The USA Men’s Senior National Team opened the FINA World Cup Qualification with an 11-6 victory over Canada at the Santa Ana YMCA.
The USA Women’s Senior National Team moved to 2-0 at the 2013 Holiday Cup with a 15-11 victory over Canada on Thursday evening.
Comprised of a mix of the top women’s water polo athletes in the United States, the three day tournament concluded with Team London topping Team Sydney 9-7 in the final match.
A huge upset in diving came on the men’s 10-meter synchro platform, diving outside against a backdrop of scenic Barcelona. Sascha Klein (featured image credit: Lars Bormann) and Patrick Hausding enlisted a major upset when the best Yuan Cao and Yanquan Zhang for the title, earning Germany’s second medal of the championships.
From left to right, Missy Franklin, Claire Donahue, and Dana Vollmer at the Women’s Sports Foundation awards ceremony Wednesday night.
Betsey Armstrong held Spain to two goals in the first three quarters as the Americans rolled to gold. (Photo Courtesy: London 2012)