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#8 Katie Rigler
Position: Utility
Year: Senior
City/State: Fullerton, Calif.
High School: Rosary

At Princeton

2014: Named team co-captain ... during Fall 2013 was invited to and participated in USA Water Polo Futures 50 Classic.

2013: ACWPC All-America Honorable Mention ... Southern Division Player of the Year and first team selection ... Eastern Championship MVP and first team honoree ... NCAA All-Tournament Second Team ... Southern Division Player of the Week on Apr. 18 ... played in 33 games, starting 32 ... led offense for third straight year with 66 goals ... added 26 steals, 15 assists, eight blocks and drew 43 ejections ... tacked on four goals, an assist and drew an ejection versus George Washington (Feb. 9) ... had three goals, an assist, a steal, an ejection drawn and won a sprint versus Brown (Feb. 22) ... had five goals, two steals, two ejections drawn and a block versus Iona (Feb. 23) ... scored four goals, made an assists, won a sprint and drew two ejections versus Wagner (Feb. 24) ... tallied three goals, two ejections drawn, a steal and won a pair of sprints versus Sonoma State (Mar. 22) ... scored five goals and won a pair of sprints versus Harvard (Apr. 6) ... had four goals versus Bucknell (Apr. 13) and Hartwick (Apr. 27) ... scored three goals, went 1-1 in sprints and drew an ejection versus UCLA at NCAA tournament (May 10).

2012: ACWPC All-America Honorable Mention ... Southern Division Player of the Year and first team selection ... Eastern Championships MVP and first teamer ... NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team Second Team ... Southern Division Player of the Week four times (Mar. 16, Apr. 11, May 1, May 18) ... played in all 35 games, starting 31 ... scored team-leading 76 goals ... tallied 37 steals, 30 ejections drawn, 13 assists and three blocks ... won five sprints ... scored three goals and made a steal versus Mercyhurst (Feb. 11) ... tallied three goals, two steals and drew an ejection versus Colorado State (Feb. 12) ... matched a career-high with four steals and added a pair of girls and an ejection drawn versus Wagner (Feb. 18) ... scored three goals, made two steals and dished an assist versus Iona (Feb. 25) ... scored three goals, made two steals and drew an ejection at Harvard (Mar. 3) ... scored four goals versus San Jose State (Mar. 3) ... scored a season-high with six goals at Brown, added an assist as well (Mar. 4) ... tallied a career-best five ejections drawn at San Diego State (Mar. 18) ... scored four goals, made a pair of steals and dished an assist and drew an ejection at George Washington (Mar. 30) ... scored four goals versus Hartwick (Apr. 6) ... matched a season-high with six goals versus Bucknell (Apr. 14) ... scored four goals versus Harvard (Apr. 27) ... tallied three goals, two steals, two ejections drawn and an assist versus Iona at NCAA Championships (May 12) ... tallied four goals, two steals and an assist versus Loyola Marymount at NCAA Championships (May 13).

2011: ACWPC All-America Honorable Mention. First-team All-Southern honoree in her freshman season at Princeton. She led the Tigers with 56 goals scored and contributed 14 assists, 27 steals and a team-high 46 drawn ejections. Rigler was named to the Eastern All-Tournament Team and was a two-time Southern Rookie of the Week winner, once also claiming Player of the Week honors. Rigler scored goals in 25 of Princeton's 29 games and opened her career with goals in her first eight games. She had multiple goals in 17 games, including a high of seven in a win over Bucknell, matching the third-highest single game goal total in program history. Rigler added five goals in a win over UC San Diego and had six hat tricks. Rigler had a season-high five assists in the win over UCSD and her season high of four steals came in a loss to Pacific early in the season.

Before Princeton

Rigler was a four-year letterwinner in both water polo and swimming at Rosary High School. Accolades received both her junior and senior years include team Most Valuable Player, Trinity League MVP, CIF Div. 1 First Team, and team leader in goals scored, steals and field blocks. Rigler is a USA Water Polo Academic All-American and four-year Scholar Athlete. As a SOPAC Zone player, she was named to the All-Regional Tournament Team and was selected to train at the Junior National Team Selection Camp 2010. In 2009, Rigler was a member of the championship team at the Olympic Development Program National Championships.

Career Stats

 

Season GP Goals Shots Assists Steals Sprints (W-L)
Ej. Drawn
Blocks
2011 29 56 149 14 27 13-20 46 5
2012 35 76 154 13 37 5-12 30 3
2013 33 66 128 15 26 37-11 43 8
Career 97 198 431 42 90 55-43 119 16

   Career Highs
 Goals
 7, vs. Bucknell (4/2/11)
 Assists  3, 3x MR vs. George Washington (4/26/13) 
 Steals
 4, 2x MR vs. Wagner (2/18/12)
 Ejections Drawn
 5 at San Diego State (3/18/12)
 Blocks  3 vs. Brown (4/28/12)

Awards & Honors

- Eastern Championship Tournament MVP (2012, 2013)
- ACWPC All-America Honorable Mention (2011, 2012, 2013)
- Southern Division Player of the Year (2012, 2013)
- NCAA Championship All-Touranment  Second Team (2012, 2013)
- First-Team All-Southern (2011, 2012, 2013)
- First-Team All-Eastern Tournament (2012, 2013)
- Second-Team All-Eastern Tournament (2011)
- Southern Player of the Week (3/15/11, 3/6/12, 4/11/12, 5/1/12, 5/18/12, 4/18/13)
- Southern Rookie of the Week (3/1/11, 3/15/11)
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