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Women’s water polo goalkeeper shows Olympic promise

By Aubrey Yeo

Feb. 2, 2015 9:52 p.m.

Redshirt senior goalkeeper Sami Hill broke UCLA's all-time saves record in January.

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Hill started playing water polo at 10. The goalkeeper initially played basketball with her sister Kodi, before both of them made the switch after a teammate's recommendation.

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Hill redshirted her sophomore year in order to train with the USA Women's Senior National Team.

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Hill was instrumental in helping Team USA win a gold medal at the 2014 FINA World League Super Final, after she produced seven saves against Italy in the championship game.

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Hill plans to transition to training full-time with the Olympic team after she graduates in hopes of making the team for Rio 2016.

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