Women's Water Polo

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    Jennifer Stiefel
    Jennifer Stiefel

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Esslingen, Germany

    High School:
    San Clemente HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Driver

    Experience:
    2V

    THIS SEASON:Jennifer Stiefel returns to the pool as a senior for the Women of Troy.

    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 an dbeating 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 is majoring in 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.