17 Maya Nielan
17 - Maya Nielan
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Vista
Position: D
Major: Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science
Team: Mustang SC ECNL 98/99
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Career Highs
Goals 1 Six Times - Most Recently vs. Worcester State (October 1, 2019)
Assists 1 Five Times - Most Recently at Roger Williams (September 10, 2019)
Points 2 Six Times - Most Recently vs. Worcester State (October 1, 2019)
Shots 4 Three Times - Most Recently vs. Salem State (September 17, 2019)


2020:
- Season Cancelled Due to Covid-19
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference

2019: [SEASON STATS]
- CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team
- CoSIDA Academic All-District
- United Soccer Coaches All-America Second Team
- D3Soccer.com All-America Second Team
- United Soccer Coaches All-Region First Team
- United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America First Team
- United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-Region First Team
- NEWMAC Defensive Athlete of the Year
- NEWMAC All-Conference First Team
- NEWISA All-Region
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
- Started in all 24 matches as a junior
- Posted one goal and one assist for three points
- Helped MIT lead NCAA Division III as a team in goals against average (.162), save percentage (.941) and shutout percentage (.833)
- Offensively as a team ranked in the top ten nationally in goals, shots on goal per game, points, shots per game and assists
- Helped MIT break ten team records and to its third straight NEWMAC title
- Led MIT to its highest ranking in program history at No. 5 in the United Soccer Coaches D3 National Poll

2018:
[SEASON STATS]
- NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
- Led MIT to ten shutouts and a goals against average of 0.79, both of which led the NEWMAC
- Was part of a team that won its second straight NEWMAC Championship

2017: [SEASON STATS]
- NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team
- NEWMAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week (9/5)
- 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
- Scored her first collegiate goal in a 3-2 against Brandeis on September 1
- Tallied her first collegiate assist in a 7-1 win against Salem State (9/19)
- 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

Favorite Moment as an MIT Student-Athlete:
- Winning three straight NEWMAC regular season and tournament championships

Off the Field at MIT:
- Majoring in mechanical engineering and computer science
- Minoring in computer science
- Concentration in product design
- Summer intern at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
- Intern at The Boeing Company
- MIT tour guide
- Alpha Phi

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
- Team MVP and First Team All East Bay in 2016
- Placed 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
- Honor Roll
- California Scholarship Federation

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

Recent Games
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games - -
Games started - -
Goals - -
Assists - -
Points 0 0
Shots - -
Shot Pct - -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals - -
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 at Brandeis University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 Bridgewater State University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 Johnson & Wales University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Lesley University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Trinity College   - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Roger Williams University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Salem State University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Wheaton College   - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Tufts University   - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Smith College   - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at Williams College   - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at Worcester State University   - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Clark University   - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Mount Holyoke College   - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 Wellesley College   - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 U.S. Coast Guard Academy   - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Babson College   - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Springfield College   - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at WPI   - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Emerson College   - - - - - - - -
  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 24 24 .04 .04 .13 1.21 .034 .46 .379
2020-21 - - - - - - - - -
2021-22 6 5 .33 .00 .67 .67 .500 .33 .500
Total 75 70 .11 .07 .28 1.08 .099 .45 .420
  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 24 24 1 1 3 29 .034 11 .379 1 0 0-0 0
2020-21 - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
2021-22 6 5 2 0 4 4 .500 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Total 75 70 8 5 21 81 .099 34 .420 3 0 0-0 2
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - -
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  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Conference - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Away - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Losses - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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