Avery Peterson collects the fourth national academic honor of her USC career.
It’s a program record for USC women’s water polo on the MPSF’s academic honor roll.
Trojans open their 2017 campaign this week at the Winter Invitational in Santa Barbara, Jan. 20-22.
Junior Avery Peterson and freshmen Courtney Fahey and Mackenzie Flath are on the 2016 honor roll.
Trojans top the Golden Bears 11-6 at Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
THIS SEASON: Courtney Fahey enters her second season at USC.
2016: Fahey scored nine goals as a true freshman... Scored in five games with three multiple-goal outings... Set career high with three goals vs. Redlands... First career goals were scored at Whittier on Feb. 6... A member of the MPSF and NCAA Tournament rosters... Earned ACWPC All-Academic honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Fahey is a three-time North Coast Section and all-league first team honoree out of Monte Vista High in Danville, Calif., having won both league and NCS titles... Also a three-time All-East Bay first-teamer and twice selected to the All-NorCal first team... Scored 358 goals and had 363 steals and 202 assists in her four years at Monte Vista... Played club for Diablo... An honor student.
PERSONAL: Fahey is majoring in health and human sciences... Parents are Rich and Rhonda... Has two siblings, Kylie and Blake... Her uncle, Roman Fortin, played football at San Diego State and in the NFL for San Diego, Atlanta and Detroit... Enjoys spending time with family, shopping and boating in her free time... Lists Maureen O’Toole Purcell as her biggest sports hero... Has always wanted to bunjee jump and win a national championship... Hopes to travel to Australia, Germany, Austria, Spain, Brazil, Switzerland, London and France... Born Oct. 19, 1996.