Name: Elsie Windes
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Defender
Height: 5’10”
Current Residence: Huntington Beach, Calif.
College: UC Berkeley '07

Olympic Experience:

  • 2008 Olympic Games, silver
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold

Career Highlights:

  • Notched one goal to help Team USA take the 2012 FINA World League Super Final
  • Scored four goals on the way to a Gold Medal and Olympic berth at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Scored five goals during the Gold Medal run at the 2010 FINA World Cup
  • Added five goals en route to winning the Gold Medal at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final

Fun Facts: One of only two players to hail from outside the state of California ... At Beaverton High School was a three-time all-league selection, a two-time Metro League MVP and the 2003 Oregon State MVP ... Father and sister, Lucy, also play water polo ... Began playing water polo in 1997 and was discovered by USA National Team at a P.A.C.E. clinic in Oregon

Learn more: 
USA Water Polo Bio