Saturday's contest determines the MPSF Championship's top seed
USA Water Polo: Has seen action with both the U.S. Senior and Junior National Teams ... on the senior team, served as an alternate at the FINA World Cup in New Zealand in 2010 ... also participated in the Canada Cup and Holiday Cup in 2009 ... for the junior team, played in the 2009 and 2011 Junior World Championships.
As A Freshman In 2012: Peter J. Cutino Award winner as the nation's top collegiate women's water polo player ... captured ACWPC National Player of the Year award ... first-team ACWPC All-American and first-team All-MPSF selection ... named MPSF Newcomer of the Year ... led the team with 58 goals ... fourth in the MPSF with 2.07 goals per game ... recorded 11 hat tricks and 17 multi-goal performances ... posted hat tricks in her first two collegiate games, win over LMU and UC Davis (1/28) ... scored four times in win at San Jose State (2/11) ... netted five goals in UCI Invitational semifinal win over California (2/26) ... scored 12 goals over wins against Long Beach State (3/3), UC Irvine (3/4), Hawai'i (3/10) and UC Santa Barbara (3/25), including four against the Gauchos ... put in five goals against California (4/14) ... followed up with a hat trick in an 8-1 win at UCLA (4/21) ... scored a goal in each win at the National Collegiate Championship.
High School: A 2011 graduate of Dos Pueblos High School in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... earned four letters in both water polo and swimming ... also earned a letter in both cross country and golf ... captained the water polo team in 2010-11 ... helped lead the team to four straight CIF Southern Section titles (Division II in 2008, Division I from 2009-11) and 67 straight wins ... four-time CIF Southern Section Player of the Year ... played club for Santa Barbara Aquatics Club from 1999-2011 ... helped team to Club Championships title in 2011 ... named All-American for women's opens in 2011.
Personal: Born in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... parents are Peter and Cathy Neushul ... has two younger sisters, Jamie and Ryann ... major is undeclared ... hobbies include surfing, golf and spending time with her sisters.