At Missouri State: Hendel comes from the same solid high school program with fellow Missouri State signee, Heller, and looks to add to the forward position for the Bears.
Background: Saw time as both a defender and midfielder during her career at Marquette High School ... Selected as team MVP during her sophomore and senior season ... Hendel also received all-tournament suburban conference team and second-team all-conference honors her senior season while serving as a team captain ... Also selected for the 2010 National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School Academic Squad ... Hendel was also a standout in diving at Marquette High, and joins high school teammate Abbey Heller at MSU this season.
Personal: Marisa Ann Hendel was born March 8, 1993 in St. Louis, Missouri ... Daughter of Daniel and Marion Hendel ... Has two brothers, Clayton and Mason.