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Marissa Diggs

Marissa Diggs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Rowlett

Height:
5-7

Position:
D

11/05/2014

Four-midable Force

Carleigh Williams intends to make her senior year memorable after missing last year's postseason due to an ACL injury.

01/17/2014

UCF's Diggs Drafted by Houston Dash

NWSL expansion team selected Texas native Marissa Diggs with 11th overall pick

12/10/2013

UCF Women's Soccer Closes 2013 Ranked in Top 25

The Knights finished their championship campaign at No. 22.

12/06/2013

UCF Women's Soccer Defender Doubles Up as All-American

Marissa Diggs named an NSCAA All-American for second-straight year

12/04/2013

Diggs, Coleman Receive All-Region Mentions

UCF women's soccer duo honored by NSCAA

11/07/2013

American Women's Soccer Awards Banquet

The UCF women's soccer team took home 10 honors, including Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.

10/18/2013

UCF Women's Soccer Senior Knight

UCF honored the members of the Class of 2013 prior to its Oct. 18 match vs. Rutgers.

01/07/2013

UCF Women's Soccer: Season in Photos

UCF Women's Soccer: Season in Photos

08/24/2012

UCF Women's Soccer vs. FSU

The No. 9 UCF women's soccer team played No. 3 Florida State in its home opener on Aug. 24

2013
- Selected by the Houston Dash in the second round of the NWSL Draft with the 11th overall pick
- NSCAA Third-Team All-American, becoming UCF women's soccer's first-two time All-American since Michelle Akers
- American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year and All-Conference First Team
- NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team
- American Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and preseason all-conference selection
-Hermann Trophy Watch List candidate
- Finished the year ranked No. 10 on TopDrawerSoccer.com's Top 100 College Players
-No Ka Oi all-tournament team honoree after guiding UCF to consecutive shutout wins in its opening weekend
-TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (8/27)
-Named the American Athletic Conference's Defender of the Week (9/16) and to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week after guiding UCF to two shutouts wins over Stetson and Brown
-Helped assist Alex Piercy's game-winning goal against UConn (10/4)
-Named The American's Defensive Player of the Week after guiding the Knights to wins over Rutgers and Memphis to help the team break the 26-year-old school record for an unbeaten streak
-Played all 180 minutes in UCF's two shutouts at Houston and SMU to clinch the AAC regular season title and the program's first undefeated conference season since 1999
- Helped UCF's defense secure 20T shutouts against USF and Rutgers in the American Athletic Conference Championship to clinch the league's first title
- Named to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week (11/12) after championships performance

2012
- NSCAA Second Team All-American
- Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year, All-C-USA First Team selection, All-C-USA Preseason Team and C-USA Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
- Named to College Sports Madness Preseason All-American fourth team
- Anchored a defensive line that had 15 shutouts on the season for a program and C-USA single-season record
- Named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week and to the TopDrawerSoccer.com's Team of the Week (10/1) after playing all 180 minutes in shutout wins over Rice and Houston
- Scored game-winning goal against Florida Gulf Coast (8/19)
- Led defense to a school-record-matching shutout (13) in UCF's first win in four years over five-time defending C-USA Tournament champion Memphis (10/31) in the quarterfinals
- Named C-USA Tournament's Defensive MVP and a member of the All-Tournament team after leading UCF to three-straight shutouts in the tournament to deliver the team's first conference tournament title
-Part of a defense that finished the season ranked second nationally for goals against average (.524) and fourth nationally in shutout percentage (.625)

2011
- Selected to the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team
- Earned All-Conference USA First Team honors
- Started all 24 matches
- Logged a team-high 2,284 minutes
- Finished the year with two goals
- Played every minute in four matches in the NCAA Championship
- Recorded a goal at Southern Miss
- Tallied a goal at San Diego State
- Named to the Preseason All-C-USA Team

2010
-Voted onto the C-USA All-Freshman Team
-Played in all 23 matches, making 17 starts on the backline
-Helped lead the Knights to a 0.92 GAA while the defense amassed eight shutouts and a .805 team save percentage
-Got into the attack as well, scoring the game-winner against Marshall and also tallying a goal vs. Southern Miss
-Saw at least 90 minutes on the pitch in 12 matches, including the full 90 minutes in both NCAA Tournament matches
-Ranked third on the team with 1,779 total minutes

Prior to UCF
- A three-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com
- Lettered all four years and served as the varsity captain from 2009-10
- Named the District 10-5A and the Rowlett High School Defensive Player of the Year in 2009
- Selected to the District 10-5A First Team in 2008
- Helped the team to at least the Region 2 quarterfinals from 2007-09, including the semifinals last year
- Also played basketball and was the starter as a freshman
- Part of the Olympic Development Program USYS `92 State Team
- Guided the team to the 2009 USYS `92 national championship as well as the Region III crown
- Competed for Sting `92 on the club level
- A U.S. Youth Soccer Region III semifinalist and a Red Bull National League finalist in 2009
- Region III Premier League West Champions in 2008, and participated in the U.S. Youth Soccer Nationals that year
- Was a North Texas State Cup finalist in 2008 as well
- Played for Polaris `92 from 2006-07, where she helped the squad to the North Texas State Cup finals, the Disney Showcase Predator Flight title and the Spring Classic title in 2007
- Member of the National Honor Society, was a Texas Scholar and earned the Academic Excellence Award in 2008 and 2009

Personal
- Daughter of David and Michelle Diggs

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