Trojans register the sixth shutout win in program history with 13-0 win over Cal State Northridge.
The Women of Troy are feverishly focused on defending their NCAA crown - this year in their home pool.
This season: Melanie Slater enters her first season at USC.
High School: Slater played water polo at Wilson HS...Starting Goalie as a sophomore, junior, and senior...Earned All-Academic Honors all four years of high school...Named Moore League Player of the Year as a senior...Selected to the Long Beach Telegram Dream Team...Graduated high school with 500+ hours of community service...An honor student...Voted Top 25 Most Involved Senior Girls...Played club for Huntington Beach Water Polo Club, Long Beach Shore, and Trojan Water Polo Club.
Personal: Slater has not yet decided on a major...Parents are Dan and Janet, both of who graduated from USC in the class of 1988...Has four younger siblings, Murphy, Kirby, Lily and Claire...Lists Cristiano Ronaldo as her biggest sports hero...Would like to one day visit Bora Bora and Australia...Born January 12, 1995.