3 Brinnley Barthels
3 Brinnley Barthels
Year: RS Sr.
Hometown: Sacramento Calif.
High School: St. Francis HS
Position: ATT

2017-2018 (Redshirt Junior):
Saw action in 22 of the Tigers' matches. Registered a career-high four steals in the opening match of the season against Hartwick (Jan. 27). Scored a season-high two goals in the GCC Championship Semifinal Round against Concordia (Apr. 27). Finished with three goals, eight assists, and 18 steals on the season. 

2016-2017 (Redshirt Sophomore):
A Golden Coast Conference All-Academic selection, Barthels played in all 30 games for the Tigers and scored three goals with one assist. Recorded eight steals on the year. Picked up her first goal of the season against No. 12 UC Davis (Feb. 18), with one steal. Added another goal against No. 16 San Jose State (Feb. 19) and picked up her third against No. 25 Cal Baptist (April 1).

2015-2016 (Redshirt Freshman):
Played in 25 games for the Tigers with six goals and five assists. Scored her first career goal against No. 17 Hartwick (Jan. 31), and added goals against No. 5 California (Feb. 6), No. 8 UC Davis (Feb. 6), No. 10 UC Irvine (Feb. 7), Pomona-Pitzer (Mar. 19) and Azusa Pacific (Apr. 15). Scored her six goals on 25 shots. Tallied assists in five separate games. Drew three exclusions on opponents in the season. Added 11 steals defensively.

2014-2015 (Freshman):
Barthels redshirted the 2015 campaign.

High School:
Barthels attended Saint Francis High School in Sacramento. Earned captain honors her senior year. There she helped the Troubadours to four CIF Sac Joaquin Section 2nd place finishes. Led the team in goals scored her senior year with a total of 35. Also chipped in 15 assists and 25 steals, which ranked second on the team. 

Brinnley is the daughter of Ricke and Jeanne Barthels. She has one younger sister, Jennalyn, who is currently the captain of the women's water polo team at Cal State University Northridge.