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Maggie Steffens
Position: Driver
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista
Major: Science, Technology & Society


USA Water Polo

  • Delivered 12 goals helping Team USA earn a second consecutive FINA World Cup crown in 2014 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
  • Second on the team in scoring with 11 goals in a gold medal effort at the 2014 FINA World League Super Final in Kunshan, China
  • Racked up 5 goals during the 2013 FINA World Cup Qualifiers
  • Tallied 5 goals in the 2013 Holiday Cup
  • Scored eleven goals in the 2013 FINA World Championships
  • Led the team with nine goals scored en route to a third place finish at the 2013 FINA World League Super Final
  • Led the team to Gold Medals at the 2012 Olympic Games inn London, England with twenty-one goals
  • Named MVP at the 2012 Olympics and the 2012 FINA Women's Water Polo Athlete of the Year
  • Team lead with eleven goals at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final
  • Posted six goals on the way to a Gold Medal and Olympic qualification at the 2011 Pan American Games
  • Tallied the winning goal in the 20th round of an epic shootout to defeat Canada 27-26 for the Gold Medal at the Pan American Games
  • Scored five times en route to a sixth place finish at the 2011 FINA World Championships
  • Registered five goals during Gold Medal run at 2011 FINA World League Super Final in Tianjin, China
  • Added four goals to help Team USA take home the Gold at 2010 FINA World Cup
  • Scored five goals, including the winning goal against Australia in the Final match at 2010 FINA World League Super Final
  • Scored 2 goals at 2009 Holiday Cup

As a sophomore in 2014

  • Selected to the ACWPC All-America First Team
  • Peter J. Cutino Award finalist
  • Earned spots on both National Collegiate and MPSF Championship All-Tournament Teams
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team
  • Earned MPSF/KAP 7 Player of the Week (March 3)
  • Tied for team lead with 51 goals
  • Had 4 hat tricks over 8 multi-goal games
  • Posted first hat trick in Stanford Invitational win over UC Irvine (2/2)
  • Netted four goals in UCI Invitational win over California (2/23)
  • Scored five times in MPSF win at San Jose State (3/1)
  • Added another five goals in win over LMU (3/8)
  • Netted a pair of goals in MPSF win over USC (3/30)
  • Had goals in MPSF wins over Arizona State (4/5), at UCLA (4/11), and California (4/19)  
  • Scored four times in MPSF Championship semifinal win over California (4/26)
  • Added a pair of goals in MPSF title-game win over UCLA (4/27)
  • Scored seven goals at the National Collegiate Championship, including hat tricks against Indiana (5/9) and California (5/10)

As a freshman in 2013

  • Peter J. Cutino Award finalist
  • Selected to ACWPC All-America First Team
  • Named to All-MPSF First Team
  • Second on the team with 60 goals
  • Posted nine hat tricks and 20 multi-goal games
  • Scored first collegiate goals and registered first hat trick in win over Cal Baptist (1/26)
  • Added a goal in Stanford Invitational title-game win over UCLA (2/3)
  • Had a hat trick in UCI Invitational title-game loss to USC (2/24)
  • Scored four times in win over Harvard (3/22)
  • Added another hat trick in win at Arizona State (3/24)
  • Sgain scored four goals, this time in win at Hawai'i (3/30)
  • Scored in 6-4 win at USC (4/13)
  • Posted a hat trick in Big Splash win over California (4/19)
  • Scored six goals over three games at the National Collegiate Championship, earning first-team All-Tournament honors

High School/Club

  • A 2012 graduate of Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif.
  • Captained the water polo team as a senior
  • Helped team to four straight CIF North Coast Section titles and four straight league titles
  • The 2008 squad went undefeated
  • Named NCS MVP in 2010
  • Named school's Water Polo Player of the Year in 2009 and Rookie of the Year in 2007
  • Earned team's Offensive Player of the Year in 2009
  • Named a scholar-athlete award recipient twice (2009-10)
  • Named a Top 100 athlete from 2007-09
  • Played club for Diablo Water Polo
  • Helped club to three Junior Olympic titles and U.S. Club Championship crown
  • Team captured the Florida International Tournament
  • Three-time Junior Olympics MVP
  • Born in Danville, Calif.
  • Parents are Carlos and Peggy
  • Father was an NCAA champion in water polo at California and earned Pan-Am Games gold for Puerto Rico
  • Has three older siblings, Jessica, Charlie and Teresa
  • Was on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team with Jessica, who is a two-time Olympian (2008, 2012) and former All-American at Stanford (2006-07, 2009-10)
  • Charlie played water polo at California
  • Uncle Peter Schnugg played water polo at California and was a U.S. Olympian in 1980 ... hobbies include playing beach volleyball