Despite not competing in 2010 due to shoulder surgery, Steffens has made big contributions to the Women’s Senior National Team. She tallied four goals and four steals during a Gold Medal run at 2009 FINA World Championships. Steffens was selected as one of the top 40 female water polo players in the country in 2005. In her collegiate career with the Stanford Cardinal, she scored 35 goals and won All-MPSF Honorable Mention in her sophomore year, and earned Academic All-MPSF honors for her 3.27 GPA.