Men's Water Polo

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    Juraj Zatovic
    Juraj Zatovic

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Novaky, Slovakia

    High School:
    Gymnazium Novaky

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 200

    Position:
    Two-Meter Defense

    2005: Zatovic returns for his final season at USC as the Trojans' top gun with a deft defensive game.

    2004: Zatovic was the Trojans' leading scorer for the third straight season with 46 goals as a junior... Received All-America and All-MPSF first team honors for the second consecutive year... A finalist for the Pete Cutino Award... Was the team's top scorer in six games, including back-to-back four-goal perfornamances in SoCal Tournament wins over California and Stanford... Also scored four goals in a win over Pepperdine on Nov. 6.

    2003: Zatovic led the team in scoring with 57 goals as a sophomore... Earned All-America and All-MPSF first team honors... Received NCAA All-Tournament first team honors... Scored a team-high three goals in a 10-6 victory on Dec. 6 against Navy in the NCAA national semifinal... Scored four goals in a 9-7 win on Sept. 21 against Pepperdine at the SoCal Tournament.

    2002: Zatovic led the team in scoring with 49 goals as a freshman, earning All-America third team and All-MPSF second team honors... Scored a season-high four goals on Sept. 28 in a 10-8 overtime win against UCLA... Registered three goals in the fifth place match against UC Irvine at the MPSF Championship in USC's 8-6 win.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Zatovic was a member of Slovakia's 2000 Olympic Team... Competed for Slovakia in the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Qualification tournaments and the 2003 World Championships... Also competed at the 2001 Junior World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Zatovic graduated from Gymnazium - Novaky in Slovakia... Competed for his school in the Slovak League as well as with the National Team in the Junior World Championships and the Olympics.

    PERSONAL: Zatovic is majoring in international relations... Parents and Jozef and Sona... Birthdate is Oct. 22, 1982.