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Cascade Stensland ‘22 Recruiting Profile

  • Lakeridge High School
  • Women's Water Polo
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Cascade Stensland's Women's Water Polo Recruiting Profile
T-Hills OR
Prim. Position:
Sec. Position:
2M Defender
50 Yard Swim Time
100 Free
  • 2019 Highlights

Personal Statement

   Currently, I am enjoying club play, after an amazing Sophomore season, where my stats demonstrated my strong work ethic and determination (highest in all categories; scorer, assists, steals, as well as most forced ejections), and received both League and State recognition.  My coaches will describe me as talented and driven, but compassionate, and a fun-loving leader who makes everyone enjoy playing polo together.   My team-building approach and attitude elevates my teammates, both in and out of the water.  

     I'm looking for a college program that can challenge me both academically as well as athletically.  And a visionary coach who can inspire our team to succeed together.

    My ultimate goal is to be an Olympian; my drive to succeed started at a young age. When I was 10, I practiced with the best 14u players in the State (Oregon 14u is co-ed).  Some kids quit because we had demanding coaches. Other kids dropped out because they lacked mental toughness in competitive environments.  I have travelled to Texas, Utah and California to play in as many games as possible, each season.   I never quit because I know I will have to persist, with grit and humility, to become an Olympian.

  While I originally came to the sport because of my mom, who played in the 1994 World Championships, it was the ODP Holiday Camp, when I realized this sport will be my legacy as well. She inspired me to get into the pool and now the Olympic Team is my greatest dream. 


High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 3 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 3 years
  • 2020 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #2
  • 2019 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #2
  • Individual Awards:
    1st Team All-Conference, 2nd Team All-State
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #2
  • Individual Awards:
    1st Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-State
  • Team Awards:
    Conference 2nd Place, 6A - Sixth Place
  • Season Schedule

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 7 seasons
  • 2020 T-Hills OR (18U Boys HS Club Team)
  • Notes: Played 18U Boys (coed) in Central TX Festival (Oct 2020) and Texas Challenge Cup (Nov 2020)
  • 2020 Empire Water Polo (16u/18u)
  • 2019 Empire Water Polo Academy (OR) (16U/18U)
  • 2018 Modesto-Stanislaus (14u & 16u)
  • Notes: Cal State Games, July 2018, Gold Medal 16u, Silver Medal 14u
  • 2018 Lake Oswego Water Polo Organization (LOWPO) (14U & 18U)
  • Notes: Playing for local club for 4 years 2014 - current
  • 2018 Empire Water Polo Academy (OR) (16U/14U)
  • Notes: Playing for Empire travel team for 2 years
  • 2017 Tualatin Hills Water Polo Club (14U)
  • Notes: Played with 14U travel team since 2014 - 2017

Coach References

  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Chris Ackerman
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Shawn Mckenchie
  • Club Coach
  • Aukai Fergeson
  • High School Head Coach
  • Morgan Rauch

Additional Sports

  • Swimming
  • F
  • 10 Years
  • Club/Travel Team
  • Swimming supports water polo career
  • Swimming
  • F
  • 3 Years
  • Varsity Team
  • All-State Varsity as Freshman, Sophomore & Junior



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High School Information

High School:
Lakeridge High School
(503) 534-2319

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Honors English
AP Classes:
Yes. Junior Year Classes Pre-Calculus AP Env AP European History AP Psychology
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Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Award
    • All American Academic USA Water Polo National Junior Honor Society NCAA# 2004842838
  • Activity
    • National Charity League
  • Activity
    • Certified Lifeguard
  • Activity
    • 10u/12u Youth Assistant Coach (LOWPO)

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Statistic 2019 Varsity Te 2018 Varsity Te 2018 Empire Wat
Games 25 33 9
Goals Scored 132 96 25
Steals 88 127 37
Blocks 3
Assists 42 68 4
Earned Ejections 41 37 17
Shot Percentage 52 50% 47
Shots on Goal 250 192 52


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