Six Stanford women's water polo players were named among the four rosters announced for the Futures 50 Classic, USA Senior National Team head coach Adam Krikorian announced Wednesday.
The Futures 50 Classic is set for Oct. 25-27 at Foothill High School. The 46 players chosen to participate are split into four teams named after the four Olympic sites to have hosted a women's water polo tournament: Sydney, Athens, Beijing and London.
Three of the four teams will be captained by a Stanford water polo player. Senior Annika Dries was selected to captain Team London, which also features sophomore goalie Gabby Stone. Sophomore Maggie Steffens will captain Team Athens and junior Kiley Neushul was tabbed to captain Team Beijing. Junior Ashley Grossman and freshman Danijela Jackovich will play for Team Sydney.
The teams will play a round-robin format Friday and Saturday with the top two teams in the standings playing in Sunday's championship game at 11:55 a.m. while the remaining two teams will play in the third-place game at 10:40 a.m.
Futures 50 Classic Schedule
Friday, October 25
6:00pm - Team London vs. Team Sydney
7:30pm - Team Athens vs. Team Beijing
Saturday, October 26
9:45am - Team Sydney vs. Team Beijing
11:00am - Team London vs. Team Athens
4:45pm - Team London vs. Team Beijing
6:00pm - Team Sydney vs. Team Athens
Sunday, October 27
10:40am - 3rd Place
11:155am - 1st Place