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Coryn Bajema
Coryn Bajema

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lynden, Wash.

High School:
Lyden Christian

Height:
5-10

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L


11/15/2013

Gamecocks Earn 5-0 Shutout Versus Furman In NCAA Tournament First Round

Junior midfielder Taylor Leach scores game winner in 15th minute.

11/14/2013

No. 14 Gamecocks Open NCAA Tournament With Furman

South Carolina earned its second-ever national seed

10/31/2013

No. 10 Gamecocks Top Kentucky, 2-1, on Senior Night

Johnson caps off comeback with 83rd minute game-winner.

07/15/2013

South Carolina Leads 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

Sixth-straight year the Gamecocks have posted the most freshman on the list

10/25/2012

Gamecocks Fall to Gators 3-0 on Senior Night

Henry and Vercillo play final home match

11/15/2013

South Carolina vs. Furman

South Carolina vs. Furman, NCAA First Round (11/15/13)

2013: Played in 12 matches ... Missed 11 games due wrist injury ... Played 430 minutes ... Tied for fourth on the team in points with 10 (three goals, four assists) ... Recorded three goals on eight shots ... Scored first goal of the season in the SEC Tournament quarterfinal matchup against Georgia (11/6) ... Tallied an assist in the semifinals versus Texas A&M (11/8) ... Recorded second multi-goal game of her career with two in a 5-0 win against Furman (11/15) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored points in five consecutive games, the longest streak of the season on the team (10/27-11/15) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Started 20 of 21 matches in her freshman campaign as a forward...was third on the team with seven points on three goals and one assist...scored goals in back-to-back games against Mercer (8/26) and Jacksonville (8/26)...first career two-goal game against Jacksonville, notching the game winner in a 3-0 win...earned SEC Freshman of the Week accolades for her three-goal weekend against Mercer and Jacksonville...fired 46 shots with 18 coming on goal.

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PRE-COLLEGE: TopDrawerSoccer Pacific Northwest Region Top 10 Recruit ... A four-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer ... Region IV ODP team and pool (2010-11) ... Three-year member of Washington ODP State team (2009-11) ... Participated in ODP Regional Camp (2010-11) ... Northwest Conference Coaches Player of the Year (2011) ... Three-time First Team All-Conference selection (2009-11) ... Three-time Top 5 Players to Watch list (2008-10) ... Led Northwest Conference and set school record with 35 goals ... Team captain (2010-11) ... Played for Eastside FC Red club team ... Three-time State runner-up (2009-11) ... Club team ranked No. 11 in the nation (2010) ... U.S. Club National Cup Regional Supergroup Champions (2010) ... Surf College Cup Champions (2009) ... Disney College Showcast finalist (2009) ... Las Vegas College Showcase Champions (2010) ... Washington State Champions Cup finalist (2010) ... Also lettered in basketball (2008-11).

PERSONAL: Full name is Coryn Elisabeth Bajema ... Majoring in media arts ... Chose USC over Santa Clara, Washington and Oregon ... Born July 27, 1994 ... Has two siblings ... Parents are Shane and Beth Bajema.

Bajema's Career Stats
YEAR GP-GS Min. G A P SH SH% SOG SOG% GWG
2012 21-20 1413 3 1 7 46 .065 18 .391 1
2013 12-0 430 3 4 10 8 .375 5 .625 0
TOTAL 33-20 1843 6 5 17 54 .111 23 .426 1