Don't have an account? Click Here
Share |
Brenda Villa
Will captain the 2008 U.S. squad in her third Olympic Games ... A U.S. Senior National Team member since 1996 ... Helped the American side to a silver medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney, a bronze in 2004 at Athens, and now will look to add the gold medal in Beijing this summer ... One of the top attackers for the U.S., has been a part of five American squads at the FINA World Championships ... Boasts gold medals with the 2005 and 2007 squads, as well as golds with the 2003 and 2007 Pan-Am Games teams.

2008 Olympics (Beijing): Netted a goal and assisted on another in U.S.' 12-11 tournament-opening victory over China (8/11).

2004 Olympics (Athens): Scored four goals against Hungary ... also netted a pair in contest with Russia ... Helped lead U.S. to bronze medal.

2000 Olympics (Sydney): Helped lead U.S. to silver medal ... Scored game-tying goal with 13.1 seconds left in gold-medal game against Australia.

As a member of the Cardinal from 2001-03 ... scored 172 goals and was named a first-team All-American all three years ... Earned National Player of the Year honors in 2001 ... Was an integral part of Stanford's 2002 national champion team ... Named the Peter J. Cutino Award winner as the nation's top collegiate women's water polo player.