The Women of Troy are feverishly focused on defending their NCAA crown - this year in their home pool.
THIS SEASON: Lauren Esrig enters her third season at USC.
2015: Esrig competed but did not score as a sophomore.
2014: Esrig competed but did not score in her freshman season at USC.
High School: Esrig was a multi-sport athlete at South Eugene High in Oregon… Earned varsity letters in water polo, basketball and soccer… Earned First Team All-Southwest Conference honors in 2012… An honor student… Played for Eugene City Water Polo Club.
Personal: Esrig is majoring in international relations global business… Parents are David and Kim… Has a twin brother, Zachary, and a younger brother, Gregory… Her uncle, Rob Carver, played water polo at USC in 1988… Born in New Haven, Conn.… Lists Candace Parker as her biggest sports hero… Favorite food is sushi… Hopes to attend medical school… Born Nov. 17, 1994.