Courtesy: USA Water Polo
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Athens, Greece – June 13 – The USA Women’s National Team has arrived in Athens, Greece for the upcoming FINA World League Super Final, their first major tournament since the 2019 Pan American Games. The top-rated Team USA squad opens play against the host country Greece on Monday at 4:15 am est/1:15am pst. Live streaming is available by clicking here, live scoring can be accessed by clicking here. Team USA will also take on Kazakhstan and Spain to close out group play. A champion will be crowned on Saturday, June 19. The tournament marks the final evaluation for the United States team before June 23 when Head Coach Adam Krikorian will announce the 13 athletes that will represent Team USA at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
14 athletes have been selected to compete at the Super Final with 13 chosen to play prior to each match. Two-time Olympic champions Maggie Steffens (captain) and Melissa Seidemann lead Team USA into action in Greece on a roster that features eight returners from a gold medal effort at the 2016 Olympic Games. See below for a complete Super Final roster and schedule of competition.
Team USA has won the World League title 13 times, more than any other nation. They have won the last six straight World League Super Finals dating back to 2014. The gold medal the United States won at the 2019 FINA World League Super Final secured their qualification for the upcoming Olympic Games.
2021 FINA World League Super Final Roster (Hometown/College/USAWP Club)
1 Ashleigh Johnson (Miami, FL/Princeton/NYAC)
2 Maddie Musselman (Newport Beach, CA/UCLA/CdM Aquatics)
3 Melissa Seidemann (Walnut Creek, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
4 Rachel Fattal (Seal Beach, CA/UCLA/SOCAL)
5 Paige Hauschild (Santa Barbara, CA/USC/Santa Barbara 805)
6 Maggie Steffens (Danville, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
7 Stephania Haralabidis (Athens, Greece/USC/NYAC)
8 Jamie Neushul (Isla Vista, CA/Stanford/NYAC)
9 Aria Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Stanford/SET)
10 Kaleigh Gilchrist (Newport Beach, CA/USC/NYAC)
11 Makenzie Fischer (Laguna Beach, CA/Stanford/SET)
12 Alys Williams (Huntington Beach, CA/UCLA/Huntington Beach WPF)
13 Amanda Longan (Moorpark, CA/USC/Santa Barbara 805)
14 Jordan Raney (Manhattan Beach, CA/Stanford/Huntington Beach WPF)
2021 FINA World League Super Final Schedule
June 14 – vs Greece // 11:15am local time/4:15am est/1:15am pst
June 15 – vs Kazakhstan // 9:30am local time/2:30am est/11:30pm pst (June 14)
June 16 – vs Spain // 6:00am local time/11:00pm est (June 15)/8:00pm pst (June 15)
June 17 – Quarterfinal
June 18 – Semifinal
June 19 – Final