|| 2002 Women's
CAL STATE FULLERTON
2001 (Junior): One of the most dangerous strikers on the team, Bannister returns for her senior year after transferring from Long Beach City College in the spring of 2001 Helped spearhead the charge offensively, scoring 10 goals and netting five assists while earning All-Big West First-Team honors named Big West Player of the Week on Oct. 8 and named to the Soccer Buzz and Soccer America National Teams of the Week on Oct. 10 ranked second on the team in goals, third in assists and tied for the team lead with 25 points notched four game-winners (tied for second on the single-season list), including double-OT winners against Pacific and UC Irvine had a goal in seven matches and had a hat trick against San Francisco set a team high with seven points against the Dons (3 goals, 1 assist).
LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE
Played two seasons of soccer at Long Beach City College at the forward position, earning the Best Offensive Player award as a freshman was a two-time JC All-American and was named the 2000 NSCAA/adidas Player of the Year in her two-year career, Bannister finished with 38 goals, 35 assists and 111 points led the team during her sophomore season with 55 points helped lead the Vikings to a 46-5-2 two-year record.
Four-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Alex Camargo in soccer while also playing one season at point guard for the junior varsity basketball squad in her freshman year earned all-league honors in both her freshman and sophomore seasons and was an all-CIF pick in her sophomore year earned MVP honors as a senior.
Born on Mar. 26, 1980 in Anaheim, Calif. parents are Gene and Michele she has two older sisters (Nicole and Jacque) and a younger sister (Ashley) played club soccer for the So Cal Blues majoring in communications at Cal State Fullerton and hopes to go into advertising after graduation chose Cal State Fullerton because of the quality of the university, the coaching staff and the soccer program enjoys playing guitar and painting lists her most memorable sports thrill as scoring the game-tying goal in the last 20 seconds of the state championship game last season a game Long Beach City would win, 2-1, in overtime.
DID YOU KNOW???
Bannister scored three goals and notched an assist in the Titans 7-2 victory over San Francisco, falling just one point short of the school record of eight points held by three different players.