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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 JUNIOR IN 2015
Team co-captain.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014
NSCAA Scholar All-West Region honorable mention ... CCAA All-Academic ... Fall All-Academic ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (9/22) ... Appeared in all 18 matches, drawing 14 starts at a forward spot, including the first two and each of the last 12 ... Tied for third on the team with 11 total points from four goals and three assists ... Tied for third in goals, tied for second in assists, second in shots on goal (16) and fourth in shots (26) ... All goals and assists came over three contests ... Produced a career-best five points from first collegiate two-goal brace and one assist to cap the scoring in 3-0 home victory in regular-season finale vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (10/30) that clinched the Tritons' return to the CCAA Championship ... Only game-winning goal of season came in the 24th minute, before completing her brace just 36 seconds into the second half ... Tallied a goal and an assist in 4-2 win at Cal State Dominguez Hills (9/19), setting up 72nd-minute winner via left-sided cross prior to heading home the 85th-minute clincher ... Had a goal and an assist again in another comfortable 5-1 decision vs. Cal State East Bay (10/12), scoring 12th-minute equalizer off a rebound from close range, and then assisting on fifth with cross from right ... Season highs of seven shots and 58 minutes vs. CSUDH, with another five shots, all on goal, at Humboldt State (10/26).

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 Irvine Strikers FC all throughout high school.

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 ... Helped guide Hawks to SVL title ... Recipient of a U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar Athlete Award ... Played on the Senior California All-Star Team-South in 2012 ... Advanced to 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 ... Human development major with an education studies minor at Muir College ... Career aim is to become a teacher ... Counts scoring from a bicycle kick for her first goal in club soccer as a memorable moment ... A top UCSD moment was 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
2014 18 14 662 4 3 11 26 .154 16 .615 1 0-0
Totals 35 30 1806 7 5 19 39 .179 24 .615 2 0-0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2013
2014

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