Name: Makenzie Fischer
Position: Attacker
Sport: Water Polo
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
DOB: 3/29/1997
Birthplace: Laguna Beach, Calif.
Hometown: Laguna Beach, Calif.
High School: Laguna Beach High School (Laguna Beach, Calif.) ‘15
College: Stanford University ‘20, Mechanical Engineering
Team/Club: Stanford University
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020); two-time Olympic medalist (2 gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 3 (3 golds)
  • Gold – 2019; 2017; 2015
Other Career Highlights
  • Pan American Games Toronto 2015, gold
Personal: Daughter of Leslie and Erich Fischer...Has one sister, Aria, who is also a fellow 2016 Olympic gold medalist and competes with Makenzie at Stanford and on the U.S. Women’s National Water Polo Team...Father represented Team USA at the 1992 Olympic Games in water polo…Mother played for the Cardinal women's water polo team when it was a club sport…Passionate about the environment…Nickname is “Fish.”