10 - Chelsea Curran
Chelsea Curran
Birth Date: 05/16/1988
Height: 5-8
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: Chino, Calif.
High School: Ayala HS
Position: Center
EXP: 2V

2011 Season
Voted Most Inspirational Award along with teammate Brittany Scamara ... Although injured much of her four-year career, Chelsea ended her career with 95 goals, tentb-best in the school record book ... Tallied four goals in four games along with three assists before an injury forced her to the sidelines.

2010 Season
Fourth on the team in scoring with 29 goals (#21 in the BWC) .... Led the team in scoring with a season-high four goals in CSUN's 11-7 win at Santa Clara (4/18/10) ... Tallied three goals in the Big West Tournament semifinals against UC Santa Barbara (4/24/10) ... Score two goals in games against Cal Baptist (1/30/10) and Cal Lutheran (3/6/10) ... Has scored 91 career goals at Cal State Northridge, eighth-best in school history.

2009 Season
Redshirted after suffering an early season concussion ... Played in six games ... Scored eleven goals this year ... Tallied a season-high three goals in the season opener against San Jose State (1/24/09) ... Scored two or more goals in four games ... Has scored 62 career goals, tenth-best in school history.

2008 Season
Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches ... third on the team in scoring with 36 goals ... her 51 goals over two seasons is ninth-best in school history ... tallied at least one goal in 18 games ... scored a career-high five goals in a 11-10 overtime victory over Indiana (3/11/08) ... collected four goals in a 13-9 victory over Bucknell (3/13/08) ... scored the hat trick against San Diego State (2/9/08), UC San Diego (2/10/08), and Cal State San Bernardino (4/19/08) ... tallied a team-high 71 exclusions ... named team MVP Offensive Player of the Year.

2007 Season
Chelsea Curran was one of the top freshman performers for the Matadors in 2007, tallying 15 goals, 11 assists, 12 steals, and a team-high 54 exclusions drawn ... scored her first collegiate goal against Redlands (2/10/07) ... led the Matadors with three goals in a 6-4 victory over Cal Baptist ... also had multiple-goal games against Cal State Bakersfield, Occidental, and UC Irvine, and against UC Santa Barbara in the MPSF Tournament.

High School
Curran earned eight letters with the Ayala High School Bulldogs, swimming and playing water polo ... started all four years at center and was captain as a senior ... helped led her squad to league championships four consecutive years and a CIF championship as a senior ... garnered Sierra League MVP honors as a freshman and senior, first-team all-league as a sophomore and junior ... CIF Player of the Year as a senior ... graduated with a 3.5 GPA.

Matador Memo
Born on May 16, 1988 in Anaheim, Calif. ... parents are Tom and Donna Curran ... favorites include actor Johnny Depp, actress Catherine Zeta Jones, the band Queen, and nachos ... best athlete she has competed against is Heather Moody ... greatest sports moment was winning a CIF championship ... likes to watch movies when she has time to relax ... would like to switch places for a day with her dog ... best advice she's ever been given is "have no regrets, Carpe Diem" ... currently majoring in Psychology/Gerontology and Human Sexuality.