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#3 Tina Brendel
  • 2L
  • Forward
  • 5-2
  • Clearwater, Fla.
  • (Countryside/Berry (Ga.) College)

1997: Appeared in 21 matches, starting one for 516 minutes...scored five goals, including the Gators' final goal in the Kentucky, Florida State, Tennessee and Mississippi matches...member of the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

1996: Nine matches for 248 minutes...Turned in a one goal and one assist effort in Southeastern Conference regular season finale vs. Alabama...Member of the 1996 SEC All-Academic Honor Roll.

1995: Transferred to Florida from Berry (Ga.) College...Five games for 108 minutes...Scored first goal as a Gator vs. East Carolina...Missed first three weeks of action due to mononucleosis.

1994: Helped Lady Fury squad advance to NAIA national tournament and 13 9 1 overall record.

High School: Two time all county selection by St. Petersburg Times (1993 and 1994) and 1994 all county team member by Tampa Tribune...1994 graduate of Countryside where she was coached by Mike Eccles...Led Pinellas County public schools in scoring two consecutive years, including 1994 when she scored career high 37 goals...Helped lead Countryside to 1994 state runner up finish...Prep teammates with current Gators Michelle Harris and Melanie Freeman...Also lettered in diving...Member of National Honor Society.

Club: Played for Town N' Country Heather club team that won 1994 state championship...Spent three seasons playing for Countryside Lightning club team (1991 93).

Personal: Born February 27, 1976...Daughter of Don and Carrie Brendel...Participated in competitive gymnastics for eight years before starting to play soccer as a high school freshman.

Major: Exercise Science.


Brendel's Collegiate Statistics
Year G GS Min. Shots G A Pts
1994 - - - 5 4 14*
1995 5 0 108 2 1 0 2
1996 10-0 248 2 1 2 4
1997 21-1 516 20 5 0 10
Totals 36 1 872 24 12 6 30
* At Berry (Ga.) College
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