberly Benedetti
Danielle Warde
Crisara Abrams
Priscilla Orozco
Kiley Neushul - captain
Makenzie Fischer
Kat Klass
Louise Hazell

Injured (Not Playing)
Sami Hill
Maddy Trabucco
Emily Loughlin 

 

 

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