Brenda Villa ’03 was a three-time first-team All-America water polo player for Stanford from 2001-03. She scored 172 goals and was the 2001 National Player of the Year. A key member of the Cardinal national championship team in 2002, Villa received the Peter J. Cutino Award as the nation’s top collegiate women’s water polo player. A four-time Olympian, Villa earned gold at the 2012 London Olympics, silver in 2008 in Beijing and in 2000 in Sydney, and bronze in 2004 in Athens. A member of the U.S. Senior National Team from 1996-2012, she also garnered gold medals in 2005 and 2007 at the FINA World Championships and in 2003 and 2007 at the Pan-Am Games.