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#18 Kiera Bocchino
Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Laguna Hills, CA
High School: Laguna Hills HS
College: Muir
Major: Human Development
Experience: 1 Letter
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AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2013
CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Player of the Week (10/15) ... Appeared in 17 matches, starting 16, primarily on the right side of midfield but also moving up to her natural forward position at times ... Third on the team with three goals, two assists (tied) and eight total points ... Made college debut as the starter at right wing in opener vs. No. 21 Seattle Pacific (9/5) ... Marked that debut by scoring UCSD's first goal of the season in the 48th minute, volleying in a pass over the top by teammate Rachel Leslie and tying the score at 1-1 before the Tritons won it late ... Opened the scoring in both matches during a weekend home sweep of No. 25 Cal State San Bernardino (10/11) and Chico State (10/13), the latter goal proving to be her first career game-winner ... Each of her three goals came via right-footed volleys in the second half of home victories ... Provided assists through right-sided crosses on opener vs. Sonoma State (9/29), and on the lone 54th-minute winner vs. Cal State Monterey Bay (10/27) ... Season highs of 92 minutes played in finale vs. Cal State L.A. (11/3) and three shots at Cal State L.A. (9/15).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012
Redshirted the season.

CLUB
Played for the Irvine Strikers freshman through junior year of high school and the West Coast Futbol Club as a senior.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2012 graduate of Laguna Hills High School ... Two-time All-Sea View League (SVL) First Team pick, team captain and Offensive Player of the Year ... Member of SVL champions ... Recipient of a United States Army National Scholar Athlete Award ... Played on the Senior California All-Star Team-South in 2012 ... Played in CIF playoffs freshman through junior seasons ... Named to the Nutcracker Classic All-Tournament First Team in 2012 ... LHHS Athlete of the Month in February of 2012 ... Also competed in lacrosse and track and field ... Captain of the lacrosse team as a junior and senior ... Team MVP and two-time All-SVL First Team.

PERSONAL
Born July 13, 1994 in Laguna Hills ... Parents are Anthony and Colette Bocchino ... Has two older brothers named Anthony and Brian ... Pre-human development major at Muir College ... Counts scoring from a bicycle kick for her first goal in club soccer as a memorable moment ... Top UCSD moment so far has been earning her first 4.0 term grade-point average for the 2013 fall quarter ... Enjoys going to the beach, surfing, spending time with friends and going on adventures ... Favorite movie is Pitch Perfect ... Listens to Alt-J, Broods and Flume ... Loves sushi ... Worked as an assistant coach for the Laguna Hills summer camp program in 2012 ... Also has served as a volunteer coach for a U-6 coed and U-16 girl's soccer team ... Aspires to get on the reality television show, Big Brother.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS MIN G A Pts SHOT SHOT% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2013 17 16 1144 3 2 8 13 .231 8 .615 1 0-0
Totals 17 16 1144 3 2 8 13 .231 8 .615 1 0-0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2013

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