Women's Water Polo

    Avery Peterson
    Avery  Peterson


    Newport Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Newport Harbor HS






    Three Trojans Pick Up ACWPC All-Academic Accolades

    Avery Peterson collects the fourth national academic honor of her USC career.


    Seven Trojans Earn MPSF Scholar-Athlete Honors

    It’s a program record for USC women’s water polo on the MPSF’s academic honor roll.


    USC Scores NCAA Semifinal Spot With 12-6 Win Over Michigan

    Trojans show their balance in a crucial opening win at the NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis.


    Defending National Champs Open 2017 NCAA Tourney As No. 3 Seed

    The Women of Troy take aim a back-to-back national championships in Indy next week.


    No. 2 USC Takes Down No. 1 Stanford In OT To Win Tournament Title

    Trojans extend their win steak to 45 straight games with victorious run to Barbara Kalbus Invitational championship.

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

    2016: A team captain, Peterson was USC’s fourth leading scorer with 35 goals as a junior... Earned All-American Honorable Mention... Also picked up All-MPSF Honorable Mention... Named MPSF Player of the Week on March 8... Scored in 19 games with eight multiple-goal outings... Scored twice in the NCAA Tournament and scored four goals at the MPSF Tournament, including a hat trick in the championship game... Set career high with six goals scored at Whittier... An MPSF Scholar-Athlete and ACWPC All-Academic honoree.

    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... An MPSF Scholar-Athlete and ACWPC All-Academic honoree.

    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 AWPCA 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.