The USA Men’s Senior National Team will kick off their 2014 competition schedule with a visit to Sznolnok, Hungary to take part in the Volvo Cup this February. Team USA will meet Serbia, Germany, and Hungary in three matches from February 7-9. Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has selected 14 athletes to compete in the event with four athletes making their Senior National Team debut. 2012 Olympian John Mann (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC) leads a team that includes newcomers Drew Holland (Orinda, CA/Stanford/Lamorinda), Conner Cleary (Goleta, CA/Stanford/Stanford), Dan Matulis (Milford, OH/Long Beach State/Rockford Aquatics), and Thomas Dunstan (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan HS/Greenwich Aquatics).
The United States is coming off the FINA World Cup qualifier this past December where they defeated Canada in two out of three matches to earn a berth in this summer’s World Cup event in Kazakhstan.
Volvo Cup Schedule
February 7 – USA vs. Serbia – 7am pt
February 8 – USA vs. Germany – 5am pt
February 9 – USA vs. Hungary – 6am pt
USA Men’s Senior National 2014 Volvo Cup Roster (Hometown/School/USAWP Club)
McQuin Baron – Goalkeeper (North Tustin, CA/Mater Dei HS/United)
Drew Holland – Goalkeeper (Orinda, CA/Stanford/Lamorinda)
Conner Cleary – Defender (Goleta, CA/Stanford/Stanford)
Nolan McConnell – Attacker (L) (Laguna Beach, CA/Long Beach State/SET)
Danny McClintick – Attacker (Agoura Hills, CA/UCLA/Bruin)
Alex Obert – Center (Stockton, CA/Pacific/Sac Polo)
Jackson Kimbell – Defender (Long Beach, CA/Stanford/Newport WPC)
Alex Bowen – Attacker (Santee, CA/Stanford/Stanford)
Bret Bonanni – Attacker (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/Stanford)
Josh Samuels – Attacker (Villa Park, CA/UCLA/NYAC)
Michael Rosenthal – Attacker (Miami, FL/USC/NYAC)
John Mann – Center (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC)
Dan Matulis – Center (Milford, OH/Long Beach State/Rockford Aquatics)
Thomas Dunstan – Attacker (L) (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan HS/Greenwich Aquatics)
This release was provided to SwimSwam courtesy of USA Water Polo.