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2011 Pan Am Games - Day 11 Recap
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 10/26/2011

Oct. 26, 2011

2011 Pan Am Games Schedule/Results

GUADALAJARA, Mexico - The U.S. men's and women's water polo teams advanced into their respective semifinal rounds with wins Tuesday at the Pan Am Games, while a Stanford women's gymnast, Kristina Vaculik, earned a silver medal as Canada finished second in the team finals Monday.

Women's Gymnastics
Monday, Canada, featuring Stanford's Kristina Vaculik '14, won the silver in the team final, finishing 3.15 points behind the victorious U.S. team.

Vaculik turned in Canada's best score on the uneven bars (14.275) and out of the four disciplines notched the highest cumulative score of the team with a 54.625.

Men's Water Polo
The U.S. men defeated Argentina, 13-7, in its final Group B match to qualify for the semifinal round.

Layne Beaubien, Peter Hudnut and Peter Varellas each scored a goal in the win. Varellas added an assist, steal and block to his line while Beaubien also made a field block.

The U.S. meets Cuba in Thursday's first semifinal at 1:30 p.m. PT.

Women's Water Polo
The U.S. women had no problem once again in Group B play Tuesday, routing Cuba, 19-3. The win earned the women a berth in the semifinal round Wednesday, where they will take on Brazil at 1:30 p.m. PT.

Melissa Seidemann led the U.S. with five goals in the win, while Brenda Villa scored twice and Maggie Steffens added one.

The U.S. scored five goals in the first period and four more in the second to take control of the contest with a 9-1 halftime lead.



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