Men's Water Polo

    Daniel Lontay
    Daniel  Lontay


    Budapest, Hungary

    High School:
    Univ. of Budapest

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 200


    1999: A native of Budapest, Hungary, and a member of the Hungarian National Team, Lontay will add to USC's depth as a 1999 sophomore utility player.

    Jovan Vavic Says: "Daniel has great international experience and is a very smart player. He adds greatly to the team speed and is very dangerous on the counterattack. He's also a good outside shooter."

    Hungary: Lontay has played on the Hungarian senior, junior and youth national teams since 1992. The team had second-place finishes at the 1997 World Junior Championships, 1996 European Junior Championships and 1996 European Youth Championships. He was also a member of the Ferencvaros Torna club team that won the 1998 European Cup-Winners Cup and the 1997 Hungarian Cup.

    Personal: Daniel plans on majoring in business. His last name is pronounced "LAWN-ty-ee". His birthdate is Jan. 9, 1978.