Rosters Announced For Upcoming USA Women’s Water Polo Series

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December 12th, 2017 Water Polo

Press Release courtesy of USA Water Polo

USA Women’s National Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian has announced the roster for the upcoming exhibition series featuring Team USA, the Netherlands and China. In addition, rosters for China and the Netherlands are now available.

Team USA is anchored by all 13 women that won gold at the 2017 FINA World Championship this past July led by team captain Maggie Steffens (Danville, CA/Stanford/NYAC), tournament MVP Maddie Musselman (Newport Beach, CA/UCLA/CDM Aquatics) and gold medal match MVP Kiley Neushul (Isla Vista, CA/Stanford/NYAC). Added to that group is the return of goalkeeper and 2016 Olympic gold medalist Ashleigh Johnson (Miami, FL/Princeton/NYAC). The 2016 Women’s Sports Foundation SportsWoman of the Year rejoins Team USA for her first international competition since Rio. Newcomer Stephania Haralabidis (Athens, Greece/USC/NYAC) makes her debut with Team USA coming off a stellar career at USC where the left-handed attacker won a NCAA Championship and earned Cutino Award honors.

Each team will have the opportunity to select a different line-up in each game of the series. Tickets are on-sale for every game in the series and all matches will stream LIVE at and All Team USA matches will have LIVE stats via The FOSH, see below for links or visit for more. As a reminder the match scheduled forDecember 16 at Santa Barbara High School has been canceled due to the Thomas Fire. Information on a rescheduled game will be shared as soon as possible.

Note: The game at Foothill High School has been moved from 7pm to 7:30pm.

2017 USA Women’s National Team Series – December 14-19
December 14 – USA vs China – 7pm pt (UC Irvine – Irvine, CA) – Buy Tickets – Live Stats – The FOSH
December 15 – China vs Netherlands 3pm pt (Joint Forces Training Base – Los Alamitos, CA) – Free Admission
December 17 – USA vs Netherlands – 2pm pt (Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, CA) Tickets – Live Stats – The FOSH
December 19 – USA vs China – 7:30pm pm (Foothill HS, Tustin, CA) Tickets – Live Stats – The FOSH

USA Women’s National Team
Gabby Stone (La Jolla, CA/Stanford/San Diego Shores)
Amanda Longan (Moorpark, CA/USC/Trojan)
Brigitta Games (Littleton, CO/USC/NYAC)
Melissa Seidemann (Walnut Creek, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
Aria Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Stanford/SET)
Alys Williams (Huntington Beach, CA/UCLA/Huntington Beach WP)
Bayley Weber (Los Alamitos, CA/Los Alamitos HS/SET)
Jordan Raney (Manhattan Beach, CA/Stanford/Huntington Beach WP)
Jamie Neushul (Isla Vista, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
Paige Hauschild (Santa Barbara, CA/USC/Santa Barbara 805)
Stephania Haralabidis (Athens, Greece/USC/NYAC)
Ryann Neushul (Isla Vista, CA/Dos Pueblos HS/Santa Barbara 805)
Lexi Liebowitz (Danville, CA/San Ramon Valley HS/680 Water Polo)
Denise Mammolito (Rancho Cucamonga, CA/USC/CHAWP)
Ashleigh Johnson (Miami, FL/Princeton/NYAC)
Maddie Musselman (Newport Beach, CA/UCLA/CdM Aquatics)
Maggie Steffens (Danville, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
Makenzie Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Stanford/SET)
Rachel Fattal (Seal Beach, CA/UCLA/SOCAL)
Kiley Neushul (Isla Vista, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
Head Coach: Adam Krikorian
Assistant Coaches/Staff: Chris OedingDan KlattEthan Damato, Coralie Simmons, Andrew Silva & Chris Lee
Sports Medicine Manager: Larnie Boquiren

Laura Aarts
Debby Willemz
Joanne Koenders
Dagmar Genee
Sabrina van der Sloot
Brigitte Sleeking
Brigit Mulder
Rozanne Voorvelt
Vivian Sevenich
Maud Megens
Bente Rogge
Lizette Rozeboom
Maud Koopman
Maartje Keuning
Kitty-Lynn Joustra
Head Coach: Arno Havenga
Staff: Ineke Yperlaan, Mark Smit & Evangelos Doudesis

1. Peng Lin
2. Bi Yannan
3. Mei Xiaohan (C)
4. Xiong Dunhan
5. Wang Huan
6. Guo Ning
7. Nong Sanfeng
8. Lu Jiawen
9. Deng Zewen
10. Zhang Danyi
11. Chen Xiao
12. Zhang Jing
13. Shen Yineng
14. Zhai Yin
Head Coach: Gong Dali
Staff: Ge Weiqing, Li Wenhua, Zoran Kacic, Juan Janegiralt & Zhang Zhuwu

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