Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#16 Kirstyn Magyar
Position: Defense
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
High School: Trabuco Hills HS
Club: West Coast Futbol
Experience: 1 Letter

2011: Started 13 of the 15 matches she participated in... Logged 1,087 minutes and took seven shots throughout the season.

2010: A mainstay for Arizona's defense with 1,855 minutes logged in 20 starts ... Key contributor in shutouts of Utah (Sept. 26) and California (Oct. 22) ... Scored first career goal in 2-1 loss to Arizona State (Oct. 15) ... Tallied an assist in 2-1 victory over San Francisco (Oct. 3) ... Attempted 14 shots on the season.

2009: Started 15 games and came off the bench in three more ... Took the Wildcats' free kicks when in the game ... One of Arizona's best defenders, tallied 1,386 minutes in the back four.

Prep: Four-year letter winner at Trabuco Hills High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., where she played for head coach Sarah Higuerra-Trost ... Team co-captain in 2008-2009 ... Named team's Most Valuable Player for 2008-2009 ... Named Rookie of the Year in 2005-2006 ... Received THHS Varsity Coaches Award in 2006-2007 ... Named THHS Varsity Best Defender in 2007-2008 ... Three-time all-conference honorable mention in 2005, 2006 and 2007 ... Led THHS to the semi-finals of the CIF in 2005-2006 ... Club, played for West Coast Futbol Club for coaches Platini Soaf and Gus Castanada since 2003 ... Club team's team captain from 2003-2009 ... Led team CSL League Cup semi-finals in 2004 and 2005 ... Led team to 2006 Surf Cup semi-finals ... CYSA National Cup finalists GU15 ... West Coast Classic Champions GU16 Premier, CSL League Champions GU16 Premier and 2007 CYSA National Cup Finalist GU16 Premier.

Personal: Born Kirstyn Elizabeth Magyar in December 1990 in Long Beach, Calif. ... Daughter of Michael and Tracey Magyar ... Has four brothers: Christopher, 17, Cody, 15, Craig, 14, and Chad, 9 ... Enjoys shopping, going to the beach with friends and eating out ... Chose Arizona because of the great soccer program as well as the nursing program ... Career ambition is be a nurse to help majoring in Psychology.