Men's Water Polo

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    Michael Rosenthal
    Michael Rosenthal

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Miami, Fla.

    High School:
    Ransom Everglades HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 175

    Position:
    Driver

    Experience:
    3V

    12/04/2013

    Top-Seeded Trojans Take Aim At Sixth Straight National Championship

    USC heads to Palo Alto to fight for the right to make collegiate water polo history this weekend.

    07/22/2013

    Trojans In Action At FINA World Championships

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

    07/22/2013

    Trojans In Action At FINA World Championships

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

    05/30/2013

    International Trojans Representing on FINA Super Final Rosters

    Australia, Spain, Canada and Netherlands boast Trojans in the pool.

    05/28/2013

    Three Trojans Named to USA Roster For FINA Super Final

    Shea Buckner, Tommy Corcoran and Michael Rosenthal make the cut for Russia.

    THIS SEASON: Rosenthal enters his final season of action as an impact player with speed, size and skill.

    2011: Rosenthal was fifth on the team with 22 goals as a redshirt junior... Earned All-America Honorable Mention... Scored in 17 games with four multiple-goal efforts... Season high was a hat trick vs. Pomona-Pitzer on Oct. 1.

    2010: Rosenthal scored 26 goals as a redshirt sophomore... Scored in 17 games, including five multiple-goal outings... Opened the year with a career-high four goals vs. Redlands on Sept. 4... Also had hat tricks vs. Pepperdine and Long Beach State.

    2009: Rosenthal scored eight goals as a redshirt freshman... First career goal scored in USC's opener vs. Pomona-Pitzer... Scored in seven different games with a two-goal game against Bucknell.

    2008: Rosenthal redshirted his first season at USC.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Rosenthal was a member of the U.S. National Cadet Team in 2004, traveling to Hungary for competition.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Rosenthal was named the Miami Herald Water Polo Player of the Year and Swimmer of the Year in 2008 as a senior out of Ransom Everglades High... A First Team All-American in water polo... Also a two-time All-County First Team pick... Team won state title in 2008... Played club with Florida Coast and Raider.

    PERSONAL: Rosenthal is majoring in human performance and minoring in buisness and hopes to pursue a career in physical therapy... Parents Dan and Meredith both were swimmers at USC... Has one sister, Madeline, who also plays water polo at USC... Enjoys playing beach volleyball in his free time... Lists Mike Eruzione as his biggest sports hero... Born May 20, 1990.