USA Roster Announced For FINA Men’s Junior World Championship

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November 18th, 2019 News, Water Polo

Irvine, CA – November 18 – USA Men’s Junior National Team Head Coach Alex Rodriguez has announced the competition roster for the upcoming FINA Men’s Junior World Championship this December 12-20 in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The roster features some of the top collegiate talent in the country, including two members of the Men’s Senior National Team that claimed gold at the 2019 Pan American Games in Hannes Daube (Long Beach, CA/USC/North Irvine WPC) and Marko Vavic (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA/USC/Trojan).

Team USA will open play on December 12 against Italy before meeting Iran, Montenegro and Kuwait to close out group play. A champion will be crowned on December 20. Live streaming details will be shared when available. For more on the event, visit the FINA homepage by clicking here.

2019 FINA Men’s Junior World Championship USA Roster (College/School)
1. Adrian Weinberg  (California)
2. Quinten Osborne  (Long Beach State)
3. Jake Ehrhardt (USC)
4. Mason McQuet (UC Santa Barbara)
5. Warren Loth (California)
6. Quinn Woodhead (Stanford)
7. Marko Vavic (USC)
8. Ash Molthen (UCLA)
9. Hannes Daube (USC)
10. Tommy Gruwell (UCLA)
11. Leo Yuno (UC Santa Barbara)
12. Garret Zaan (Long Beach State)
13. Kent Emden (Pepperdine)
Alternates:  Nathan Puentes (UC Santa Barbara)
Nicholas Tierney (Harvard-Westlake)
George Avakian (Harvard-Westlake)
Staff
Head Coach:  Alex Rodriguez
Assistant Coaches:  Jack Kocur, Jeff Tyrrell
Team Manager:  Andrew Silva

2019 FINA Men’s Junior World Championship Schedule
12/12 – USA vs Italy 1:10am pt
12/13 – USA vs Iran 5:10am pt
12/14 – USA vs Montenegro 11:50pm pt (12/13)
12/15 – USA  vs Kuwait 11:50pm pt (12/14)
12/17 – TBD
12/18 – TBD
12/19 – TBD
12/20 – TBD

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