Women’s Soccer


Two @azusapacific student-athletes nominated by @ThePacWest for 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year. https://t.co/lbf7VqJVdZ https://t.co/vCUipw2E5R
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Player Profile

Mayra Almazan

Mayra Almazan

HometownLa Puente, Calif.
High SchoolSouth Hills HS

2014 (junior): Appeared in 18 games ... started in 16 games ... Led the Cougars with seven goals ... also led the Cougars with four assists ... scored two goals against Dixie State on Oct. 23rd ... registered a goal and an assist in victory vs. Notre Dame de Namur (Oct. 18)... Had eight shots vs. UC San Diego (Sept. 11) and Academy of Art (Oct. 30) ... led the PacWest in shots (74) ... First Team All-PacWest honoree ... Second Team All-West Region Honoree by Daktronics ... PacWest All-Academic Team

2013 (sophomore): Played in 18 matches, starting four times in her first season with the program ... Named PacWest Player of the Year and an NCCAA All-American after scoring a team-high 11 goals with three assists ... Named NSCAA/NCCAA Division I Player of the Year ... Recorded six game-winning goals ... Scored the golden goal in a 2-1 win overtime win over Dallas Baptist in the NCCAA championship match on Dec. 7 ... Scored twice in a 2-0 NCCAA semifinal win against Point Loma on Dec. 6 ... Matched a season-high with two goals against Holy Names on Sept. 19 ... Named to the PacWest All-Academic team.

UC SANTA BARBARA (freshman): Played one season of soccer for head coach Paul Stumpf at UC Santa Barbara ... Appeared in 19 games, starting eight times ... Scored one goal, and tallied two assists ... Scored her lone goal in a 4-2 win over Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 19 ... Registered an assist in a 2-1 defeat of Weber State (Utah).

HIGH SCHOOL: Played four seasons of varsity soccer for head coach Scott Mocabee at South Hills High School in West Covina, Calif. ... Was a three-time All-Sierra League honoree ... Set the South Hills freshman scoring record with 16 goals in her first season ... Registered 12 goals and eight assists as a sophomore ... Recorded her third 10+ goal season as a junior, finishing with 11.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 7, 1994 to Oscar and Kathya Almazan in West Covina, Calif. ... Father, Oscar, is a driver ... Mother, Kathya, is an events decorator ... Has three older brothers, Roberto, Diego, and Noe ... Majoring in psychology ... Wants to pursue a career in health care, preferably working with children.