Women's Water Polo

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    Alexandra Kiss
    Alexandra Kiss

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Budakalasz, Hungary

    High School:
    Kerek Gimnazium

    Height:
    5-9

    Position:
    Driver

    Experience:
    3V

    THIS SEASON: Alexandra Kiss enters her fourth season at USC, returning as a proven scorer and impact player for the Trojans with 107 career goals.

    2009: Kiss was fourth on the team in scoring with 35 goals as a junior... Scored in 21 different games with 10 multiple-goal outings... Had 10 goals in USC's last six games, including semifinal hat tricks against Cal in the MPSF Tournament and vs. Hawai'i in the NCAA Tournament.

    2008: Kiss was the team's third leading scorer with 36 goals as a sophomore... Had 11 multiple-goal games, scoring in 23 games... Had a season-high three goals vs. UCLA in the MPSF Championship and against Stanford in the NCAA semifinals... Named an Academic All-MPSF Scholar-Athlete.

    2007: Kiss was USC's fourth leading scorer as a freshman, scoring 36 goals... She scored in 20 different games, including 11 multiple-goal efforts... Had a career-high four goals against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 8... Also had three hat tricks... Was named to the MPSF All-Freshman Team... Named to ACWPC All-Academic Team, earning Superior honors.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Kiss attended Kerek Gimnazium in Budakalasz, Hungary... Played on the Hungarian Under-18 and Under-16 national teams, placing second at the European Championships in 2003 and 2005 and third in 2006... Also competed at the Hungarian National Cup in 2005 and 2006, and won championships at the 2006 and 2006 U-18 Nationals, 2006 Senior Nationals, 2006 LEN Cup and 2006 European Super Cup.

    PERSONAL: Kiss is majoring in sociology... Parents are Janos and Erzsebet... Has one brother, Norbert... Enjoys reading, hanging out with friends and playing basketball, ping-pong and beach volleyball in her spare time... Lists former Trojan and current Hungarian National team player Aniko Pelle as one of her biggest sports heroes... Birthdate is Sept. 1, 1987.