Brian Kinsel
Brian Kinsel

Player Profile

Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Rio Americano

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 235




A talented center who enters his senior season with 96 career goals...

AS A JUNIOR (2005): Was fourth on the team in scoring with 27 goals, including a team-high three goals against USC in the MPSF semifinals...also notched a goal against UC Irvine in the MPSF third-place match...led the Bears with three goals in an MPSF league victory over UC Irvine, and two goals versus Stanford in the Big Splash...

AS A SOPHOMORE (2004): Was named honorable mention All-MPSF for the second year in-a-row...finished fourth on the team in scoring with 37 goals, including a team-leading four goals against USC in the first round of the MPSF Tournament...scored 11 goals in the season-opening Navy Open, including a team-high four goals against host Navy...was the Bears' top scorer in six matches...

AS REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2003): Was named honorable mention All-MPSF, finishing third on the team in scoring with 32 goals...was the Bears' leading scorer in five matches, including a team-high three goals against Stanford and three goals versus USC in the MPSF Tournament...scored a team-high five goals in the three MPSF Tournament matches...tallied two goals in Cal's overtime victory versus Stanford in the championship of the Stanford Invitational...

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: At Rio Americano High School was a two-time All-American in water polo and has been a six-time US Water Polo All-American...was a member of the 2005 Lamorinda team that captured a bronze medal at the Senior Nationals in Davis, Calif....scored 160 goals as a high school senior in 2001...played for the Lamorinda club team, led by Cal associate head coach Boyd Lachance, that placed third in the Junior Olympics in both 2001 and 2002...played on the 2000 National Youth Team that competed in Romania, Yugoslavia and Greece...majoring in legal studies... parents are David and Carol Kinsel...born April 20, 1984, in Sacramento, Calif.

2003	32
2004	37
2005	27
Total	96