Maggie Steffens

Water Polo

Name: Maggie Steffens
Position: Defender
Height: 5-9
Weight: 154
DOB: 6/4/1993
Birthplace: San Ramon, Calif.
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista High School (Danville, Calif.)
College: Stanford '16, Science, Technology & Society

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold; named Most Valuable Player

Career Highlights:

  • 2014 FINA World Cup, Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, gold
  • 2012 FINA Women's Water Polo Player of the Year
  • Lead team with eleven goals at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final
  • Posted six goals on the way to a Gold Medal and Olympic qualification at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Tallied the winning goal in the 20th round of an epic shootout to defeat Canada 27-26 for the Gold Medal at the Pan American Games
  • Scored five times en route to a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships
  • Three-time Junior Olympic champion

Fun Facts: Youngest player on the team ... Deferring entrance to Stanford University to train with the National Team ... From a family of about 45 cousins, most are successful athletes. Most of her uncles and cousins played water polo ... Joined on the Senior National Team by her sister (Jessica) ... Favorite musicians are B.o.B., Rihanna, Train, and Jason Mraz

USA Water Polo Bio

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