Trojans show their balance in a crucial opening win at the NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis.
Senior Stephania Haralabidis was USC's speaker at the NCAA Banquet in Indianapolis.
Stephania Haralabidis picks up another first-team selection; She and Brigitta Games also earn MPSF All-Tournament Team honors.
The Women of Troy take aim a back-to-back national championships in Indy next week.
Brigitta Games scores 11 goals across two home victories.
This season: Haralabidis enters her final season at USC ranked No. 8 all-time in scoring at USC with 185 career goals.
2016: Haralabidis was USC’s top scorer as a junior with 63 goals... Won the Peter J. Cutino Award... Named National Player of the Year and MPSF Player of the Year... A First Team All-American and named to the All-MPSF First Team... Named NCAA Tournament MVP after scoring five goals in the NCAA Championship game, including the game-winner from distance with just seconds remaining... Also named to MPSF All-Tournament Team... Scored in all 24 games in which she appeared, with 18 multiple-goal outings... Set her career high with seven goals scored vs. UC Irvine on Feb. 27...Finished with eight goals at the NCAA Tournament... Also scored twice at the MPSF Tournament... Twice named MPSF Player of the Week.
2015: Haralabidis was USC’s second leading scorer with 64 goals as a sophomore... Named a Second Team All-American and to the All-MPSF Second Team... Scored in 26 games with 20 multiple-goal outings... Scored a season-high five goals in three games, going back-to-back with five goals scored vs. CSUN and UC Irvine... Scored four goals at the MPSF Tournament and four during the NCAA Tournament.
2014: Haralabidis was USC’s second leading scorer with 58 goals in her freshman season... Earned All-America Honorable Mention and was named to the MPSF All-Newcomer Team... Her 58 goals scored was the 10th most in a single season at USC... Scored in 25 games with 17 multiple-goal outings, including a career-high six goals scored vs. Bakersfield at the MPSF Tournament... Scored four goals during the NCAA Tournament... A two-time MPSF Newcomer of the Week.
NATIONAL TEAMS: Haralabidis has competed on both the Junior and Senior National Teams for Greece… Competed at the 2015 FINA Junior World Championships... Won a bronze medal with Greece at the 2012 FINA World Championships in China... Won gold at the 2012 Junior European Championships in Australia… Also won gold at the 2011 Junior European Championships in Spain... Was named MVP of the 2011 Junior European Championship.
HIGH SCHOOL: Haralabidis attended Corona Del Mar High in Newport Beach for her senior year… Member of the CIF Championship team in 2013… Played club for Tritonas Amarousiou in Greece and for Corona del Mar and Socal in California.
PERSONAL: Haralabidis is majoring in international relations and minoring in marketing… Parents are Janet Scott and Babis Haralabidis… Has two sisters, her twin, Ioanna, and older sister, Anastasia… Ioanna also is on the USC women’s water polo team... Favorite foods are soublaki and mousake… Hopes to travel the world and see new places… Hopes to play in the Olympics… Born May 19, 1995.