19 - Chelsea Bednarz
Chelsea Bednarz
Height: 5-9
Year: RS Freshman
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Corona del Sol HS
Position: Forward

AS A RS FRESHMAN IN 2008: Saw action in 17 contests, starting eight... played in fi rst collegiate game at San Jose State (Aug. 22), had one shot ... played 22 minutes at forward against West Virginia (Aug. 29) ... played end of first half and started second half at then-No. 5 Notre Dame (Aug. 31)... started first career game at forward at USC (Sept. 5) ... had four shots vs. Yale (Sept. 21) ... made third start against then-No. 6 Stanford (Oct. 3) ... saw time as a sub at Pepperdine (Oct. 26) ... started at forward vs. then-No. 3 Portland (Nov. 2) ... attempted a season-high seven shots vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 8).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Redshirted the season due to a foot injury.

NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE: Member of the U-17 national team in 2006 ... in 2005 was a member of the U-16 squad.

CLUB TEAM: Played for 88 Sereno club team ... helped lead team to state titles as well as capturing the Surf Cup in 2005 & '06 ... team won SC del Sol and Eclipse College Showcase titles in 2006 ... team was WAGS champions in 2005.

AT CORONA DEL SOL: Played soccer her freshman year for coach Matt Smith at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, Ariz. ... led team in goals and points as squad went 20-4-0 and was Fiesta Bowl and Central Region champs ... team reached quarterfinal round of state tournament ... established school's single-game records for goals and points ... named Class 5A second-team all-state , as well as to All-Region First Team, All-East Valley Tribune Second Team, Tempe All-City, and an Arizona Republic honorable mention ... member of the National Honor Society ... volunteered at a children's shelter.

PERSONAL: Full name is Chelsea Bednarz ... born in Phoenix, Ariz. ... has three siblings, Colby, Jordan, and Cole ... major is undecided ... enjoys playing soccer, listening to music, and spending time with friends.