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Here is an update from the other sports on the campus of USC, from water polo to women's volleyball.
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While most eyes will be on football that's all there are a few other needs on campus that are worth your attention all of which have championship aspirations. Over at -- and it is. Played volleyball team is coming off its sixth final four berth in the last eleven years and they're favored to get back there again. With three returning all Americans most notably outside hitter Alex. On McAlister field you'll find only pac twelve women's soccer team to ever win the national championship. Head coach I'll -- with Russian team brought home the title in his first year at USC and has let the trojans to the tournament every year since then. Player to watch here how about senior actually see and the ball accurately. Tour and then for 2007 o'clock. And then there is the water polo team led by about -- the minute McDonald's -- stadium have dominated the collegiate policy capturing the last. 33 national title. -- they -- -- -- -- it will be the first team ever since April 4 straight. Have a hard time picking out just one player to watch it because this talented team returns every single member of black. I'm excited I'm -- nervous because. Our team is expected to win when you know that nobody has ever done it that it it just talking about -- nervous but. Our job as a team and coaches is to really focus among in the game at a time. Water polo one as many Olympic sports series USC -- athletes will be gearing up this season for possible participation in the 2012. Summer games of the set to take place in London. Those athletes that do get a chance to go participate it will not be the first to come out of USC to do so. 393. Trojans have already competed in the Olympics thus far and -- They want that -- of medals gold medals in particular and back -- USC were country it would rank twelfth overall on the gold medal counts. Over the course of this football season we're gonna take a closer look at a lot of those Trojan olympians and many of which I'm sure you are unfamiliar with but we're gonna start with one that I think you are familiar with the former. Trojan swimming greats John neighbor is the subject of this ex cardinal and gold spotlight. The easy choice of the USC. And we were a large class of very talented -- matter fact we went undefeated. For four years the conference dual meet and national championship we were very good team but -- those swimmers made the 1976. Olympic squad. So if I was gonna win the freestyle I have to be another Trojan in order to do so. But it was it was the family feeling you know we we we're going to battle together. I remember my Olympic year. I decided to become an RA as well so the year on trading for the Olympics I took maybe four units last. But I added onto my responsibilities. That it was a wonderful. I do remember on the Olympic towards him after winning like gold medal I did one of these. And the press headlines that -- wins his second gold medal they didn't -- a of course returning to campus that was on some of the varsity football players. Said -- That job and I was like -- of acknowledgment -- something like that what -- what I'm really proud about is the university produces champions. But not at the expense of our academics. The fiesta diploma is a combination of -- your real accomplish. If you go out there and get things done by USC has had Olympic gold medalists at the summer games for a longer consecutive streak in the United States of America. Because during the Olympic boycott of 1980 we have an Australian dwindled who has -- -- itself. There is definitely history here and when you when you represent the university in any field. Music -- sports. There's there's a burden of responsibility and -- --