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#20 Mariah Nogueira
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westminster, Calif.
High School: Marina
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At Stanford: Skillful two-time All-America defensive midfielder who was a four-year starter ...strong in the air ... great physical presence ... reads the game well ... a threat to score on set pieces.

As a Senior in 2012:Named to the NSCAA All-America second team ... it was her second All-America honor ... named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women's soccer, becoming the fourth consecutive Stanford winner ... team captain ... NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team choice ... named to the All-Pac-12 first team for the second time ... Pac-12 All-Academic second team selection ... Senior CLASS Award finalist ... named to Team of the Week (Nov. 26) ... CS360 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (Aug. 20) ... second on the team in goals, with seven ... six were scored with her head ... great clutch player ... Fifteen of her 21 career goals tied the match or put Stanford ahead ... headed in Taylor McCann's winner at 87:24 to win before record crowd at Penn State (Aug. 24) ... headed in winner in 62nd minute to halt two-goal Washington State rally in a 3-2 victory (Oct. 18) ... tied match at Colorado in 79th minute and sparked two-goal flurry in 37 seconds to win, 2-1 (Oct. 7) ... selected in the second round, with the 13th overall pick, in the National Women's Soccer League draft by the Boston Breakers ... made 95 career starts, tied for third in program history.

As a Junior in 2011: All-Pac-12 honorable mention ... Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... scored four goals, all game-winners, and all on headers ... headed in Lindsay Taylor's corner kick in the 88th minute to deliver a 2-1 comeback victory over Notre Dame (Sept. 9) in a rematch of the 2010 NCAA final ... headed in Stanford's first goal of the season, in 4-0 season-opening victory over Penn State (Aug. 19) ... opened the scoring in both the first and second rounds of the NCAA tournament, against Montana and South Carolina.

As a Sophomore in 2010: Named to the NSCAA first-team All-Pacific Region team for the second consecutive year ... an All-Pac-10 second-team selection ... received Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention ... has started every match since arriving at Stanford ... fourth-leading goal-scorer on the team with five ... fifth on team in points (14) ... scored the first goal in 5-0 NCAA quarterfinal victory over Florida State (Nov. 26) on a header of Christen Press' school career-record breaking 41st assist ... scored opening goal in 2-1 victory over Portland (Sept. 25) by stealing the ball and firing a 25-yard shot that dipped under the crossbar ... named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List.

As a Freshman in 2009: An NSCAA third-team All-American and the Pac-10's Newcomer of the Year ... Played in all 26 matches and started 22 ... Stanford's fifth-leading scorer, with five goals and 15 points ... scored her first collegiate goal on a 56th-minute header to break a scoreless against Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... scored twice against visiting Wisconsin (9/20) ... had an assist off the bench in collegiate debut, at Hawai'i (8/23) ... NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team ... Soccer America All-Freshman first team ... All-Pac-10 first team ... Pac-10 All-Freshman team ... Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie second team ... Primetime Performer of the Week (Sept. 15) ... Pac-10 Player of the Week (Sept. 15).

National Team Experience: Called into U.S. U-23 national team camps in May, 2012, and March and April, 2010 ... played for U.S. U-23's during a three-match tour against domestic clubs in Germany in May, 2010 ... selected to the U.S. U-15 camp in 2006.

High School/Club: A 2009 graduate of Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif. ... earned NSCAA Youth All-America and High School Scholar-Athlete All-America honors ... ESPN All-America ... three-year soccer captain ... Sunset League MVP, three-time All-Orange County first team, and two-time All-Southern Section first team ... four-year softball starter at shortstop ... senior year softball captain .. Sunset League softball MVP ... All-Orange County Junior Team ... All-Southern Section first-team softball selection ... 2009 Orange County Female Athlete of the Year ... first-ever Marina High Female Athlete of the Year and Scholar-Athlete of the Year in the same academic year ... second-ever two-time Marina Female Athlete of the Year ... won three Cal-South State Cups ... played for Cal-South and Region IV Olympic Development Program teams ... rated as the 16th-best college prospect in the class of 2009 by ESPN Rise and 27th by Top Drawer Soccer ... played club soccer for Slammers FC, the 2008 Region IV champion.

Personal: Daughter of Rubens and Doreen Meaalii Nogueira ... has a younger brother, Matheus ... father is Brazilian and mother is Samoan ... majoring in psychology ... spent the winter quarter, 2012, in Berlin, Germany.

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