Australia, Spain, Canada and Netherlands boast Trojans in the pool.
Trojans take down Hawai'i 16-9 in NCAA Semifinals to play for it all in Boston.
Trojans score 27 unanswered goals to beat Pomona-Pitzer in NCAA First Round.
Top-seeded Women of Troy take aim at a fourth national championship this week in Boston.
MPSF champions are bound for Boston in search of a fourth national championship.
THIS SEASON: Jayde Appel enters her first season of competition at USC.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Appel has been a member of the Australian Junior National Team... Won bronze at the 2011 Junior World Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Appel attended Meriden Girls School in Sydney, Australia... Won the 2011 New South Wales CIS Blue Award... Played for Cronulla Sharks and Balmain Tigers... Won under-16 and under-18 national championships with Cronulla.
PERSONAL: Appel has not yet decided on a major... Parents are Bret and Joanne... Has two sisters, Samantha and Bre... Bre was a member of the Australian National Team... Enjoys family vacations in her free time... Lists Muhammad Ali as her biggest sports hero... Would like to travel to Greece, South Africa and Bora Bora... Has always wanted to cage dive with sharks... Hopes to travel through Europe and play professional water polo after graduation... Born May 27, 1994.