AS A SENIOR IN 2018
Team co-captain ... D2CCA All-America Second Team ... D2CCA All-West Region First Team ... United Soccer Coaches All-West Region First Team ... All-CCAA First Team ... CCAA All-Tournament Team ... Notched UC San Diego's first assist of 2018 with left-sided cross on Maddy Samilo's 87th-minute winner in opener at Concordia Irvine (8/30), just 61 seconds after reentering match.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2017
All-CCAA Second Team ... United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-West Region Second Team ... CCAA All-Tournament Team ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... One of four Tritons to start all 22 games ... Took over as starter on left side of midfield and led CCAA with career-best seven assists ... Four of seven assists came on game-winning goals, the last one a left-sided cross on Katie O'Laughlin's header to make it 2-0 in 55th minute of what ended up a 2-1 victory over No. 16 Concordia (OR) (11/12) in second round of NCAA Championship, a result which marked Brian McManus' 500th career win ... Twice posted an assist in three successive contests ... Provided corner kick on Jordyn McNutt's lone 66th-minute headed winner vs. Cal Poly Pomona (9/29) ... Added second right-sided corner-kick assist on header in 1-0 home decision, this one O'Laughlin's, vs. Cal State San Marcos (10/4) ... Assisted (cross from left) on Maddy Samilo's lone winner in 67th minute of CCAA Tournament semifinals vs. CSUSM (11/3) ... Third right-sided corner-kick assist, on Caitlin McCarthy's header, made it 2-2 in CCAA final vs. No. 23 Sonoma State (11/5) ... Season highs of 103 minutes played at Humboldt State (10/13) ... Credited with two shots in four games ... Led team with 62 corner kicks taken.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 20 games, primarily on left wing, with one start ... Career highs of two goals, six assists and 10 points ... Assisted on Roni Merrill's capper in 5-0 rout of No. 12 Azusa Pacific (9/1) in opener ... Scored 81st-minute clincher at city rival Point Loma (9/3) ... Helped set up fellow sophomore Mary Reilly's strike for 4-0 vs. Regis (9/9) ... Lone start came in place of injured teammate Kiera Bocchino in West Region final vs. top-ranked eventual national champion Western Washington (11/18) in Golden, Colo.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in all 22 games on the left side of midfield, with one start ... Made college debut off the bench in season opener vs. Concordia (9/3) ... First collegiate point came as she assisted fellow true freshman Megumi Barber on 76th-minute game-winner in 2-1 victory vs. No. 14 Cal State LA (9/14) with a left-footed cross from the left wing.
Played with teammate Megumi Barber for Carlsbad Elite during the 2016 summer, finishing as U-18 national runners-up following a 3-0 defeat in title game (7/31) at US Youth Soccer National Championships at Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas ... Scored first-half opener during 2-1 victory in national semifinal (7/30) ... Played for Temecula Valley Soccer Academy (TVSA) Hawks from 2005-15.
A 2015 graduate of Great Oak High School in Temecula ... All-Southwestern League Second Team selection as a senior ... Squad earned the Riverside County Team Academic Award for posting the highest combined grade-point average in the county ... Also competed in cross country and track and field for the Wolfpack.
Born Nov. 12 in Temecula ... Parents are Hudson and Salma Bales ... Has an older sister named Alia who ran both cross country and track at UC San Diego for four years from 2011-15 ... International studies-political science major with international migration studies minor at Roosevelt College ... Plans to obtain a master's degree in public policy or public administration after graduating from UC San Diego ... Favorite UC San Diego moments include Mary Reilly's winning goal with 71 seconds left in regulation to knock out host Stanislaus State in the 2016 CCAA Tournament semifinals, and roommate Megumi Barber's goal against Western Washington at end of first half in 2017 West Region final at home ... Another memorable soccer moment was scoring the game-winning goal in high school against her league's top team ... Enjoys reading ... Favorite athlete is U.S. women's national team star and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Golden Ball winner Carli Lloyd ... Top movie is Remember the Titans ... Listens to Walk the Moon ... Loves chocolate chip cookies ... Volunteers at the International Rescue Committee's immigration office ... Has been inside two of the three pyramids in Egypt's Giza pyramid complex.