Men's Water Polo

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    Peter Kurzeka
    Peter Kurzeka

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    West Hills, Calif.

    High School:
    Agoura HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 180

    Position:
    Driver

    Experience:
    3V

    02/21/2012

    Joel Dennerley, Jovan Vavic Top National Charts

    Dennerley is National Player of the Year, Vavic is National Coach of the Year to lead eight All-Americans.

    12/05/2011

    Olgard, Dennerley And Kurzeka Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes Of The Week

    Water polo clinches fourth-straight national championship, volleyball moves closer.

    12/04/2011

    Trojans Win Four In A Row!

    USC beats the Bruins 7-4 to make history.

    12/03/2011

    Trojans Have History Within Reach

    USC has secured its seventh straight trip to the national championship game.

    11/30/2011

    Top-Seeded Trojans Take Aim At Historic Fourth Straight NCAA Title

    USC looks to become the first men's water polo team to win four in a row this weekend in Berkeley.

    THIS SEASON: Kurzeka enters his senior season at USC as a two-time All-American and a full-fledged offensive threat and defensive lock.

    2010: Kurzeka was second on the team in scoring with 41 goals as a junior, matching his career high of four goals during the NCAA Championship win over Cal... Named the NCAA Tournament MVP, was selected a First Team All-American and to the All-MPSF First Team... Also an MPSF Player of the Week after scoring four against Cal and three vs. UCLA at the NorCal Tournament... Scored in 21 games with 13 multiple-goal outings, including those two four-goal games... His 100th career goal was the game-winning score for USC in the 2010 NCAA Championship game

    2009: Kurzeka was sixth on the team in scoring with 29 goals as a sophomore... Scored in 19 games with nine multiple-goal efforts... Set a new career high with a pair of hat tricks, vs. Pomona-Pitzer and UC Irvine... Scored two goals in the NCAA Championship game... Earned All-America Honorable Mention... Named an MPSF All-Academic scholar-athlete... Named MPSF Player of the Week on Sept. 9.

    2008: Kurzeka was fourth on the team in scoring with 30 goals as a freshman... Scored in 21 games with nine two-goal outings... Named to NCAA All-Tournament Second Team.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Kurzeka was selected the CIF Division IV MVP in 2007 as a senior at Agoura High, which won the 2007 CIF title and league titles in 2006 and 2007... A two-time selection as Daily News Player of the Year... Named Ventura County Star MVP and a First Team All-American in 2007... Selected to All-CIF First Team in 2006... Also 2006 Ventura County State First Team and All-American Fifth Team pick... Plays club for Los Angeles Water Polo, winning gold at the 2006 Junior Olympics.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: A member of the U.S. Youth National Team.

    PERSONAL: Kurzeka is majoring in policy, planning and development under the real estate development track... Parents are John and Lynda... Has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Maggie... Enjoys camping with his family in his spare time... Lists Michael Jordan as his biggest sports hero... Would like to one day play professionally in Greece... Born April 6, 1990.