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#20 Annika Dries
Position: 2-Meter Offense
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA
High School: Laguna Beach
Major: Human Biology
Favorite Stanford Memory: "Our Senior Day game last year we played USC and beat them in overtime. It was such an exciting and dramatic game. But, what was even more fun was the team dinner we had afterwards. Although we formally recognized the seniors at the game, at the end of the dinner, we serenaded them with a revised chorus of 'Can't Take my Eyes Off of You' and a funny rap. Everyone was in tears by the end from laughing so hard."
USA Water Polo: Scored two goals as the U.S. claimed its first Olympic Gold Medal at the 2012 London Games ... helped U.S. National Team to gold at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final and 2011 Pan-Am Games.
2014: Peter J. Cutino Award winner and ACWPC National Player of the Year ... selected to ACWPC All-America First Team ... named to All-MPSF First Team ... National Collegiate Championship MVP ... MPSF Championship MVP ... MPSF/KAP 7 Player of the Week (Feb. 17) ... one of the top interior defenders in the country ... fourth on the team with 48 goals ... posted eight hat tricks among 12 multi-goal games ... scored seven goals in Stanford Invitational title run, including a hat trick against UC Irvine (2/1-2) ... posted hat tricks in three straight games, with three goals against Santa Clara (2/12) and Pacific (2/15), and six against UC Davis (2/15) ... added another hat trick in MPSF win at San Jose State (3/1) ... scored a goal and helped hold USC to just five goals in MPSF win (3/30) ... netted four goals in MPSF win against Arizona State (4/5) ... scored twice in MPSF Championship semifinal against California (4/26) ... added a goal and played superb defense in MPSF title-game win over UCLA (4/27) ... scored eight goals at the National Collegiate Championship, including a hat trick in NCAA title game against UCLA (5/11).
2013: Peter J. Cutino Award finalist ... selected to the ACWPC All-America Second Team ... named to All-MPSF Second Team ... earned spot on MPSF All-Academic List ... scored 35 goals despite missing the first month of the season due to injury ... posted five hat tricks and 10 multi-goal games ... scored seven goals at UCI Invitational (2/23-24) ... posted hat trick in win over San Jose State (3/9) ... posted hat tricks in wins over UC San Diego (3/29) and Hawai'i (3/30) in Honolulu ... netted five goals in MPSF semifinal win over UCLA (4/27) ... scored three times in National Collegiate Championship opener against Iona (5/10).
2012: Takes a leave of absence from Stanford to train with the U.S. National Team in hopes of making the 2012 Olympic Team.
2011: Named Peter J. Cutino Award winner as nation's top collegiate female player ... selected to ACWPC All-America First Team ... earned MPSF Player of the Year award as well as a spot on All-MPSF First Team ... named National Collegiate Championship Most Valuable Player ... named to MPSF All-Academic List ... led team with 65 goals ... scored first two goals in win over Indiana (1/23) ... scored five times in win over Arizona State (2/6) ... netted hat trick later that same day against California (2/6) ... scored twice in Stanford Invitational title game win over USC (2/7) ... netted four goals in UCI Invitational title game win over the Trojans (2/27) ... scored three times in win at San Diego State (3/5) ... put together streak of six straight multi-goal games from March 19-April 9, including five-goal games against Arizona State (3/19) and UC Irvine (4/9), a four-goal game at UC Davis (3/27) and a hat trick against Hawai'i (4/8) ... netted back-to-back hat tricks against San Jose State (4/22) and Arizona State (4/29) ... scored five times in national title game win over California (5/15).
Summer 2010: Played for U.S. Senior National Team, helping the U.S. to gold medals at the World Super League Finals in La Jolla, Calif. and at the FINA World Cup in Christchurch, N.Z.
2010: Named to ACWPC All-America Third Team ... named to All-National Collegiate Championship Second Team ... earned spots on both the All-MPSF Third Team and All-Freshman Team ... two-time MPSF Newcomer of the Week (Feb. 11 and April 12) ... tied for third on the team with 35 goals ... made her collegiate debut with four goals against UCSB at NorCal Invitational (1/30) ... scored twice in win over Pacific (1/31) ... posted pair of hat tricks at Stanford Invitational, in wins over Michigan (2/6) and San Jose State (2/7), respectively ... scored a goal in three of four UCI Invitational games ... posted a hat trick in win over San Diego State (3/5) ... added a goal in 11-6 win at UCLA (3/27) ... scored twice in 9-1 win at Long Beach State (3/28) ... added a hat trick in road win at Hawai'i (4/11) ... scored a goal in 8-7 Big Splash win over California (4/17) ... scored twice in MPSF quarterfinal win over Arizona State (4/30) and third-place game win over California (5/2) ... netted a pair of goals in National Collegiate Championship opening win over Pomona Pitzer (5/14) ... added a goal in NCAA championship game loss to USC (5/16).
High School: A 2009 graduate of Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, Calif. ... competed for the swimming and water polo teams all four years ... captained the water polo and swimming teams in her junior and senior seasons ... helped lead team to CIF Southern Section Division II title as a senior, and semifinal appearances from 2007-08 ... named CIF Southern Section Division II MVP as a senior, to the first team as a junior, and to the second team as a sophomore ... three-time Orange County Register All-County selection, and named MVP in 2009 ... named Orange Coast League MVP as a senior ... holds the school's 50-yard freestyle record ... played club for SET from 2006-09 ... named Junior Olympics All-American in 2007 and 2008 ... helped team to runner-up efforts at the Top 40 Tournament (2006) and national club championships (2009) ... team won 20/U national title in 2008 ... has played for the U.S. Junior National Team since 2006 ... made debut at the Junior Pan-Am Games in Montreal, Canada in 2006 ... was also a member of the Olympic Scout Team in 2008 that trained with the 2008 Olympic Team.
Personal: Born in San Diego, Calif. ... parents' names are Eric Dries and Pamela Madsen ... enjoys playing beach volleyball, tennis and the piano ... major is undeclared.