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Greece a familiar opponent for USA Water Polo’s Hannes Daube and Max Irving

TOKYO – When U.S. water polo players Hannes Daube and Max Irving jumped into the Tokyo pool on Monday morning, they had a quasi-familiar feeling. USA was facing Greece in the final game of round-robin at the Tatsumi Water Polo Centre. Two months ago, both men were being coached by Greece’s head coach Theodoros Vlachos. Two months ago, their teammates included several Greek Olympic players.
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U.S. Water Polo Team Praises Cat That Tried to Join in Olympics Match

The U.S. water polo team has revealed that, when it comes to the Olympics, it's not just the humans who are getting caught up in the action. In fact, it would appear that the Games are garnering a few followers of the four-legged variety, if a video retweeted by the official USA Water Polo account is to be believed.
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Maggie Steffens Beat the Women's Olympic Water Polo Record With 49 Goals — All With a Broken Nose

During the women's water polo match between USA and the Russian Olympic Committee on Friday, Team USA captain Maggie Steffens set an all-time record as the leading scorer in Olympic history for women's water polo. You can see in the video below (she's number six), on the 28-year-old's third goal of the match, she broke the record, hitting 48 goals. But by the end of the third quarter during their 18-5 victory match, Steffens made another goal (at 5:04 in the video), adding to her record and making it 49 total. And she did this with a broken nose, after getting hurt last Monday during a match against China.
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There's an Olympian in the Family

From her earliest days, Amanda Longan was meant to be in the water. Her passion, drive and dedication transformed her from a swimmer into an Olympian and a member of the USA Water Polo team competing in Tokyo. Where does she believe her inner strength and commitment to excellence stems? Directly from her father, Los Angeles City Fire Department Captain II Jon Longan.
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Maggie Steffens Tops All-Time List in USA Water Polo's Big Bounceback Win

As USA Water Polo stormed back from a rare loss to rout the ROC Friday, Maggie Steffens made her own mark on Olympic history. Steffens, a two-time gold medalist playing in her third Games, scored four goals in the United States’ 18-5 win over the ROC, including the 48th of her career to become the sport’s all-time leading scorer in the Olympics. She surpassed Italy’s Tania Di Mario, and added a 49th goal for good measure.
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Del Mar water polo team wins national championship

The Del Mar Water Polo Club’s 12 & under Boys A team recently brought home gold in the Platinum Championship division during the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics held July 17-20 in Orange County, Calif. The boys made it through the gauntlet, winning all seven of their tournament-style games and...
Stanford, CAMarin Independent Journal

Water polo: Men’s Senior Nationals tournament coming to Marin

Steve Carrera has fond memories of his experiences at the U.S. Water Polo Senior Nationals. When they were held in Orange County a few years ago, Carrera, then a renowned prep water polo coach in the area, got the opportunity to coach one of the club teams chock full of former Olympians and collegiate stars.
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