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#8 Meghan Corso
Position: Driver
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, Calif.
High School: Agoura
Experience: 3 Letters

Cal Success:
• Was a 2009 third-team All-American
• Lead the 2009 squad with 66 goals, fifth-most single-season goals in school history
• Had 22 multiple-goal matches in 2009 and scored a goal against UCLA in the MPSF Tournament
• Has 131 career goals, seventh on the school's all-time career scoring list

National Success:
• First-team All-American at the 2008 Senior Women's Nationals, in which she took second with Diablo Club
• Two-time All-American at Agoura High School, four-time first-team All-CIF and 2006 CIF Co-Player of the Year

Personal:
• Father is Cal coach Richard Corso, the United States' men's Olympic water polo coach at the 1996 Atlanta Games
• Majoring in interdisciplinary studies
• Parents are Richard and Catherine Corso

Goals
2007 30 2008 35 2009 66 Total 131

My Favorite Golden Bear Moment:
"When we beat SC in Southern California, 9-8, on Feb. 24, 2008."

Q&A With Corso posted Feb. 9, 2009

CalBears.com: What would you like to be doing in ten years?
Meghan Corso:
"In 10 years I want to be living in Greenwich Village in New York City with a bulldog named Lola. I want to be working as the art director for NYLON magazine or own The Black Bear, which is a restaurant in Pottersville, N.Y. When I think of upstate new York, I think of my families lake house on Schroon lake and the black bear. It's the icon of Pottersville and one of my favorite places."

CalBears.com: Which three people would you invite to dinner?
MC:
"I would invite Marc Jacobs, Gregory Corso and, of course Annie Leibovitz. Since it would be my dinner party, I would have to have a musical guest and it would be either Daft Punk or George Harrison. Corso is my third removed cousin one of the original members of the Beat Generation."

CalBears.com: What are your personal goals for this season?
MC:
"I want my game to get better everyday and for my team to win."

CalBears.com: Who is the loudest player on your team?
MC:
"Camille Hewko."

CalBears.com: Where is your favorite place to relax?
MC:
"The Fairfax flea Market in Hollywood or Zuma Beach in Malibu, Calif. I love the beach near the lifeguard tower number seven or `free Zuma' by the cliff."

CalBears.com: Who has been your favorite professor at Cal?
MC:
"Tom Goldstein, from whom I took a journalism class."

CalBears.com: What is your most prized possession?
MC:
"My Polaroid collection. My favorite one is one that was taken at the Daft Punk concert. I'm with three of my closest friends and whenever I look at I get a big smile on my face! Another one is of my family and I, and we're sitting in front of a cow. I'm five and my sister has some amazing crimped bangs. It's really priceless."

CalBears.com: In the last women's water polo Q&A, Stephanie Peckham wanted the next women's water polo student-athlete to answer, if you could pick one place in the world to travel to, where would it be?
MC:
"In the seventh grade, my best friend's mom gave me an old black and white picture of Broome Beach in Australia. Ever since then, it has been a dream of mine to vacation there."

CalBears.com: What question would you want the next women's water polo athlete to answer?
MC:
"If you could be any animal what would you be and why?"

For a complete listing of past Q&As with the California women's water polo team, click here or look on the sidebar on the main women's water polo page.

Cal Bears Women's Water Polo


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