The United States became the first women’s team to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic water polo history.
The U.S. defeated Hungary and will contest the gold medal final against Italy on Friday.
U.S. goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson had six saves as the Americans defeated Brazil, 13-3, to advance to the semifinal round of play in the women’s water polo tournament.
After beating Spain 11 to 4 in their opening Group B match in Rio, the U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team did away with their second opponents in similar fashion, taking down China 12 to 2 to move to 2-0 in pool play.
Team USA began the quest to defend its title on Tuesday with a dominant 11-4 win over Spain in Group B pool play at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre.
Adam Krikorian, the head coach of the American women’s water polo team, will be going back to spend the weekend with his family after his brother’s death, returning for their first match on Tuesday.
Watch the SwimSwam interview with U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team Head Coach Adam Krikorian, right after he named the 13 athletes who will represent Team USA in Rio.
Watch the SwimSwam interview with Ashleigh Johnson, the starting goalkeeper of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo team and the only non-Californian on the 13-woman roster.
USA Water Polo announced the 13 players who will make up Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro during a press conference at LA84 Foundation on Thursday.
The United States of America became the first team in history to hold Olympic, World Championship, World Cup and World League crowns at the same time when it beat Netherlands 5-4 in the final tonight.
Team USA got off to a quick start on a goal from Kami Craig (Santa Barbara, CA/USC/Santa Barbara) in the opening minute for a 1-0 lead.
The USA Women’s Senior National Team cruised into the quarterfinals of the FINA World Championships with a 12-7 win over Hungary.
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For the first time in 2015 the USA Women’s National Team lost a match in a major competition, dropping a 10-9 decision to Italy at the FINA World Championship.
The USA Women’s Senior National Team opened played at the 2015 FINA World Championship with a statement, downing Brazil 13-2.