Name: Mariah Noguiera
Pronunciation: Mah-RYE-ah No-GAIR-ah
Jersey number: 20
Date of birth: Feb. 21, 1991
Hometown: Westminster, Calif.
College: Stanford University
How acquired: Signed as a free agent in April 2013 (selected in the Second Round, No. 13 overall, of the NWSL Draft)
International: Called into U.S. U-23 national team camps in May 2012, March 2010, and April 2010 ... played for U.S. U-23s during a three-match tour against domestic clubs in Germany in May 2010 ... selected to the U.S. U-15 camp in 2006.
College: Four-year starter and two-time All-America defensive midfielder at Stanford University (2009-2012) ... Started 95 of the 99 games she played in throughout her career ... Finished with 21 goals and 15 assists for 57 points ... Fifteen of her 21 career goals tied the match or put Stanford ahead ... Scored a career-high seven goals as a senior (2012), which ranked her second on team ... Also as a senior in 2012: Named to the NSCAA All-America second team ... named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s soccer, becoming the fourth consecutive Stanford winner ... NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team selection ... named to All-Pac-12 first team ... 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 ... As a sophomore in 2010: Named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List ... named to 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 ... fourth-leading goal-scorer on the team with five ... fifth on team in points (14) ... As a freshman in 2009: 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) ... NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team ... Soccer America All-Freshman first team ... All-Pac-10 first team ... Pac-10 All-Freshman team.
Scholastic/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 ... majored in psychology.