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19 Malia Tano
19 Malia Tano
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.-3L*
Hometown: Lake Forest, Calif.
High School: El Toro
Position: F/M
Major: Hotel and Restaurant Management

Academic Notes: Majoring in hotel and restaurant management…3.30 high school GPA...Two-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient in 2012, 2013 and 2014... Athletic Director Honor Roll in 2011-12...Big Sky All-Academic Selection in 2012, 2013 and 2014. 

2014 (Senior): Played in 20 games with 14 starts... Attempted four shots with two on goal.

2013 (RS Junior): Played in all 19 games with 12 starts… Scored one goal with two assists for a total of four points… Scored first goal of the season at Long Beach State for the game-winning goal… Two assists came against Bakersfield to Cierra Gamble for the game-winning goal and against Sacramento State.

2012 (RS Freshman): Played in all 19 games with eight starts...Earned first career start against Arizona State...Earned starts in six of nine conference games...Totaled two goals for four points...Scored goals against San Jose State and Idaho State...Goal against San Jose State was the game-winning score...Tied for second on the team in goals (2)...Attempted 11 shots, placing four on goal...Attempted career-high three shots at Idaho State...Played a career-high 78 minutes against Eastern Washington.

2011 (Freshman): Utilized redshirt year.

High School: Three-year letter winner, four-year starter, one-year team captain in soccer at El Toro HS…Also started one year in cross country and track and field…Soccer team reached CIF semifinals during sophomore season…Received most improved award during sophomore season…Also played for So Cal Blues club soccer team…Club team went undefeated in 2010.

Personal: Malia Kiana Tano was born April 8, 1993 in Irvine, Calif....Daughter of Karen and Ken Tano…One older sister, Chelsea...Stepfather Ali Malaekeh is a club soccer coach in southern California...Hobbies include shopping, going to the beach and traveling.