Women's Water Polo

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    Jennifer Stiefel
    Jennifer  Stiefel

    Class:
    Graduate Student

    Hometown:
    Esslingen, Germany

    High School:
    San Clemente HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Driver

    Experience:
    3V

    04/11/2015

    No. 3 USC Sinks San Jose State 21-6 On Senior Day

    Trojans net 11 different scorers in big MPSF win at Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

    02/13/2015

    No. 3 USC Tops Two Teams At Lancer Invitational

    Trojans beat Cal Baptist 14-3 and Redlands 31-0 in back-to-back action.

    02/05/2015

    2015 USC Women's Water Polo Season Outlook

    Women of Troy take aim at a run to a 12th consecutive NCAA Tournament trip.

    05/11/2014

    USC Wraps Up NCAA Action With Third Place Win Over Cal

    Trojans tack up an 11-8 victory over the Golden Bears to finish 2014 with a 26-4 record.

    02/08/2014

    No. 1 USC Surges Into Triton Invitational Semifinals

    Trojans register the sixth shutout win in program history with 13-0 win over Cal State Northridge.

    THIS SEASON: Jennifer Stiefel returns to the pool for her final season for the Women of Troy, competing as a grad student.

    2014: Stiefel was the team's sixth leading scorer with 31 goals in 2014... Scored in 17 games with 10 multiple-goal outings... Set her career high with four goals scored vs. Fresno Pacific... Scored six goals at the MPSF Tournament and scored twice during the NCAA Tournament.

    2013: Stiefel did not compete in the 2013 season.

    2012: Stiefel scored eight goals as a sophomore.

    2011: Stiefel scored three goals as a true freshman, with goals in three different games.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: Stiefel is a member of Germany's National Team... Competed with Germany at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final in China, finishing sixth and beating Canada in a shootout in the team's first appearance at the event... Was captain of the Junior National Team for Germany at the 2011 Junior World Championships in Italy... Competed for Germany at the 2009 Junior World Championships in Russia.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Stiefel earned All-CIF Division II honors in 2009... Was a first team all-league selection in her junior and senior seasons... Also a USA Water Polo Academic All-American... A member of the eight-time National Champion San Clemente High School dance team... Played club for SoCal and SET.

    PERSONAL: Stiefel finished her bachelor's degree in psychology in 2014 and is currently pursuing a masters in Applied Psychology... Parents are Jurgen and Diane... Father Jurgen played on German Olympic and national water polo teams from 1969-1983... Jurgen was a three-time Olympian, captain of the silver-medalist team at the 1983 FINA World Cup, and a European Champion in 1981... Has one brother, Robert, who plays water polo at Air Force, and one sister, Sandra, who was on the USC women's team... Lists scoring a goal against Spain in the 2012 Senior European Championships as her most thrilling sports moment... Cousin Katrin Dierolf played for USC in 2004... Cousin Steffen Dierolf was a 2004 Olympian... Wants to travel to the Caribbean... Born July 13, 1992.