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#18 Kiera Bocchino
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Laguna Hills, CA
High School: Laguna Hills HS
College: Muir
Major: Human Development
Experience: Redshirt
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AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2013
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 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 of that match, 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 key 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 home victories.

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 ... Team captain and Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Earned All-Sea View League (SVL) First Team honors ... Member of SVL champions ... Recipient of a United States Army National Scholar Athlete Award ... Played on the Senior California All-Star Team-South ... Played in CIF playoffs freshman through junior season ... Named to the Nutcracker Classic All-Tournament First Team in 2011 ... 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 ... Named Team MVP and first-team all-league.

PERSONAL
Born July 13, 1994 in Laguna Hills ... Parents are Anthony and Colette Bocchino ... Has two older brothers, Anthony and Brian ... Majoring in human development at Muir College ... Would like to become a teacher and soccer coach ... Counts scoring from a bicycle kick for her first goal in club soccer as a memorable moment ... Enjoys surfing ... Favorite movie is Pitch Perfect ... Listens to Alt-J's "Fitzpleasure" ... Loves Starbursts ... 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.

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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