HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- USA Men's Senior National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the roster for the upcoming FINA Men's Intercontinental Qualification Tournament. The event, set for May 26-31 in Shanghai, China, will serve as a qualifier for the FINA World League Super Final this June in Dubai.
Two Bruins have made the squad, including UCLA's fourth-leading all-time scorer, Josh Samuels (176 goals, 2009-12) and current freshman Chancellor Ramirez (19 goals last season). Samuels competed for the club team Budva in Montenegro in 2013-14.
Team USA will open group play with matches against China, South Africa and Brazil. The final day of competition is set for May 31.
Upon returning from China, Team USA will take part in a four game series with Serbia (June 4-8) at four locations in Northern California. Schedule information on those matches is available by clicking here.
2014 FINA Men's Intercontinental Qualification Tournament Roster
McQuin Baron - Goalkeeper (North Tustin, CA/Mater Dei HS/United)
Conner Cleary - Defender (Goleta, CA/Stanford/Stanford)
Nolan McConnell - Attacker (L) (Laguna Beach, CA/Long Beach State/SET)
Alex Obert - Center (Stockton, CA/Pacific/Sac Polo)
Jackson Kimbell - Defender (Long Beach, CA/Stanford/Newport WPC)
Alex Bowen - Attacker (Santee, CA/Stanford/Stanford)
Bret Bonanni - Attacker (Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford/Stanford)
Josh Samuels - Attacker (Villa Park, CA/UCLA/NYAC)
Michael Rosenthal - Attacker (Miami, FL/USC/NYAC)
John Mann - Center (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC)
Thomas Dunstan - Attacker (L) (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan HS/Greenwich Aquatics)
Jon Sibley - Goalkeeper (Lafayette, CA/California/Lamorinda)
Chancellor Ramirez - Defender (Pasadena, CA/UCLA/Rose Bowl Water Polo)
Head Coach: Dejan Udovicic
Asst. Coach: Jack Kocur
Team Manager: Rick McKee