TwitterName: Heather Petri
Sport: Water Polo
Position: Attacker
Height: 5’11”
Current Residence: Long Beach, Calif.
College: UC Berkeley '02

Olympic Experience:

  • 2000 Olympic Games, silver
  • 2004 Olympic Games, bronze
  • 2008 Olympic Games, silver
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold 

Career Highlights:

  • Fired four goals at 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
  • Fired in two goals during the Gold Medal Run at the 2010 FINA World League Super Final
  • Helped Team USA win gold at 2007 World Championships, 2006 Holiday Cup and 2006 FINA World League
  • Scored in the USA’s gold-medal win over Canada at the 2003 Pan American Games to qualify for the Athens Olympics

Fun Facts: Played for Flamengo in Rio de Janiero Brazil, helping them win their 2010 National League title ... Was a founding member of Miramonte High School’s first girls water polo team after having played on the boys team ... Chosen at the last minute to train with the National Team for the 2000 Olympics ... Petri is known as “Peti” among her friends and teammates

Learn more: 
USA Water Polo Bio