Women's Water Polo

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    Erika Figge
    Erika Figge

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

    High School:
    Santa Margarita HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Utility

    Experience:
    3V

    THIS SEASON: Erika Figge enters her final season at USC, carrying a total of 87 career goals... A knowledgable and respected player, Figge brings leadership, skill and vast experience at the national team level to the pool for the Women of Troy.

    2006: Figge was USC's sixth leading scorer with 22 goals as a junior... Tied her career high of four goals against Brown on Feb. 25... Scored in 18 games with three multiple-goal efforts... Named to All-America Third Team and All-NCAA Tournament Second Team... Received All-MPSF honorable mention... Named an Academic All-MPSF Scholar-Athlete.

    2005: Figge was fourth on the team in scoring with 32 goals as a sophomore... Had a hat trick against Cal on Feb. 19 and again against Arizona State on April 15... Received All-America honorable mention.

    2004: As a 2004 freshman, Figge finished fifth on the team in scoring with 33 goals... Earned All-America SecondTeam and All-MPSF Honorable Mention and All-Freshman honors... Named to the NCAA Tournament second team during USC's national championship... Scored a season-high four goals in an 8-5 win against Stanford on Feb. 29 in the championship match of the UC Santa Barbara Tournament.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Figge is member of the U.S. National Team, recently named an alternate for the 2007 World Championships roster... Won gold at the 2007 Holiday Cup and over the summer in the FINA Super Final and took fourth at the 2006 World Cup... Also won silver medal at the 2005 FINA World Championships, where she scored two goals for Team USA... Began as a member of the U.S. Junior National Team, winning a gold medal at the 2005 FINA Junior World Championships and silver at the 2003 FINA Junior World Championships... Named MVP of the 2005 Speedo Top 40 tournament, which incorporates U.S. national team players with the top collegiate and high school talent in the country.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Figge was a four-time All-American at Santa Margarita High in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif... Earned All-CIF and All-Serra League first team honors all four years... Also earned All-American honors on the swimming team in the 50 and 100 freestyle events.

    PERSONAL: Figge is majoring in sociology... Parents are Eric and Heidi... Has one sister, Brooke... Her grandparents, aunt and uncle all attended USC... Birthdate is Jan. 9, 1985.