9 Maria Sanchez
9 Maria Sanchez
Height: 5-5
Year: RS Senior
Hometown: American Falls, Idaho
High School: American Falls/Idaho State
Previous College: Idaho State
Position: Forward
g 8
a 16
pts 32
gw 4

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2018: First Team All-WCC … First Team All-West Region  … appeared in 19 games and made 16 starts … led the nation with 16 assists … tied for the team lead with eight goals and led with 32 points … had an assist at San Jose State … had four assists vs. Cal, tying a program record … scored the game-winner vs. North Texas … scored the game-winner vs. Kansas State … scored a goal vs. Notre Dame … had an assist vs. Texas Christian University … scored the game-winner and had two assists vs. Cal Poly … had an assist vs. St. Mary’s … scored the game-winner vs. Gonzaga … had an assist at San Diego … had four assists, tying a program record, vs. Pacific on Senior Day … scored two goals and had two assists vs. Milwaukee in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … scored a goal vs. No. 2 North Carolina State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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 21 Gonzaga W, 1-0
Oct 25 at San Diego W, 2-1
Oct 27 at BYU L, 2-0
Nov 3 Pacific W, 7-0
Nov 10 Wis.-Milwaukee W, 4-1
Nov 16 vs. North Carolina St. T, 1-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 7
Games started 16 4
Goals 8 1
Assists 16 6
Points 32 8
Shots 60 20
Shot Pct .133 .050
Penalty kicks 2-3 0-1
Game-winning goals 4 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 11 Red & White Scrimmage T, 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 17 at San José State W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 8 .000 0-0 0
Aug 20 California W, 4-1 1 0 4 4 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 27 North Texas W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1-1 1
Aug 30 Kansas State University W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1-1 1
Sep 2 at Texas A&M L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 North Carolina W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 Notre Dame W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 13 Texas Christian University W, 3-0 1 0 1 1 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Stanford T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 Cal Poly W, 5-1 1 1 2 4 2 .500 0-0 1
Sep 23 at UC Santa Barbara W, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at San Francisco W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Loyola Marymount W, 3-2 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Pepperdine L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Saint Mary's W, 4-1 - 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 Portland W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 4 .000 0-1 0
Oct 21 Gonzaga W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 25 at San Diego W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 27 at BYU L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 3 Pacific W, 7-0 1 0 4 4 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 10 Wis.-Milwaukee W, 4-1 1 2 2 6 7 .286 0-0 0
Nov 16 vs. North Carolina St. T, 1-1 1 1 0 2 7 .143 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 19 16 .42 .84 1.68 3.16 .133 1.79 .567
Total 42 31 .31 .52 1.14 2.52 .123 1.38 .547
  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 19 16 8 16 32 60 .133 34 .567 1 0 2-3 4
Total 42 31 13 22 48 106 .123 58 .547 2 0 4-5 4
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 19 16 .42 .84 1.68 3.16 .133 1.79 .567
Conference 7 4 .14 .86 1.14 2.86 .050 1.71 .600
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 10 .58 1.17 2.33 2.67 .219 1.92 .719
Away 6 5 .00 .33 .33 3.50 .000 1.00 .286
Neutral 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 7.00 .143 5.00 .714
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Wins 15 12 .47 1.07 2.00 3.00 .156 1.80 .600
Losses 2 2 .00 .00 .00 3.50 .000 1.00 .286
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August 4 4 .50 1.25 2.25 3.25 .154 1.25 .385
September 7 6 .29 .43 1.00 2.29 .125 1.14 .500
October 5 3 .20 .40 .80 3.00 .067 1.80 .600
November 3 3 1.00 2.00 4.00 5.33 .188 4.00 .750
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 19 16 8 16 32 60 .133 34 .567 1 0 2-3 4
Conference 7 4 1 6 8 20 .050 12 .600 1 0 0-1 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 12 10 7 14 28 32 .219 23 .719 0 0 2-3 4
Away 6 5 0 2 2 21 .000 6 .286 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 1 0 2 7 .143 5 .714 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 15 12 7 16 30 45 .156 27 .600 0 0 2-3 4
Losses 2 2 0 0 0 7 .000 2 .286 1 0 0-0 0
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August 4 4 2 5 9 13 .154 5 .385 0 0 2-2 2
September 7 6 2 3 7 16 .125 8 .500 0 0 0-0 1
October 5 3 1 2 4 15 .067 9 .600 1 0 0-1 1
November 3 3 3 6 12 16 .188 12 .750 0 0 0-0 0