LEWISBURG, Pa. - Bucknell rising sophomore Logan Schofield has been selected to the USA Men's Water Polo Junior National Team. Schofield will compete with the team in the upcoming FINA Men's Junior World Water Polo Championship in Belgrade, Serbia, on Aug. 5-13.
Schofield, a Maumee, Ohio native, joins the team after training with the squad during the summer in Long Beach, California. Schofield helped the team to a fifth-place finish at the USA National League Championship, contributing two goals and one assist.
"I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to represent the United States at the Men's Junior World Water Polo Championship," said Schofield, who registered 15 goals, one assist, three steals and nine ejections drawn in 17 contests with the Bison as a rookie in 2016. "I am glad that I am able to represent the rest of the country as the only player on the team from outside of California.
The United States is in Group A and will open competition on Aug. 6 against Russia. Should live streaming be made available, information will be shared at USAWaterPolo.org. For more information on the event, click here.
2017 FINA Men's Junior World Championship Schedule (subject to change)
August 6 vs Russia 2pm et/11am pt
August 7 vs Greece 10am et/7am pt
August 8 vs Puerto Rico 5:40am et/2:40am pt
August 9 vs Iran 4:20am et/1:20am pt
August 10 vs TBD (prelims)
August 11 vs TBD (quarterfinals)
August 12 vs TBD (semifinals)
August 13 vs TBD (finals)