Sports

U.S. Olympic women's water polo team has a local flavor

 

Four Stanford women's water polo players and a Menlo Park resident will represent the United States at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, it was announced Thursday.

Makenzie Fischer, Kiley Neushul, Melissa Seidemann and Maggie Steffens were named to the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team by coach Adam Krikorian during a press conference held at the LA84 Foundation in Los Angeles.

Sacred Heart Prep grad KK Clark was also named to the 13-player squad.

Clark was a high school All-American as a senior and a two-time first team All-Central Coast section honoree.

She scored 60 goals in 24 regular season matches as a senior, second in league play. She accumulated 141 goals through her junior and senior seasons.

Read this story and see more local sports news on PASportsOnlinel.com

— Palo Alto Online Sports/Stanford Athletics

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 7,041 views

Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,481 views

UCSB's CCS program
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,340 views

Farm Bill Passes Congress
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 986 views

What is a Life?
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 620 views