2005 as a Senior... Named to the second all-Big Ten team, the second Dartfish/NFHCA all-Region team and was chosen by the North Squad for the 2005 NFHCA all-Star game... scored five goals in three consecutive Iowa wins against Stanford, California and Pacific University (Sept. 2, 3 and 5)... Iowa's second leading scorer with 23 points (eight goals and seven assists)... took 47 shots and had one game winning goal... played in and started all 18 games.
2004 as a Junior... Second team all-Big Ten and NFHCA West Regional all-American... dished out three assists against New Hampshire (Sept. 19)... scored two goals in Iowa's 4-3 (OT) win over Michigan (Oct. 10)... named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 11)... tied for second on the team with 20 points (7 goals, 6 assists)... recorded 36 shots on goal... played in all 21 games, starting 20.
2003 as a Sophomore
Played in and started all 19 games in the midfield... recorded nine points on two goals and five assists... scored her first-career goal in Iowa's 1-0 win over Temple (Sept. 21)... handed out a career-high three assists in the Hawkeyes' 5-0 win over Southwest Missouri State (Sept. 28)... recorded four shots on goal against Ball State (Sept. 19)... registered first-career point with an assist against North Carolina (Sept. 1).
2002 as a Freshman
Played in 15 games, starting eight in the midfield... recorded five shots on goal... made her first career start against Providence (Sept. 15).
Two-time captain of the Zimbabwe Under-16 team... 2001 Kentucky All-State selection... led her Kentucky County Day High School team in goals and assists... member of IFHCK indoor and outdoor teams... also earned letters in tennis and swimming... moved to Kentucky in 2000 after living in Zimbabwe.
Major - Undecided...parents - Robert and Valerie Birrell...born - June 12, 1984...high school - Kentucky County Day...high school coach - Yasser Kahn.
Birrell's Career Statstics
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