|Hometown:||Thousand Oaks, Calif.|
|High School:||Thousand Oaks HS|
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Appeared in eight games ... attempted four shots ... two of her shots were on goal.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010: Played in 16 games, starting 10 and totalling 935 minutes played ... took seven shots, including one on goal ... helped the Broncos achieve a 0.80 goals-against-average.
NATIONAL TEAM/ODP: A 2009 NSCAA Youth All-American ... a member of the '92 USYSA Region IV team ... participated in a U.S. U-17 National Team Training Camp
CLUB: Played club for Real So Cal ... team was finalists at the following: 2007 Nike ManU Premier Cup, 2008 USYSA Far West Regionals and the 2008 Red Bull/ PDA Girls College Showcase ... was a semi-finalist at 2008 National Cup ... team was also the 2008 Far West Regional League Spring Champions ... a six-time Surf Cup Champion.
HIGH SCHOOL: Team was 2007 and 2008 Marmonte League Champions, 2008 CIF Southern Section Division II Champions, and 2008 State Regional Championship Finalist ... the 2008 CIF Offensive Player of the Year ... two-time first-team all-league from 2007-08 first team ... a two-time Thousand Oaks High School MVP in 2007-08... 2008 Ventura Country Star Player of the Year ... 2008 CIF Offensive Player of the Year ... 2009 CIF MVP Marmonte League.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Susanna Birgel ... last name is pronounced BERR-gell ... born in Palmdale, Calif...majoring in communication.