Women's Water Polo

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    Colleen O'Donnell
    Colleen O'Donnell

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Palos Verdes, Calif.

    High School:
    Palos Verdes HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Two-Meter

    Experience:
    3V

    THIS SEASON: O'Donnell enters her final season at USC as a strong defensive force with a knack for scoring.

    2013: O'Donnell scored 16 goals as a junior... Scored in 13 games with three two-goal outings... Was on USC's roster for the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

    2012: O'Donnell was USC's fifth leading scorer as a sophomore with 24 goals... Scored in 21 different games with three two-goal efforts... Earned All-America Honorable Mention and All-MPSF Honorable Mention... Scored three goals at the NCAA Tournament.

    2011: O'Donnell scored four goals as a true freshman, striking in four different games... First career goal was Feb. 6 vs. Stanford... Was on USC's roster for the 2011 NCAA Tournament.

    NATIONAL TEAMS: O'Donnell was a member of the U.S Junior National Team... Competed for the USA at the 2011 Junior World Championships in Italy... Won bronze at the 2009 Junior World Championships in Russia... Won the Four Nations Tournament in 2010.

    HIGH SCHOOL: O'Donnell played water polo and swam at Palos Verdes High... Was an All-CIF Southern Section Division II first team selection as a junior and senior... A three-time All-American, her team won the CIF championship in 2010... Was named league MVP as a junior and senior... Also a three-time selection to the Daily Breeze All-Area team... As a swimmer, was a 2008 All-American and a CIF finalist in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and named to All-Area Team in 2009... In water polo, set the single-season scoring record at Palos Verdes High and set the school's 500-yard freestyle record as a swimmer... Played club for Los Angeles Water Polo... An honor student.

    PERSONAL: O'Donnell is majoring in human sciences and hopes to one day work for Doctors Without Borders... Parents are Mike and Peggy... Has two sisters, Erin and Kelsey, who both attended USC... Erin also was on the water polo team at USC, and Mike also is a USC graduate... Has always wanted to meet the President, skydive and surf with penguins... Would like to one day travel to Italy, Greece, Australia and Alaska.. Hopes to player water polo overseas and eventually go to medical school after graduation... Born July 30, 1992.