Men's Water Polo

    J.W. Krumpholz
    J.W.  Krumpholz


    Santa Ana, Calif.

    High School:
    Foothill HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 200




    USC's Jovan Vavic Named Pac-12 Coach of the Century

    Four Trojan players also land spots on the Pac-12 All-Century Water Polo Team.


    Trojans In Action At FINA World Championships

    USC water polo is well represented in Barcelona on an international stage.


    Trojans In Action At FINA World Championships

    USC water polo is well represented in Barcelona on an international stage.

    THIS SEASON: USC's second male Olympic medalist and Cutino Award winner, Krumpholz's power at 2-meters is far from surprising, but teams will still be hard-pressed to control the strong and talented senior, who holds 101 career goals entering his senior season.

    2008: Krumpholz led the team in scoring with 43 goals...Scored in 23 games with 12 multiple-goal outings... Season-high four goals against UC Santa Barbara... Became the second USC male to win the Peter J. Cutino Award... Also named National Player of the Year and MPSF Co-Player of the Year... Selected First Team All-American and to All-MPSF First Team... Named NCAA Tournament MVP and MPSF Tournament MVP, with first-team honors coming at both tourneys... Twice named MPSF Player of the Week (Oct. 13 and Nov. 3), first after USC's SoCal Tournament championship win and then after a hat trick vs. UCLA on Nov. 1.

    2007: Krumpholz scored 20 goals as a sophomore... Struck in 11 games with six multiple-goal efforts... Had a hat trick against UC Santa Cruz and vs. Stanford at the NorCal Tournament... Selected to All-America Third Team... A First Team All-NCAA Tournament selection... Also earned All-MPSF Third Team honors.

    2006: Krumpholz was the team's third leading scorer with 38 goals... Scored in 22 games with 10 multiple-goal efforts... Set a career high with five goals against UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 6... Received All-American Honorable Mention.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Krumpholz is a member of the U.S. National Team... Won a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing with the United States, becomein... He is one of only two USC men's player to medal in the Olympic Games... As a member of the U.S. National Team, competed at the 2005 World Championships in Montreal... Also plays on the Junior National Team, recently competing in the 2007 FINA Junior World Championships and placing second at the Low Tatras Cup in Slovakia over the summer... Competed in the 2006 Junior Pan American Games and scoring 13 goals for the USA in the 2005 Junior World Championships... Was the top scorer with 32 goals at the 2006 Junior PanAms, where the USA won gold.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Krumpholz was named to the All-CIF First Team as a senior at Foothill High... Named Orange County Register Player of the Year as a senior... Scored 85 goals in 2005... An All-American from 2003-2005... Named 2004 CIF Player of the Year... Won two Premier League titles playing with Los Angeles Water Polo Club.

    PERSONAL: Krumpholz is majoring in communications... Parents are Kurt and Debra... Has two sisters, Katy and Kari... Father won two NCAA water polo titles as a player at UCLA... Lists Michael Jordan as his biggest sports hero...Birthdate is Sept. 22, 1987.