Sulprizio came to Cal in 2002 after redshirting the 2001 season at Nebraska...will contend for the starting nod in goal in 2005 in her fourth year in Berkeley and fifth year playing collegiate soccer...Coach Kevin Boyd expects her to have her best season in one of the Bears' best-ever goalkeeping years...physical presence with an outstanding wingspan in the goal...excels at snaring crosses and high balls in the box.
CAL: 2004: Started the 16 games she played in...allowed 13 goals in almost 1,338 minutes of action...her 0.87 GAA ranked fifth in the conference...boasted the conference's best GAA in Pac-10 games at 0.44...posted six shutouts, moving her into seventh all-time at Cal for career shutouts (10)...scored a goal off a corner kick in the final minutes of regulation against No. 10 Stanford to secure a 1-1 tie for Cal...also posted seven saves against the Cardinal...received Soccer America and Soccer Buzz Team of the Week honors after scoring the goal...equaled her career high of eight saves against No. 1 North Carolina...Pac-10 All Academic honorable mention honoree. 2003: Started the first four games of her sophomore season before breaking her left thumb during warm-ups of the Dayton game, causing her to miss the remainder of 2003...matched her career high of eight saves in a 0-0 tie at No. 3 Stanford and set the Edwards Stadium Cal record with seven saves in a win over Wisconsin. 2002: Earned the starting nod in goal for seven games, posting a 3-3-1 mark...tallied a 1.38 goals-against average, allowing 10 goals and grabbing 30 saves in 650 minutes in the net...grabbed a career-high eight saves in Cal's 1-1 tie at Saint Mary's...earned two shutouts...also tied Cal's former Edwards Stadium record for saves in a game with six in the Bears' 2-0 win over Ohio State.
NEBRASKA: 2001: Didn't see any game action during the 2001 season.
HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL: Recorded 10 shutouts and surrendered only 14 goals as a senior, helping Douglas HS to the Nevada Class 4A Northern Region championship...named the Northern Region's defensive player of the year...two-time first team All-Northern region goalkeeper (2000 and 2001)...allowed a region-record low of seven goals as a junior, helping her team to a 16-1-1 mark...integrative biology major...parents are Scott and Linda Sulprizio...born June 17, 1983 in Carson City, NV.
SULPRIZIO'S CAREER STATISTICS Year G GS Saves GA Avg. Min SO 2001* Redshirt 2002 7 7 30 10 1.38 650 2 2003 4 4 19 2 0.45 400 2 2004 16 16 45 13 0.87 1337 6 Totals 27 27 94 25 0.94 2387 10 *Nebraska