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#9 Maggie Steffens
Position: Driver
Height: 5'9"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Danville, CA
High School: Monte Vista
Major: Undeclared
USA Water Polo: Member of the U.S. National Team system since 2009 ... named FINA's Best Female Water Polo Player of 2012 ... earned Olympic MVP honors and led all players with 21 goals as the U.S. captured Olympic Gold at the 2012 London Games ... scored five goals in the Olympic Final against Spain ... matched the Olympic record with seven goals in the tournament-opening U.S. win over Hungary ... helped U.S. National Team to three straight golds at the FINA World League Super Final (2010-12) and 2011 Pan-Am Games ... was on the U.S. team that took sixth at the FINA World Championships in 2011 ... captured gold with the U.S. at the 2010 FINA World Cup ... claimed second with the U.S. at the 2009 Holiday Cup ... captured bronze at the 2009 Junior World Championships ... helped lead U.S. to gold at the 2009 Canada Cup.
2013: Peter J. Cutino Award finalist ... named to All-MPSF First Team ... second on the team with 60 goals ... posted nine hat tricks and 20 multi-goal games ... scored first collegiate goals and registered first hat trick in win over Cal Baptist (1/26) ... added a goal in Stanford Invitational title-game win over UCLA (2/3) ... had a hat trick in UCI Invitational title-game loss to USC (2/24) ... scored four times in win over Harvard (3/22) ... added another hat trick in win at Arizona State (3/24) ... again scored four goals, this time in win at Hawai'i (3/30) ... scored in 6-4 win at USC (4/13) ... posted a hat trick in Big Splash win over California (4/19) ... scored six goals over three games at the National Collegiate Championship, earning first-team All-Tournament honors.
High School: A 2012 graduate of Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif. ... captained the water polo team as a senior ... helped team to four straight CIF North Coast Section titles and four straight league titles ... the 2008 squad went undefeated ... named NCS MVP in 2010 ... named school's Water Polo Player of the Year in 2009 and Rookie of the Year in 2007 ... earned team's Offensive Player of the Year in 2009 ... named a scholar-athlete award recipient twice (2009-10) ... named a Top 100 athlete from 2007-09 ... played club for Diablo Water Polo ... helped club to three Junior Olympic titles and U.S. Club Championship crown ... team captured the Florida International Tournament ... three-time Junior Olympics MVP.
Personal: Born in Danville, Calif. ... parents are Carlos and Peggy ... father was an NCAA champion in water polo at California and earned Pan-Am Games gold for Puerto Rico ... has three older siblings, Jessica, Charlie and Teresa ... was on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team with Jessica, who is a two-time Olympian (2008, 2012) and former All-American at Stanford (2006-07, 2009-10) ... Charlie played water polo at California ... uncle Peter Schnugg played water polo at California and was a U.S. Olympian in 1980 ... hobbies include playing beach volleyball.