Junior Kendra Bills has been a steady force on the pitch for the Bears since her 2009 freshman season. She has scored a goal in each of her three seasons with the Golden Bears, her first coming in the semifinals of the 2009 NorPac Tournament, contributing to the Bears' 3-0 win over Radford.
The midfielder from Del Mar, Calif. led her high school team, Torrey Pines, to two CIF Division I titles (2007-08) and the 2008 Avocado League crown. In 2008, she was named the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I championship game MVP, San Diego Division I Player of the Year, Avocado League Player of the Year and North County Player of the Year.
She is majoring in Media Studies.
Here are some things you may not know about Kendra Bills:
Place in the world you want to travel: Brazil for the 2014 World Cup with my sister
Places in the world you have traveled: Belize, Greece, Italy, Holland, England, Switzerland...
Weird fact not many people know about you: I just like to smile. It is my favorite thing.
What would your super hero name be? Dolla Billz
As an athlete, the item that best represents you is: My penny (practice mesh jersey). I like to wear it as a dress.
Favorite part of practice and game days: Seeing all of my favorite teammates and friends, because I miss them when I am not with them.
Secret food cravings: Chocolate milk
Favorite type of cookie: Chocolate chip
All-time favorite movie: Lion King
Your pet peeves are: When people aren't true to their word.
Favorite sport other than field hockey: Kung Fu
Dangerous thing you would do if there were no risks: Play with lions, tigers, and cheetahs in Africa
Person I look up to and always wanted to meet: I look up to Maddie Hand, our goalkeeper. I feel very lucky that I have met her.
My secret addiction: Disney
Reason I picked my jersey number: It is the prettiest number
Your teammates say you are: Their little sister. They like to pick on me.
What I love most about Cal: "Bears.Beets. Battlestar Galactica"