Maggie Steffens

It's getting physical in the pool for Maggie Steffens (white cap) and the U.S. (Julio Cortez/AP)

It’s getting physical in the pool for Maggie Steffens (white cap) and the U.S. (Julio Cortez/AP)

Maggie Steffens, top, of the United States defends against Holly Lincoln-Smith of Australia during a women’s semifinal water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)