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Marie Moore
Player Profile:
Marie Moore 1746850
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Brick, N.J.
High School: Brick Memorial
Club: T3 Elite
Experience: 2 Letters
  • 2014 MPSF Rookie of the Week (March 10)
  • 2014 All-MPSF Second Team
  • 2015 All-MPSF Second Team
  • 2015 MPSF All-Academic Team
  • 2015 MPSF Offensive Player of the Week (April 20)

SOPHOMORE (2015): In her second year with the Buffs, Moore continued to shine. She was among the team leaders in points (31), goals (26), assists (5), ground balls (36), draw controls (60), shots (62), and shots on goal (55). Her .887 shots on goal percentage was the best on the team, as were her 60 draw controls and 18 caused turnovers. The midfielder helped lead her team to an 11-7 overall season record and played in all 18 games, starting in all but one. She also earned All-MPSF second team for the second year in a row, MPSF All-Academic, and MPSF Offensive Player of the Week (April 20). She scored a goal in each of the first two games of the year against No. 19 Denver and Marquette, adding five draw controls against DU. She had seven draw controls in a dominating 19-0 shutout against Presbyterian on March 2. Moore started a 12-game goal streak on March 22 with a score in a 14-13 double-overtime victory at Michigan. She had two or more goals in seven straight games from April 3 until she scored one goal in a win over Oregon on April 26. She totaled a season-high seven points with season highs of four goals and three assists in a 21-5 win over Saint Mary's (Calif.) on April 17. She also had three-goal games against No. 13 Stanford, San Diego State and Fresno State, and two-goal games against UC Davis, Southern California and California. Moore had a season-high 11 draw controls in her three-goal game against Fresno State on April 24. One of her best defensive games came in an 8-6 win over Oregon on April 26 when she had five ground balls and four caused turnovers. She had a goal and an assist in a win over San Diego State on April 30 in the first round of the MPSF Tournament.

FRESHMAN (2014): The 2014 co-captain proved a true leader in her freshman season. Moore was one of seven Buffs to start all 19 games, and led the team with 68 draw controls, 43 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers. Moore also set CU single-game records with seven ground balls (against Brown) and 11 draw controls (against Old Dominion). Her 11 draw controls also matched a 2014 MPSF single-game high. Moore had five or more draw controls in five different games. She ranked in the top four on the team in points (32), goals (29), free-position goals (11), shots (53) and shots on goal (44). She ranked in the MPSF top eight in ground balls, draw controls, shots and free-position goals per game. Moore scored goals in 14 games, beginning the season on a six-game scoring streak. She recorded six hat tricks and scored at least two goals on nine occasions. Moore earned an MPSF Rookie of the Week title for recording hat tricks and netting game-winners in back-to-back games against Temple and Fresno State, the latter of which served as CU’s first ever conference victory. In the MPSF Tournament, Moore tallied two goals, six draw controls, three caused turnovers (becoming one of only two Buffs to record three in a single game) and two ground balls.

COACH ELLIOTT ON MOORE: "Marie is a strong, solid midfielder. Her athleticism, speed, skill and competitive drive make her a threat all over the field. Marie is the type of player that will never give up and can grind it out mentally and physically. We are extremely excited to have Marie in our first ever recruiting class and believe she will excel at CU."

HIGH SCHOOL: Moore and the Brick Memorial lacrosse team accomplished a lot in three seasons before Moore was forced to sit out her senior year with an ACL injury. In Moore's first year with the team, the Mustangs recorded their first ever winning season. In her freshman and sophomore seasons, she was named third-team All-Shore. The team's captain for three seasons, Moore scored 94 goals and had 73 assists her junior season while being named to the South Jersey National Team and picking up first-team All-Shore, third-team All-State and team MVP honors. Moore was the Shore's leading point scorer, netting 202 goals and adding 168 assists in three seasons. She was named 2013 ESPN Player to Watch. Moore was also skilled on the soccer pitch. She was her team's captain her junior and senior seasons and earned three MVP honors. She was also a first-team All-County and A-South selection. She spent five seasons with the T3 Elite lacrosse club and helped the Brick Bullets soccer club to the 2009 State Cup Championship. Moore was also a two-year letter-winner in basketball.

IN THE CLASSROOM: Moore is an integrative physiology major.

PERSONAL: Marie Moore was born on September 26, 1994 to Bernadette and Adrien David Moore. Moore was on distinguished honor roll all four years of high school. She was a member of the Key Club her freshman year, the National Honor Society as a junior and the Peer Leadership mentoring program as a senior. She enjoys math and going to the beach. She is a New York Yankees fan who loves the music of Sublime.

 

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