|High School:||Broomfield HS|
HONORS and AWARDS
2011 Big Sky All-Academic: Jan. 25, 2012
2010 Big Sky All-Academic: Jan. 27, 2011
2010 ESPN Academic All-American: Nov 19, 2010
2010 Big Sky Offensive MVP: Nov. 2, 2010
2010 Big Sky All-Conference First Team: Nov. 2, 2010
2010 Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week: Aug. 23, 2010
2009 Big Sky All-Academic: Jan. 29, 2010
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Birdsall started in 14 of the 15 games she saw playing time ... She was hampered by a knee injury through some of her junior season but still managed to play an integral role in the Bears' Big Sky championship ... Finished her junior season with two goals and six points ... Her two assists was good for third-highest on the team ... She notched 23 total shots, with 10 coming on target (.435 SOG%) ... Birdsall's first point of the season came on Aug. 28 at home against Utah State, when she notched her fifth career assist ... She nailed the game-winning goal on the road against Creighton on Sept. 16 ... It was the senior's fifth career game-winner -- making her the active career leader in that category.
In just her second year in a Bear uniform, Birdsall had one of Northern Colorado's most outstanding individual seasons ... Started in all 19 games for the Bears ... Named the Big Sky Offensive MVP after posting eight goals and two assists ... Her eight points in conference play tied for the most in the league, earning her the Big Sky's Golden Boot ... Tied for the team-lead in points (18) and game-winning goals (2) ... Also finished with a team-high eight goals ... Finished in a tie for second-most shots on goal (20) ... Started her season off on the right note with two goals in the opening match against Wyoming ... Notched one goal in three straight matches ... Earned ESPN CoSIDA Academic All-American Second-Team Honors ... Named to the Big Sky Fall All-Academic Team.
Birdsall did not waste much time making her impact on the Northern Colorado women's soccer team ... She played in all 17 games for the Bears, starting two of them ... She racked up seven points total, which was good for second place on the team ... Her three goals also placed her second on the team ... Her first career goal came was a game-winner at home against Western Michigan ... She had another game-winner at home against Creighton ... Member of the Big Sky All-Academic Team.
Four time letter winner in soccer for the Eagles... Member of the 2006 State Championship winning team Named to the All-Conference 1st team in 2006... Named the Rocky Mountain News MVP in 2006... All-State Honorable Mention in 2008.
Born on May 4, 1991... Daughter of Anne and John Birdsall... Has one older sister and one younger brother... Majoring in business.
|Oct 7||at Eastern Wash.||T, 0-0|
|Oct 12||Southern Utah||T, 1-1|
|Oct 14||Northern Ariz.||W, 5-0|
|Oct 18||at Idaho St.||L, 2-0|
|Oct 20||at Weber St.||T, 1-1|
|Oct 26||at Kansas||L, 5-0|
|Aug 11||Air Force||L, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 13||Air Force||W, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 17||Colorado||L, 3-0||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Aug 19||vs. Denver||L, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 24||Colorado Col.||T, 2-2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 31||at Utah St.||W, 1-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 2||Neb.-Omaha||W, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 6||Wyoming||L, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 14||at Drake||L, 1-0||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 16||at Nebraska||T, 1-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 21||Portland St.||W, 1-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 23||Sacramento St.||W, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 28||North Dakota||W, 3-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 5||at Montana||L, 1-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 7||at Eastern Wash.||T, 0-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 12||Southern Utah||T, 1-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 14||Northern Ariz.||W, 5-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 18||at Idaho St.||L, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 20||at Weber St.||T, 1-1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 26||at Kansas||L, 5-0||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|