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Lianne Maldonado

Lianne Maldonado

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Clifton, N.J.

High School:
Clifton

Last College:
Maryland

Height:
5-9

Position:
GK

2013
-American Athletic Conference Preseason Goalkeeper of the Year and preseason all-conference selection
-Broke UCF's school record for career goals-against average (.580)
-Tied for fifth on UCF's single-season goals-against average list (.600)
-Named to UCF's Homecoming Court
-Clinched two shutouts in season-opening weekend at the No Ka Oi Tournament in Hawaii
-Made one save to keep UCF's shutout intact in 5-0 win against UNF (9/6)
-Notched another shutout against Brown (9/15) as UCF rolled to its fourth-straight win
-Made a career-high eight saves at No. 10 Georgetown to help UCF snap the Hoyas' 16-home-game win streak dating to October 2011 in the 1-1 tie
-Picked up another win in UCF's 2-1 victory in the first American Athletic Conference match against rival USF (9/27) in front of a school-record 2,706 in attendance
-Punched out a Rutgers free kick to start UCF's breakaway for the game-winning goal
-Clocked 65 minutes in shutout at Houston and registered the shutout at SMU to clinch the AAC regular season title and the program's first undefeated conference season since 1999
-Posted shutouts against SMU, USF and Rutgers, which included two 2OT contests, during the American Athletic Conference Championships to secure the first title in league history

2012
- NSCAA Scholar All-South Region Team
- All-Conference USA Third Team honoree
- Starting keeper in every match
- Organized a defense that locked up 15 shutouts for a school and Conference USA single-season record
- Recorded solo shutouts against No. 12 Miami, Houston, Rice and UTEP during the regular season
- Played all 90 minutes in a school-record-matching shutout (13) for UCF's first win in four years over five-time defending C-USA Tournament champion Memphis (10/31) in the C-USA quarterfinals
- Recorded shutouts against SMU (11/2) and Tulsa (11/4) to deliver UCF's first C-USA Tournament championship
- Logged five saves in UCF's NCAA Tournament first round matchup against Miami to help UCF advance to the second round for the sixth-straight season
- Ranked 11th nationally for goals-against average (.564), which ranked fourth in school history on the single-season record list

2011
- Played in one match
- Logged 16 minutes at Southern Miss

Prior to UCF
-Competed in two matches for Maryland as a redshirt freshman in 2010, totaling 28:17 minutes in net
-Member of the U.S. Under-16 and Under-17 Women's National Team training rosters
-Earned four letters at Clifton High School
-Racked up four first-team all-league and all-county honors, and was a three-time all-state performer
-Spent two seasons with the ODP Super Y National Select Team and the New Jersey ODP Team
-Suited up for the 2007 State Cup and Region One champion World Class club team

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