Cali Farquharson scores the game winner with less than two minutes remaining
ASU will honor its nine seniors prior to the game
Cali Farquharson scores the game winner with 22 seconds remaining in second OT
Will be making her Sun Devil debut in 2012 after originally beginning her collegiate career at the University of Delaware.
Played in seven games and scored two goals.
Four-year starter and letter winner at Waldwick High School.
Named second team all-league in 2005, and first team all-league in 2006-08.
Named All-state 2006-2008.
Two-time All-Bergen County honoree.
Named All-Suburban as a senior.
Member of 2008 state champions.
Tallied 68 goals and 27 assists at Waldwick.
Played on Nirvana and TSF Academy teams.
Honor roll student.
Parents are Marian and Zdenka Kocela.
Has a younger sister, Michelle.
Major is exercise science.
Would like to some day become a physical therapist.
Enjoys pole vaulting, snowboarding, and reading in her free time.
Getting to know Miriam Kocela...
If you could play any other sport at the collegiate level, what would it be? Pole Vault, Track and Field
What is something people would be surprised to find out about you? English was not my first language. I am able to speak multiple languages.
What is one thing you would never leave home without? ChapStick
What are some of your hobbies? Hiking, snowboarding, reading, running, swimming, basically anything outdoors.
Why did you choose Arizona State? I needed a change of atmosphere. I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it. I hate the cold weather.
If you could have dinner with any three people, who would they be? Keith Urban, John Mayer, and Lionel Messi
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions? I need to chew gum before I play
The perfect meal includes... A lot of carbs
If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would do? Go on any kind of vacation!
Who is your favorite athlete? Javier Hernandez
What is your favorite quote? We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.
What is your favorite class you've taken so far at ASU? Public Speaking. Majority of the speeches were ridiculous.
If you could visit any place in the world, where would it be and why? There are way too many.
Who has been the most influential person in your life and why? My parents. They raised me to become the person I am today. They have both given me everything I have today, and supported me with everything I choose to do.
What is your biggest pet peeve? When people do things or move in slow motion.