9 Maria Sanchez
9 Maria Sanchez
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: American Falls, Idaho
High School: American Falls/Idaho State
Previous College: Idaho State
Position: Forward
g 5
a 6
pts 16
gw 0

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2017: Appeared in all 23 games and made 15 starts … tied for the WCC lead with six assists and scored five goals for 16 points … picked up an assist against San Jose State in her Bronco debut … had an assist at No. 7 UCLA … had an assist vs. Washington State … scored a goal vs. No. 23 Michigan … scored at Notre Dame … had one goal at Seattle … picked up an assist at Portland … scored a goal and had two assists vs. BYU … scored a goal in the second round of the NCAA Tournament vs. Vanderbilt.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015: Played at Idaho State ... played in 17 games for the Bengals with 17 starts ... led the squad in points (34), shots (90), shots on goal (46) and goals (15) and led the conference in shots, shots per game, points, points per game, goals and goals per game ... second on the team in assists with four ... finished ranked tied for 15th in the nation in goals scored and finished second goals scored in a single season in ISU history ... averaged 2.0 points per game to rank first in ISU history in points per game in a single season ... averaged .880 goals per game to rank first in ISU history in goals per game in a single season ... recorded the third-ever hat trick in ISU history after scoring three goals at Utah State on Sept. 13 ... scored at least two goals in four games ... was a perfect 4-for-4 on penalty kicks ... named First Team All-Conference in addition to earning the Big Sky Golden Boot award.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Played at Idaho State ... seven goals were the second most on the team and fourth highest in the Big Sky while her eight assists led the conference and team as well as ranking fifth in school history ... her 65 shots and 33 shots on goal are the third highest totals in school history ... honorable mention All-Conference ... named to Big Sky All-Academic team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letterwinner at American Falls High School … was the leading scorer in the state for four  years … was the team MVP for Four Years … scored 26 goals her freshman season, 34 goals her sophomore season, 50 goals her junior season and 68 goals her senior season for a career total of 178 … during Sanchez's senior season she scored a hat-trick in 13 consecutive games … led American Falls to the 2012 district championship … was twice the Idaho State Journal Soccer Player of the Year … was also a four-year letter winner in basketball, she lettered twice in track and once in softball … had her number retired by American Falls High School.
 
PERSONAL: Daughter of Roberto and Irene Sanchez ... has a brother, Samual, and a sister Liliana ... was elected homecoming queen ... a member of the U-20 Mexican National Team ... sutied up for one game for Mexico in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

Recent Games
Oct 27 San Francisco W, 2-0
Nov 2 San Diego W, 3-0
Nov 4 BYU W, 4-3
Nov 11 at California W, 2-1
Nov 17 vs. Vanderbilt University W, 3-1
Nov 19 at South Carolina L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 23 9
Games started 15 2
Goals 5 1
Assists 6 3
Points 16 5
Shots 46 18
Shot Pct .109 .056
Penalty kicks 2-2 1-1
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 11 Red & White Scrimmage   - - - - - - - -
Aug 18 San José State W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Aug 20 at California L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Aug 24 at UCLA L, 4-2 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 27 Washington State W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 1 vs. Michigan T, 1-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 3 at Notre Dame L, 4-1 1 1 0 2 5 .200 1-1 0
Sep 8 at USC L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 11 at Seattle University W, 4-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 17 Stanford L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 21 UC Irvine W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Cal Poly W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 29 Loyola Marymount W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 1 Pepperdine L, 5-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 at Portland W, 4-1 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 at Gonzaga W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Saint Mary's W, 6-1 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 22 at Pacific W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 27 San Francisco W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 San Diego W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 4 BYU W, 4-3 - 1 2 4 2 .500 1-1 0
Nov 11 at California W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 17 vs. Vanderbilt University W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 19 at South Carolina 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 23 15 .22 .26 .70 2.00 .109 1.04 .522
2018-19 13 10 .31 .69 1.31 2.69 .114 1.31 .486
Total 36 25 .25 .42 .92 2.25 .111 1.14 .506
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2017-18 23 15 5 6 16 46 .109 24 .522 1 0 2-2 0
2018-19 13 10 4 9 17 35 .114 17 .486 0 0 2-3 3
Total 36 25 9 15 33 81 .111 41 .506 1 0 4-5 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 23 15 .22 .26 .70 2.00 .109 1.04 .522
Conference 9 2 .11 .33 .56 2.00 .056 1.33 .667
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 4 .11 .44 .67 2.22 .050 1.22 .550
Away 12 9 .17 .17 .50 1.92 .087 .92 .478
Neutral 2 2 1.00 .00 2.00 1.50 .667 1.00 .667
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Wins 15 8 .20 .33 .73 2.13 .094 1.20 .563
Losses 7 6 .14 .14 .43 1.71 .083 .71 .417
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August 4 4 .00 .75 .75 2.00 .000 1.00 .500
September 8 7 .38 .00 .75 1.88 .200 .75 .400
October 6 2 .00 .17 .17 2.00 .000 1.33 .667
November 5 2 .40 .40 1.20 2.20 .182 1.20 .545
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 23 15 5 6 16 46 .109 24 .522 1 0 2-2 0
Conference 9 2 1 3 5 18 .056 12 .667 0 0 1-1 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 4 1 4 6 20 .050 11 .550 0 0 1-1 0
Away 12 9 2 2 6 23 .087 11 .478 1 0 1-1 0
Neutral 2 2 2 0 4 3 .667 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 15 8 3 5 11 32 .094 18 .563 0 0 1-1 0
Losses 7 6 1 1 3 12 .083 5 .417 1 0 1-1 0
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August 4 4 0 3 3 8 .000 4 .500 1 0 0-0 0
September 8 7 3 0 6 15 .200 6 .400 0 0 1-1 0
October 6 2 0 1 1 12 .000 8 .667 0 0 0-0 0
November 5 2 2 2 6 11 .182 6 .545 0 0 1-1 0