17 Maya Nielan
17 Maya Nielan
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista
Position: D
Major: Computer Science
Team: Mustang SC ECNL 98/99
g 1
a 1
pts 3
gw 0

2018: NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... started in all 23 matches as a sophomore ... was a key part of the defense which posted ten shutouts and a goals against average of 0.79, both of which led the NEWMAC ... offensively, tallied one goal and one assist for three points ... her goal came in a 3-0 win over Emerson on October 26 and her assist came in a 7-0 win against Roger Williams on September 11 ... was part of a team that won its second straight NEWMAC Championship ... [SEASON STATS]

2017:
NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team … NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week (9/5) … appeared in 22 games and made 18 starts as a freshman … as a key member of the defense aided MIT to nine shutouts, which was second-best in the league and a goals against average of 0.90, which ranked third in the NEWMAC … offensively, posted four goals and three assists for 11 points … scored her first collegiate goal in a 3-2 against Brandeis (9/1) in the season-opener and then added one more on the very next day in a 5-2 win at Lesley (9/2) … notched the game winning goal in a 1-0 win over Wheaton (9/15) and also scored in a 6-0 win over Smith (9/23) … tallied her first collegiate assist in a 7-1 win against Salem State (9/19) … also registered assists at Clark (9/29) and against Springfield (10/21) … was part of a team that had its best season in program history (20-2-1), reached the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time since 2012, won the NEWMAC Championship for the first time since 2011 and registered its highest national ranking of No. 12 in the United Soccer Division III poll … [SEASON STATS]

Off the Field at MIT:
Majoring in computer science ... summer intern at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories.

High School:
A 2017 graduate of Monte Vista High School … four-year starter and won four varsity letters as a member of the soccer team … was named as a co-captain in 2016 and 2017 … was the Team MVP and First Team All East Bay in 2016 and on the High School All-American Watch List in 2017 … was a member of the U14 National Team Roster … 2017 Girls National IMG Academy … Top-100: Top Drawer Soccer … also played soccer for the Mustang SC ECNL 98/99 team … Honor Roll … California Scholarship Federation member.

Club: Mustang SC ECNL 98/99 … 2017 ECNL Top 16 Team … 2017 ECNL Bay Area/Northwest Conference Champions.

Recent Games
Oct 23 at WPI T, 2-2
Oct 26 Emerson College W, 3-0
Nov 1 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 1-0
Nov 3 Springfield College W, 2-1
Nov 10 vs. Vassar College W, 4-1
Nov 11 at No. 14 Amherst College L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 23 10
Games started 23 10
Goals 1 1
Assists 1 0
Points 3 2
Shots 20 6
Shot Pct .050 .167
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 31 Carleton T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 1 at No. 25 Brandeis University L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 4 at Worcester State University W, 7-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 5 Lesley University W, 5-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 Bridgewater State University W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 11 Roger Williams University W, 7-0 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 at Wheaton College W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 18 at Salem State University W, 7-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Smith College W, 4-2 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 26 at Tufts University L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 Clark University W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 at Mount Holyoke College W, 10-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 7 at No. 2 Williams College T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 9 Wellesley College W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 13 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 16 Babson College W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Springfield College W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 23 at WPI T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 26 Emerson College W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 1 U.S. Coast Guard Academy W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 3 Springfield College W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 10 vs. Vassar College W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 11 at No. 14 Amherst College L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 22 18 .18 .14 .50 1.27 .143 .64 .500
2018-19 23 23 .04 .04 .13 .87 .050 .30 .350
2019-20 8 8 .00 .13 .13 1.63 .000 .63 .385
Total 53 49 .09 .09 .28 1.15 .082 .49 .426
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2017-18 22 18 4 3 11 28 .143 14 .500 1 0 0-0 2
2018-19 23 23 1 1 3 20 .050 7 .350 1 0 0-0 0
2019-20 8 8 0 1 1 13 .000 5 .385 1 0 0-0 0
Total 53 49 5 5 15 61 .082 26 .426 3 0 0-0 2
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 23 23 .04 .04 .13 .87 .050 .30 .350
Conference 10 10 .10 .00 .20 .60 .167 .30 .500
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 11 .09 .09 .27 1.27 .071 .45 .357
Away 11 11 .00 .00 .00 .55 .000 .18 .333
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
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Wins 17 17 .06 .06 .18 .76 .077 .35 .462
Losses 3 3 .00 .00 .00 .67 .000 .33 .500
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August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 3.00 .000 .00 .000
September 10 10 .00 .10 .10 1.00 .000 .40 .400
October 8 8 .13 .00 .25 .50 .250 .25 .500
November 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .75 .000 .25 .333
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 23 23 1 1 3 20 .050 7 .350 1 0 0-0 0
Conference 10 10 1 0 2 6 .167 3 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 11 11 1 1 3 14 .071 5 .357 1 0 0-0 0
Away 11 11 0 0 0 6 .000 2 .333 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 17 17 1 1 3 13 .077 6 .462 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 3 3 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0 .000 1 0 0-0 0
September 10 10 0 1 1 10 .000 4 .400 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 8 1 0 2 4 .250 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0
November 4 4 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0