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  Marisa Abegg
Marisa Abegg

Player Profile
Position:
Defender

As a Senior in 2008: A second-team NSCAA/adidas All-American and first-team All-West Region selection ... a Soccer America first-team MVP ... selected as a first-team SoccerBuzz All-American and first-team All-West Region honoree ... a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... has started and played in every match ... assisted on Teresa Noyola's goal in a 3-0 rout of No. 15 Boston College (8/31) ... assisted Kelley O'Hara in scoring the game-tying goal in the 87th minute of a 1-1 draw with No. 5 North Carolina (9/12) ... helped set up Lindsay Taylor's game-winner against Saint Mary's (9/26) and was selected to Top Drawer Soccer's team of the week (9/22-28) for her performance against the Gaels ... helped the team to the nation's third best regular season goals-against-average of 0.346 and sixth-best shutout percentage of 0.650.

As a Junior in 2007: Named to the All-Pac-10 First Team ... one of only three players that started all 23 matches for the Cardinal ... recorded one goal and three assists, earning five points on the season ... helped the Stanford defense post nine shutouts and a 0.74 goals-against-average on the year ... scored the game-winner in a 1-0 victory over Colorado (9/21) ... assisted on Lizzy George's goal in a 1-1 draw with USC (10/21) ... found Kelley O'Hara twice for the first two goals of a 4-0 rout of Washington (11/2).


As a Sophomore in 2006: A 2006 All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection ... received Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention ... started all 23 games for the Cardinal, one of four players to start every game ... Helped Stanford to 15 shutouts and a 0.55 goals-against average ... tallied 24 shots, one goal and two assists ... assisted on the team's third goal against Boston University (9/17) ... also notched an assist on Hillary Heath's game-winner against Arizona State (10/13) ... netted the game-winner against Arizona (10/15) ... named to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week (10/18) ... co-captained the squad.

As a Freshman in 2005: Started all 20 games at defender for Stanford, one of seven players to start every game (and one of two freshmen) ... named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team ... helped the Cardinal to 11 shutouts with a 0.82 goals-against average ... tallied 15 shots and notched one goal and one assist ... assisted on Leah Tapscott's game-winner in the third match of the year at San Francisco (9/4) ... netted the game-winner at Navy, scoring an unassisted goal to put Stanford up 2-1 (9/22).

National Team Experience: A member of the U-20 U.S. Women's National Team pool in Spring 2006, attending five camps with the team ... attended first training camp with the U-21 USWNT in January 2007 ... competed in the FutBol Internacional Tournament with the U-21 USWNT in April ... invited to the June 2007 U-21 USWNT training camp in Portland, Ore ... named to the U-23 USWNT roster that won the Nordic Cup in Summer 2008.

High School: Named Oregon's 2004-05 Gatorade Player of the Year Was a member of the Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) squad in 2003 and a pool member in 2004 ... captained the Oregon Olympic Development Program (ODP) 87 squad from 2001-04 ... played for Lake Oswego Soccer Club, helping them to four Snickers State Cup Championships (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003) ... a four-year letterwinner at Lakeridge High School ... captained the squad as a senior ... also tabbed team MVP and first-team all-state as a senior ... earned First-Team All-Three Rivers League honors as a junior and a senior ... picked up second-team all-league accolades in her sophomore season ... also lettered one year in track and field.

Personal: Born in Anchorage, Alaska ... daughter of Mike and Gail Abegg ... majoring in human biology in hopes of becoming a pediatrician.

Abegg's Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts
2005 20-20 15 1 1 3
2006 23-23 24 1 2 4
2007 23-23 11 1 3 6
2008 25-25 8 0 3 3
Career 91-91 58 3 9 15


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