USC Women's Water Polo news

  1. Three Trojans Pick Up ACWPC All-Academic Accolades
    Senior Avery Peterson leads a trio of Trojan on the academic honor roll once again, collecting her fourth All-Academic award of her career from the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. Joining Peterson on the 2017 ACWPC list are her fellow captain, junior Brianna Daboub, and sophomore Courtney Fahey.
  2. Hayley McKelvey Named to FINA Super Final All-Star Team
    Two Women of Troy have claimed silver medals at the FINA World League Super Final in China. Canadians Joelle Bekhazi and Hayley McKelvey -- both of whom have won NCAA championships at USC -- were both instrumental in Canada's run to the podium in China. At the close of competition, McKelvey was named to the All-Star Team. McKelvey's current USC teammate, Maud Megens, finished in fifth place at the tourney with her Netherlands squad.
  3. Two Trojans Win Gold With Team USA
    USC women’s water polo had two representatives on the U.S. Women’s National Team roster for the Kunshan Cup in China. Fresh off her senior season at Troy, two-meter player Brigitta Games was named to the roster for the international trip, where she was joined by a USC newcomer in Paige Hauschild, who has signed on to join the Trojans as a freshman next season.
  4. Five Women of Troy Earn All-America Accolades
    In a season that saw the USC women’s water polo team break the national record win streak and close out the 2017 campaign one win away from a program-record victory count, five Women of Troy have landed spots on the All-American honor roll put together by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches. Now a four-time All-American as she closes her USC career as the Trojans’ No. 2 all-time scorer, Stephania Haralabidis leads the group with a place on the All-America First Team. Freshman Maud Megens, meanwhile, begins her USC career with All-America Second Team honors. On the All-America Third Team are two Trojans — senior Brigitta Games and sophomore Amanda Longan — while All-America Honorable Mention goes to junior Brianna Daboub.
  5. Seven Trojans Earn MPSF Scholar-Athlete Honors
    The USC women’s water polo team has landed a program record seven Trojans on the MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete list for 2017. Led by three-time honoree in senior Avery Peterson, repeat honors also go to Brianna Daboub, Ioanna Haralabidis and Annika Jensen, while three Women of Troy have picked up the first Scholar-Athlete awards of their USC careers in Nikki Stansfield, Courtney Fahey and Amanda Longan. All seven won an NCAA Championship in 2016 and helped the 2017 Trojans break the national record in consecutive wins in building out a 52-match win streak this year while USC worked its way to the NCAA Semifinals for the 14th consecutive season.