Stephania Haralabidis leads the pack with a repeat spot on the All-America First Team.
It’s a program record for USC women’s water polo on the MPSF’s academic honor roll.
Trojans show their balance in a crucial opening win at the NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis.
Stephania Haralabidis picks up another first-team selection; She and Brigitta Games also earn MPSF All-Tournament Team honors.
The Women of Troy take aim a back-to-back national championships in Indy next week.
THIS SEASON: Amanda Longan enters her second season at USC.
2016: Longan averaged 10.4 saves and 4.7 goals-against per game as a true freshman... Appeared in 18 games, collecting a total of 145 saves on the year... A First Team All-American... Also named to All-MPSF First Team and MPSF All-Newcomer Team... Picked MPSF Tournament MVP after making 22 saves in two games... Had 12 saves in the MPSF Championship game... Compiled 24 saves in three games at the NCAA Tournament, with nine in the semifinals and final... Set career high with 17 saves at Stanford on April 16... Had eight games with double-digit saves... A five-time MPSF Newcomer of the Week.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Longan is a member of the U.S. Junior National Team... Won gold with Team USA at the 2015 FINA Junior World Championships and was named Top Goalkeeper at the event... Also has been a member of the U.S. Youth and Cadet national teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: Longan was named league Player of the Year as a junior out of Oaks Christian High in Westlake Village, Calif.... Helped her team win the Tri-Valley League championship for the first time in school history in 2014... Set school record with 31 saves in a singles game... Was a three-time all-league first team selection... Named the Ventura County Star Most Valuable Goalie as a senior and was also selected to the first team... A three-time Ventura County Star second team honoree... Played club for 805 Santa Barbara.
PERSONAL: Longan is majoring in psychology and hopes to pursue a career as a sports psychologist... Parents are Kim and Jon... Has two sisters, Andi and Shelby... Hopes to win NCAA championships at USC and to play in the Olympic Games in the future... Enjoys watching Supercross, riding ATVs, singing, dancing and listening to country music in her free time... Lists Bethany Hamilton as her biggest sports hero... Hopes to travel to Hawai’i, Aruba, Australia and Italy... Born Jan. 16, 1997.