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#2 Kirsten Bates
Position: 2M
Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Reedley, CA
High School: Kingsburg HS
Major: Environmental Systems
Experience: High School

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Named to NCAA All-Tournament Second Team, WWPA Second Team, WWPA All-Academic Team and WWPA All-Tournament First Team during her junior campaign in 2011 ... Led the team with 61 goals while tallying 60 steals and 34 assists ... Scored seven goals at the NCAA Championships ... Drew eight five-meter penalties in 2011, tied for eighth-most in a single season in program history ... Scored four goals in four different contests ... Led the team with a .415 shooting percentage, scoring 61 goals on 147 attempts ... Currently sits tied for eighth-place in UCSD history with 152 goals scored in her career.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:Earned Division II All-American ACWPC honors as a sophomore after leading UCSD with 66 goals in 2010 ... Named to the All-WWPA Second Team ... Her 51 steals as a sophomore were second-most on the team and her 27 assists ranked third-best.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Had a productive freshman campaign with 25 goals, 13 steals and 12 assists in 2009 ... Scored a goal in UCSD’s 14-9 win over Colorado State in the WWPA consolation final.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended Kingsburg High School where she was the leading scorer for the Central Sequoia League title team ... Earned League MVP and All-Valley first-team honors.

PERSONAL:
Born on July 4, 1990 ... Parents are Jim Bates and Debbie Mahnke ... Has two siblings named Kyle and Kassy ... Mother swam at Fresno State and played water polo on the national team ... Father played water polo at Fresno State and sister is playing water polo in junior college ... Hobbies include reading and snowboarding ... Is an Environmental Systems major in Muir College.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season G A Stl Pen Dr Ej Dr Shot % FB MA TO Ej Total
2009 25 12 13 5 33 .420 5 39 18 22 116
2010 66 27 51 6 54 .415 16 93 50 38 183
2011 61 34 80 8 55 .415 18 86 58 29 233
2012 51 18 45 4 31 .317 16 110 34 23 128
Totals 203
91
189
23 173
.382
55 328 160 112 660
Triton Jam 2015