Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#21 Shannon Heinzler
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Notre Dame Academy
Experience: 3 Letters
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2012: Played in all 20 matches earning 19 starts logging a total of 1,816 minutes... An important part of the Wildcat defense and also proved to be an important part on offense as well... Recorded one assist, nine shot attempts with six on goal and one goal on the season... Scored the game-winning goal in the final two seconds of double overtime to defeat Utah 1-0.

2011: Played in all 19 games and made 18 starts... Logged 1,506 minutes on the season... Took a total of 10 shots.

2010: Played in all 20 games as a true freshman and made 18 starts ... Logged 1,646 minutes on the season ... Scored game-winning goal in overtime of UA's 1-0 Pac-10 Conference victory over California (Oct. 22) ... Attempted 17 shots on the season, placing nine on goal ... Had season-high three goals attempted against Northern Arizona (Sept. 3) and against California (Oct. 22).

Prep: A quick and speedy player with an exceptional work rate ... Brings a mix of experience at the high school, club and ODP regional levels ... Played for Notre Dame Academy's varsity team as a freshman and sophomore , being named second team all-league as a freshman ... Played three years for Jenni Tanaka and the San Diego Surf Soccer Club ... Participated with the Force Soccer Club under Tanaka for one year and Shelly Marsen for four years ... Played for ODP '92 from 2006-2009 ... Member of the ODP Region IV Championship team in 2009 and played on the team in 2008 ... An Academic Honor Roll honoree all four years in high school and an athletic scholar for two years ... Lifetime member of the California Scholarship Federation.

Personal: Born Shannon Lee Heinzler in July 1992 in Santa Monica, Calif. ... Daughter of Todd and Kathy Heinzler ... Has one older brother, Matt...