Women's Water Polo


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    Avery Peterson
    Avery  Peterson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Newport Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Newport Harbor HS

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    2-Meter

    Experience:
    3V

    Major:
    Communication

    06/21/2016

    Three Trojans Earn ACWPC All-Academic Honors

    Junior Avery Peterson and freshmen Courtney Fahey and Mackenzie Flath are on the 2016 honor roll.

    06/02/2016

    USC’s Stephania Haralabidis & Jovan Vavic Sweep National Awards

    NCAA champs land six Women of Troy on the ACWPC All-American honor roll.

    05/24/2016

    Five Women of Troy Earn MPSF Scholar-Athlete Honors

    NCAA champs hit a program best with five on the MPSF academic honor roll.

    05/15/2016

    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.

    05/14/2016

    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.

    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.

    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.