What the Coaches Are Saying:
Aims to bounce back from ACL tear suffered after last season, will look to gain strength to play in the later part of the 2009 season
Senemar is a gifted soccer player with a good nose for the goal
Provides Cal with a different look with her great understanding of the game
Has ability to play well in a variety of positions
As a Freshman (2008):
Played in 16 of Cal's 20 games and started against Arizona State
Added an insurance goal in the 2-0 win against Boise State at the Saint Mary's Invitational
Dished out three assists in 2008, all of which came in back-to-back-to-back games - Fullerton (L, 3-2), Saint Joseph's (W,6-0) and Missouri (W, 3-0)
Named to the Saint Mary's Fall Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team on Sept. 16
One of the top three scorers in the East Bay Athletic League while playing for Monte Vista High School
Member of the 2007 and 2008 Region IV Pool
Leading scorer in the 2007 ODP Regional Championships, helping the Cal North State team advance to the Regional Finals
Member of the 2005-07 Cal North '91 state team
In 2007, helped the Mustang Mavericks advance to the finals of the San Diego Surf Cup as their leading scorer
In 2006, was the leading scorer for the Mavericks at the Surf Girls' Cup
Helped the Mavericks advance to the 2007 USYSA Far West Regional Quarterfinals and to claim the 2007 CYSA-North State Cup
Parents are Taghi and Ellie Senemar
Senemar's Career Statistics:
Year G GS Shots Goals Ast Pts 2008 16 1 20 1 3 5
Camellia Senemar off the Pitch:
I Chose Cal because...it has unrivaled academic and athletic programs, and it's close to home.
Favorite thing about Berkeley is...scooting on my yellow Vespa.
Something on my iPod that might surprise you is...Eurodance/techno music.
Most interesting thing I did this summer was...go to Iran during the election protests.
When I'm upset, I like to...call my brother.
I get mad when I miss this TV show: I don't get mad, I have TiVo.
The best moment in sports history was when...Maradona scored the Goal of the Century and the Hand of God Goal to give Argentina a 2-1 victory against England in the 1986 World Cup Quarterfinal.
Cal is better than other schools because...students experience a diverse and exciting culture.
Something I learned from my parents is...sheer determination.
If I wasn't a soccer player, I would be...a cake boss.
Do you have any hidden talents? I am a pianist.
What is one thing about your hometown that you miss? Paintballing with my cousins.
Which words or phrases do you overuse? "Alright, alright, alright, alright."