TwitterName: Brenda Villa
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Attacker
Height: 5’4”
Current Residence: Commerce, Calif.
College: Stanford '03, Political Science

Olympic Experience:
  • 2000 Olympic Games, silver medal
  • 2004 Olympic Games, bronze medal
  • 2008 Olympic Games, silver medal
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal
Career Highlights:
  • Captain of the Silver Medal Winning squad at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China
  • Is most decorated athlete in the world of women’s water polo
  • Fired in eight goals for Team USA at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final
  • Scored six goals to help Team USA to a Gold Medal and Olympic berth at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Tied for team lead with seven goals during Gold Medal run at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Tianjin, China. Named to All-Tournament team

Fun Facts: Recalls her favorite water polo moment as defeating Hungary to qualify for the first ever Women’s Water Polo Olympic Games ... A four-time girls 1st Team All-American in high school ... Has played professionally in Italy for parts of seasons since 2008

Learn more: 
USA Water Polo