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Michelle Kanama
Michelle Kanama

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Newbury Park, CA

High School:
Westlake HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
MF

Experience:
3V



Briefly...
Michelle Kanama enters her fifth season with the Lions after being granted a medical redshirt in 2008... 2005 WCC All-Freshman team... great work rate... tremendous ball winner, especially in the air... good vision and great passer of the ball... will provide senior leadership...

At LMU...

2008...
suffered an injury in spring 2008 and missed entire 2008 season...

2007...
played in 19 games, making 12 starts... scored one goal for two points... attempted four shots, one on goal... scored insurance goal vs. Sacramento State (Oct. 7)... suffered an injury in the spring...

2006...
made two starts in her 17 appearances... provided two assists... had first assist on game-winning goal against Oregon (Sept. 3)... also assisted game-winning goal against Utah Valley State (Oct. 26)...

2005...
named to the WCC All-Freshman team... appeared in 17 games with three starts... made her first career start against Navy (Sept. 4)... scored her first career goal in her second career start against Princeton (Sept. 10)... added an assist against Oakland (Sept. 16)... took seven shots on the season with four on goal... had two shots on goal against Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 25)... third start of the season was against San Francisco (Oct. 23)... played a season-high 81 minutes against Gonzaga (Oct. 16)...

High School...
a 2005 graduate of Westlake High School in Westlake Village, CA... four-year letterwinner for coach Frank Marino... team captain as a senior... named All-State in her senior year... high school teammate with fellow Lion freshman Lauren Shanklin... earned the Student-Athlete award, the Principal's Award and was on the honor roll... lettered for two years in cross country and one year in track...

Personal...
Michelle Sophie Kanama was born on August 30, 1987 in Van Nuys, CA... daughter of Renee and Eduoardo Kanama... has two older sisters, Lottie and Bibi... recruited by UC Santa Barbara, Saint Mary's and Cal State Northridge... chose LMU because of the outstanding soccer program, and felt it was the right fit... a Business Administration major.

Career Stats

	GP-GS	Sh	G	A	Pts
2005	17-3	7	1	1	3
2006	17-2	8	0	2	2
2007	19-12	4	1	0	2
2008	Medical redshirt
Totals	53-17	19	2	3	7 

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