2013: Played in all 23 matches as a sub ... Totaled 569 minutes playing both in the attack and in the defense ... Scored first career goal at Missouri (10/18).
PRE-COLLEGE: A 2013 graduate of Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Ill. ...lettered two years in soccer...named All-Conference, All-Area, All-Sectional...helped team to a state runner-up finish in 2009...State Cup champion...also lettered in volleyball for three years....volleyball All-Conference, All-Area, All-Sectional, All-Chicago Southtown selection and All-State nominee....both her soccer and volleyball teams were conference and regional champions every year she played...played with the Eclipse club soccer team for head coach Mike Nesci...ECNL regular season championships two years running....was listed on the high honor roll all four years of high school and has been accepted into the USC Honors College.
PERSONAL: Paige Victoria Bendell was born Sept. 19, 1994...parents are Dave and Laurie Bendell... twin brother Nick is slated to play volleyball at Harvard next year...older sister Brook is a competitive cheerleader at University of Illinois...plans to major in accounting at South Carolina...hobbies includes beach volleyball.