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2012 & 16 Olympian | 2013 NCAA Champion

Prior Olympics (finish): 2012 (Silver) | 2016 (5th Place)

Seasons played at USC: 1 (2013)

 

USC CAREER
  • 2013 NCAA Champion
     

  • 2013 All-America First Team
     

  • 2013 All-MPSF First Team
     

  • 2013 NCAA All-Tournament First Team
     

  • 2013 MPSF All-Tournament Team
     

  • 31 goals scored
     

  • Scored game-winning goal in third sudden-death period in  2013 NCAA Championship game -- the longest NCAA final in women’s water polo history  

 

FAST FACTS
  • Coming into USC as a 2012 Olympian, Espar was one of four eventual 2016 Olympians — from four different countries — on USC’s 2013 NCAA Championship team: Espar (ESP), Flora Bolonyai (HUN), Hannah Buckling (AUS) and Kaleigh Gilchrist (USA)
     

  • Was the second leading scorer at the 2012 Olympic Games
     

  • 2012 Best European Water Polo Player
     

  • Her father, Xesco, was a professional handball player, and her mother, Anna, has been an ultra-marathon runner
     

  • Sister, Clara, played water polo at San José State and is also on the 2020 Spanish Olympic roster.