Meghan Maiwald #1 2017-07-04T08:15:49+00:00

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US DEAF WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM

Megan Maiwald

GOALKEEPER #1

DATE OF BIRTH March 6, 1990

HEIGHT 5-11

HOMETOWN San Jose, CA

UNIVERSITY: CLUB:  San Jose State University/Gallaudet University

Hobbies/ Interests:

Going to the beach, hiking, snowboarding, Netflix, The food network, loves road trips and travelling and trying  every cute Coffee shop I can find.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Santa Barbara City College, San Jose State University

Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) 2008-2010:

2008: Western State Conference (WSC) 1st Team, WSC Runners up, Regional Finalists, Team ranked nationally 5th by NSCAA, 13-3-5 record, school record 13 shutouts and 9 goals allowed.

2009: WSC 1st Team, SBCC Female Athlete of the Year, Santa Barbara Athletic Roundtable (SBART) Female College Soccer Player of the Year, 10-4-6, 11 shutouts, 13 goals allowed, Team Vaquero (MVP) award.

SBCC Program lists: 1st in 24 total shutouts, 1st in total 22 goals allowed

San Jose State University (SJSU): 2010-2012

2010: Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Champions, WAC Defensive Player of the Week, WAC All-Tournament Team, lost in WAC tournament championship for NCAA tournament automatic bid against Fresno State in PK’s after posting 3 straight shutouts in WAC tournament. WAC leader in saves (46), total 96 saves, 12-7-2 record, school record 6 shutouts in one season, Team MVP Defense.

2011: WAC 2nd Team All Conference, WAC Defensive Player of the Week, WAC tournament quarterfinalist, WAC leader in saves (43), total 104 for the season, 6-12-1 record. Team MVP defense.

SJSU record list: 2nd in goals against average (1.38), 3rd in total shutouts (10), and 5th in saves (200)

Combined College Record:

41-26-14, 81 straight starts (started every game of college career), 34 shutouts, .96 goals against average, 7,390 minutes played

DEAF NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE:

Tournament                                                 Location                                              Year           Team Finish         Individual notes

Deaf World Cup___________  _Ankara, Turkey_____        2012    1st Place       4 Caps, 1 GA, 3 shutouts

Deaflympics ______________ _Sofia, Bulgaria _____        2013         Gold         5 Caps, 1 GA, 4 shutouts

MISCELLANEOUS

WPSL California Storm 2011-2015, 3 time Pacific North Conference Champions and 2013 National Championship semifinalist

2013 and 2014 US Soccer Disabled Player of the Year nominee

Born in San Jose, Ca

Parents are Kevin and Ginny Maiwald

Siblings: Sean, Kevin and Bob

Majoring in Physical Education and Recreation

 If you were in front of a crowd of people, what is the ONE thing you would want people to know about you: 

That I am just Meghan. Do not define or judge me by my deafness and soccer abilities but who I am as a person