16 Chelsea Bednarz
16 Chelsea Bednarz
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.-1L
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Corona Del Sol
Previous College: Santa Clara
Position: F
Major: Advertising

Academic Notes: Majoring in advertising with a minor in sociology...Member of high school National Honor Society...Two-time Big Sky All-Academic Selection in 2010 and 2011...Two-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete award recipient in 2010 and 2011...Athletic Director Honor Roll in 2011-12...Alumni Association’s Distinguished Senior for College of Social and Behavioral Sciences…College of Social and Behavioral Sciences’ Outstanding Senior.

2011 (Senior): Played in 18 games with 15 starts...Recorded two goals and two assists for six points...Attempted a team-high 48 shots with 17 shots on goals...Third on the team in points (6), assists (2), shots on goal (17) and tied for third on the team in goals (2)...Recorded two assists during conference play...Second on the team in shots (22) and shots on goal (7) during conference play...Played career-high 98 minutes against Ball State.

2010 (Junior): Big Sky Newcomer of the Year...All-Big Sky Honorable Mention...Played in 16 games with 14 starts...Totaled five goals for 10 points...Attempted 25 shots, placing 14 on goal...Scored four goals in six Big Sky games before season-ending injury...Tied for second on the team in goals (5), fourth on the team in shots (25), tied for fourth on the team in points (10)...Named Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week for October 18-24...Played season-high 80 minutes at New Mexico State. 

Santa Clara (2007-09): Appeared in 20 career games with eight starts...Utilized medical redshirt due to a foot injury as a freshman in 2007...Appeared in 17 games with eight starts as a redshirt freshman in 2008, attempting 16 shots for the season while not recording a point...Saw action as a sub in three games in 2009, attempting three shots and placing one on goal.

High School: Played soccer freshman year at Corona Del Sol HS...Led team in goals and points as team went 20-4 and reached state quarterfinals...Established school's single game records for goals and points...Named All-State second team...Also played for Sereno club team...Helped team to state titles as well as two Surf Cup championships.

Personal: Chelsea Michele Bednarz was born February 8, 1989 in Phoenix, Ariz....Daughter of Lori and Todd Heathershaw and Michael and Megan Bednarz...Has three siblings: Colby, Jordan and Cole...Hobbies include listening to music, hanging out with friends and making movies.