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Kiley
Neushul
United States of AmericaUnited States of America, USA
Female
Water polo

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
05 March 1993
Height
173 cm
Residence
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Communications - Stanford University: United States

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing water polo at age seven.
Why this sport?
Her mother was a water polo coach and taught her how to play the sport.
Name of coach
Adam Krikorian [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Driver
Handedness
Right

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (noozhawk.com, 29 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named the Most Valuable Player [MVP] of the gold medal match at the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (usawaterpolo.org, 28 Jul 2017)

She received the Peter J. Cutino Award in 2012 and 2015. The award is given annually to the best male and female water polo player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association [NCAA] in the United States of America. (paloaltoonline.com, 07 Jun 2015)

In 2012 she was named ACWPC Player of the Year and MPSF Newcomer of the Year. (gostanford.com, 2014)
Famous relatives
Her younger sister Jamie has played water polo at university level in the United States of America. Her mother Cathy has coached the sport. (usawaterpolo.org, 10 Jun 2015; presidiosports.com, 08 Jun 2015)

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