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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.

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— Palo Alto Online Sports/Stanford Athletics

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