Torrey Pines grad Cory Nasoff selected to compete at water polo’s World University Games in China
By USA Water Polo (usawaterpolo.org)Water polo player Cory Nasoff, a 2007 Torrey Pines graduate and Cal Bears runner up NCAA finalist, has been selected to represent the USA at the upcoming World University Games in China.
Head coach Marc Hunt recently announced the Men’s World University Games roster that will compete at the World University Games this Aug. 11-23 in Shenzhen, China. The squad represents some of the best recent college aged talent the United States has to offer. Team USA has been slotted in Group C along with Serbia, France, and Singapore, and will meet those teams in group play to start off the tourney opening with Singapore on Aug. 11.
Team USA has had success in the event earning consecutive first place finishes in 1991 and 1993. The 1991 title came under the direction of UC-Irvine’s Ted Newland in Sheffield, England, while the most recent championship team was guided by the late Steve Heaston of Cal in 1993 in Buffalo, New York. The United States last competed in the World University Games in 2009 in Belgrade, Serbia, claiming a sixth place finish.
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