2 - Kelcie Ferreira
Kelcie Ferreira
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: Trinidad & Tobago
High School: Providence Catholic
Position: Defender
EXP: 2V
Previous School: Providence Girls Catholic School

2013 Season
Named Big West Player of the Week for her career-high four goals in the 13-9 win over UC Santa Barbara (4/19/13) … Three of the four goals came in a span of one minute and 51 seconds early in the fourth period … Added a game-high three steals along with two assists against the Gauchos … The team leader in steals (80, fourth-best for a single season in CSUN history) and field blocks (42, single season school history) … Collected a season-high six steals against seventh-ranked San Diego State (3/9/13) … Totaled five steals against Chapman (3/2/13), UC Davis (3/8/13) and Marist (3/19/13) … Second on the team in assists (45) … Dished out a season-high five assists against Occidental (3/2/13) … Dished out three assists and three steals against Pomona-Pitzer (1/27/13) … Also tallied three assists vs Cal State San Bernardino (2/2/13), Chapman (3/2/13) and Occidental (3/14/13) … Scored 43 goals (#4 on the team) … Scored two or more goals in ten games … Scored a career-high four goals in the 13-9 victory over UC Santa Barbara (4/19/13) … Three of those goals against UCSB came in a span of one minute and 51 seconds early in the fourth period … Scored three goals against Occidental (3/2/13), Princeton (3/16/13), Marist (3/19/13) and Concordia (3/19/13) … Has collected 159 career steals, sixth-best in school history … A career field goal percentage of .378 (70-for-185) is eighth-best in school history.

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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