Pippa Temple maintains a family tradition by competing internationally in aquatics, her mother Annika having competed for Great Britain as a Youth level swimmer.
Pippa Temple Profile
|Date of Birth||16th March 1994|
|Team/Club||Princeton University (USA)|
Temple played in all 34 games in her first season at Princeton, scoring 36 times as the team won the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Eastern title for the first time in their history then finished fifth in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Championships.
The Brit was a regular again in Princeton's 2014 season, scoring 26 in 30 matches as the Tigers ammassed a record-breaking 31-2 overall record and finished CWPA Eastern Championship runners-up.
|CWPA Eastern Champs||Princeton Tigers||2014||SILVER|
|NCAA Championships||Princeton Tigers||2013||5th|
|CWPA Eastern Champs||Princeton Tigers||GOLD|
In The Pool
Greatest achievement to date: Winning the 2013 Eastern Championships.
Aspiration: To win!
Who has been greatest influence on you: My parents and my high school coach Jon Burke.
When did you start playing water polo: When I was 11.
Out of the Pool
Studies: Princeton University.
Other sports: None.
Ultimate relaxation: Lying on the beach.
One thing you can’t live without: Food! Also, family and friends.
Tip for the top: No pain, no gain.
Life after water polo: Not sure yet. Probably something awesome like being a supermodel or neuroscientist.
Band/Music: A bit of everything.
Food: I can't choose just one! Steak, cherry bakewells, pizza... it's all too good.
Drink: Root beer.
Hobbies: Sleeping, watching TV, hanging out with the family and friends.