Women's Water Polo

    Avery Peterson
    Avery  Peterson


    Newport Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Newport Harbor HS






    USC Captures 2016 NCAA Championship In Epic Finish

    Stephania Haralabidis' fifth goal of the game nets the title for the Trojans in an 8-7 win over Stanford.


    USC Motors Into NCAA Final With 9-6 Semifinal Win Over Michigan

    Trojans take a perfect 25-0 record into the 2016 NCAA Championship game against Stanford tomorrow in Westwood.


    Stephania Haralabidis & Jovan Vavic Sweep As MPSF Player and Coach of the Year

    Haralabidis is the eighth Trojan to be named MPSF Women’s Player of the Year, leading six All-MPSF honorees from USC.


    Undefeated USC Claims Top Spot For 2016 NCAA Championships

    Trojans aim for perfection in their 13th straight NCAA appearance.


    USC Wins 2016 MPSF Championship!

    Trojans top Stanford 8-5 to roll on in undefeated 2016 campaign.

    This season: Avery Peterson enters her third season at USC. 

    2015: Peterson scored 13 goals as a sophomore... Scored in nine games with three multiple-goal outings... Set a new career high with a hat trick vs. Redlands... Scored once during the MPSF Tournament and once during the NCAA Tournament... Earned ACWPC All-Academic and MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete honors.

    2014: Peterson scored seven goals as a freshman... First career goals came in a two-goal outing in the season opener vs. Sonoma State, setting a career high for herself... Scored in six games overall... A member of USC’s NCAA Tournament roster... Earned ACWPC All-Academic honors.

    High School: Peterson was a two-time All-CIF Division I Second Team honoree at Newport Harbor High… Named to all-league first team as a senior and the second team as a junior… Selected to the Daily Pilot’s Newport Mesa Dream Team in 2012 and 2013… One of OC Register’s Fab 15 Juniors in 2012…  A member of the CIF Division I Championship Team in 2012… An honor student… Played club for Newport Water Polo Foundation and Socal Water Polo.

    Personal: Peterson is majoring in communication… Parents are Anne and Dave… Has two older sisters, Allyssa and Amanda… Enjoys traveling and going to the beach… Favorite food is sushi… Would like to visit South Africa and Australia… Born July 17, 1995.