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Alison Gregorka, USA Olympic Water Polo Team Player Bio

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Alison Gregorka

Kate Gynther (R) of Australia looks to stop the pass from Alison Gregorka(L) of the United States

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Alison Gregorka is a defender for the 2008 US Olympic Water Polo Team.

Stats:

  • DEFENDER
  • HEIGHT: 5’10”
  • EDUCATION: STANFORD 2007
  • CLUB: GREAT LAKES WATER POLO CLUB
  • BIRTHDAY: 6/29/85
  • BIRTHPLACE: ANN ARBOR, MI
  • HOMETOWN: ANN ARBOR, MI
  • RESIDENCE: SEAL BEACH, CA

Personal Notes:

  • Daughter of Dave and Joan
  • Has three siblings, Brad (24, also played water polo), Andrea (18), and Brian (18)
  • Began playing water polo in 1998 when older brother started playing
  • Urban Education major
  • Enjoys laughing and working with children
  • Most admired athlete is Lance Armstrong
  • Best thing about water polo are the teammates
  • Started playing after attending her brother’s games
  • Water polo combines her three favorite sports of swimming, basketball, and soccer
  • Still plays because she loves the sport, the competition, and being a part of a team.

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