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14  Mackenzie Semerad
Mackenzie Semerad

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenix, Ariz.

High School:
Desert Vista

Height:
5-7

Position:
Midfield/Forward

Experience:
1L


As a Freshman in 2011
Played in 15 games recording a pair of starts ... Logged 437 minutes on the pitch with a career-best 57 against No. 21 William & Mary (9/11) ... Started the season opener against No. 21 South Carolina (8/19) recording one shot ... Collected four total points (goal, two assists) during rookie season ... Netted first collegiate goal at Davidson (9/2) the game winner in the 65th minute of play ... Recorded first career assist at Charlotte (9/4) on Amanda Malkiewicz' first goal of the season in the 68th minute ... Added second career assist against W&M on Lexi Miller's game-tying strike at the 70:29 mark ... One of three Pirate freshmen to net goals on the season ... All four shots were on goal (100.0 percent).

Desert Vista High School
Four-year varsity starter for coach Paul Manoogian ... Three-time first-team all region selection (2008-10) ... Two-time first-team all-state selection (2009-10) ... Helped Desert Vista to the 2008 state finals and a pair of state semifinal appearances (2009-10) ... As a senior was also named all-region Player-of-the-Year and Desert Vista Female Athlete-of-the-Year ... Named honorable mention all-region as a freshman.

Club Experience
Played for AZ Sting Futbol Club under coach Kim Byrnes ... Member of the 2007 Surf Cup and 2010 ECNL Red Bull championship teams ... Named 2009 AZ Sting Futbol Club Player-of-the-Year ... Helped the Sting to five Arizona State finals appearances (2004-10) ODP Experience ... Two-year member of the Arizona ODP team (2008-10) ... Qualified for the Region IV ODP Pool.

Personal
Intended academic major is elementary education ... Daughter of Michael Semerad and Joanne Rice ... Has an older sister (Ciara) and brother (Zak).