2 Kelcie Ferreira
2 Kelcie Ferreira
Height: 6-0
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Trinidad & Tobago
Position: Center/Defender
Previous School: Providence Girls Catholic School

2012 Season
Named All-Academic by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Led the team in steals (79), fourth-best for a single season in school history … Tallied 27 goals (#6 on the Matadors) … Scored a season-high three goals against Concordia-Irvine (3/2/12) and Brown (3/24/12) … Tallied two or more goals in seven games … Her shooting percentage of .429 (27-for-63) was third-best among the Matador regulars, and ninth-best for a single season in school history … Voted Co-Most Improved.

High School
Currently the captain of the Trinidad & Tobago Junior National water polo team ... Her experience on the national level led her to be voted the Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player for her country ... Also voted the best defender at the 2011 Carifta Championship ... Graduated from the Providence Girls Catholic School ... An outstanding all-around player which will allow her to play multiple positions in the water, according to the Matador coaches ... Her size, speed, athleticism and skill set will make an immediate impact to the CSUN water polo program ... Also competed in soccer and swimming.

Matador Memo
Born January 10, 1992 in Trinidad & Tobago ... Parents are Lyndsay Ferreira and John Ferreira ... Has two brothers (Kyle, Russell) and one sister (Kira) ... Her favorite professional athlete is Tony Azevedo, one of the best players in the world competing for the United States water polo team and a former Stanford All-American ... Her favorite television show is Pretty Little Liars ... Her favorite movie is The Proposal ... Her favorite solo musical artist is Celine Dion ... The best thing about being a student-athlete, according to Kelcie, is being active and competitive ... Her favorite pre-game ritual is to listen to music ... Likes to be with her friends when she has time to relax ... Would like to be stranded on an island with her family ... Would like to switch places for a day with her brother ... Her advice to young people is "no pain, no gain" ... Can't live without her phone ... Her friends always make her smile ... Her greatest hero is her dad ... Kinesiology major.

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