Kendal Billingsley
Kendal Billingsley

Player Profile

Trabuco Canyon, CA

High School:
Mission Viejo



2003 -- Junior: Played in all 25 matches, starting 19 ...Started all five matches during the NCAA Tournament ...Helped the UCLA defense tie the school record with 15 shutouts ...Member of a Bruin defense that ranked 10th in the country in shutout percentage (0.60) and 19th in goals against average (0.73) ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 4-0 victory over UW-Milwaukee at Sept. 12 ...Also had an assist in a 2-0 decision over cross-town rival USC on Nov. 2 ...Finished the season with three goals and one assist for seven points ...All-Pac-10 Academic honorable mention selection.

2002 -- Sophomore: Played in 22 matches, starting 14 ...Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention selection ...Finished the season with eight points on three goals and two assists ...Scored the game-winning goal in UCLA's 1-0 double-overtime decision USC in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ...Also had the game-winning goal in a 3-0 win over Arizona State on Oct. 20, earning a spot on Soccer America's Team of the Week ...Assisted on the game winner in a 2-1 road victory over Washington on Nov. 8 ...Started all three of UCLA's matches in the NCAA Tournament.

2001 -- Freshman: Played in all 23 matches, registering her only start in an NCAA Second Round match against Pepperdine on Nov. 18 ...Recorded her first career goal in the Bruins' 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Arizona State on Oct. 14 ...Finished the season with two points ...Saw significant action in all four of UCLA's matches in the NCAA Tournament.

High School/Club: Multi-sport athlete at Mission Viejo High School earning a total of 11 varsity letters in soccer, cross-country and track and field ...Played soccer for coach Susie Daher ...Three-time first-team All-CIF, All-Orange County and All-South Coast League selection ... Team captain and All-South Coast League MVP her senior season ...Also named Orange County Player of the Year in 2001 ...Helped MVHS to the CIF Division II championship her senior year ...Helped the team to a CIF championship her freshman year as well ...Led her team in scoring three consecutive seasons ...Tallied a team best 67 points (21g, 25a) her sophomore season ...Also earned Mission Viejo High School Athlete of the Year honors her senior year ...Holds three league records in cross-country ... Finished 13th at state her freshman year ...Named MVP of the league her freshman and sophomore years ...Broke the league record her sophomore year ...Also excelled in track, winning the league title in the mile, 800 and the 4x400 ...Club teammate of fellow Bruin Sarah Lombardo on the Southern California Blues ...Helped the Blues win three state championships ... Member of the Olympic Development Program's Regional Team since she was 14 ...Has been a member of California's Under-23 State Team and the Under-19 Regional Team ... Three-time adidas ESP Camp All-Star Team Member.

Personal:Full name is Kendal Lauren Billingsley ...Daughter of Gordon and Cyndi Billingsley ...Has one brother, Kyle and one sister, Jamie ...Attended the same high school as U.S. National Team star Julie Foudy ...Favorite class is math ...Born April 4, 1983 in Mission Viejo, Calif.