Team USA Opens Gold Medal Defense With Water Polo Rout

The U.S. women rolled through Spain in water polo on Tuesday, opening their gold medal defense with an emphatic 12-4 victory.

U.S. captain Maggie Steffens, Courtney Mathewson and Kiley Neushul scored two goals apiece.

Since women's water polo was introduced in 2000, the United States has never missed out on a medal finish.