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PENN STATE CAREER
2008 (Junior): Saw action in 12 games...Totaled six goals for the season, scoring two against Temple (2/24) and William & Mary (3/9)...Tallied three ground balls, two caused turnovers and two draw controls.
2007 (Sophomore): Played in all 17 games, earning the first start of her career in ALC Tournament semifinal game versus Northwestern (5/4)...Tied for seventh on the team with a career season-high nine goals...Shared the team lead in game-winning goals with two...Scored two goals against Princeton (3/17), Temple (3/20), and Loyola (3/31), all victories...Earned the first assist of her career versus Ohio State (4/20)...Tallied two ground balls and one draw control.
2006 (Freshman): Came off the bench to play in all 16 games...Despite receiving no starts, was ninth on the team in goals with seven...Found net once in three consecutive games early in the season (vs. Colgate, Bucknell, and Virginia)...Collected four ground balls and recorded two draw controls.
Received All-Delco honorable mention and All-Central League honors at Ridley H.S. as a freshman...Named Second Team All-Central and Second Team All-Delco as a sophomore...Scored 71 goals as a junior, earning first team All-Delco, first team All-Central and National Tournament Team honors...Received first team All-Central and All-Delco honors as a senior, leading the Central League in goals scored...Led the Raiders to the 2002 Class AAA District Tournament and to the District Finals in 2004...Named Most Athletic Female and received the Raider Lacrosse Award in 2005....Earned eight varsity letters (four in lacrosse and four in soccer)...Received All-Central honors for soccer all four years...Played on the SEPA club team.
Born Mariel Lyn Bryan on June 23, 1987 to parents, Maddy and Mark...Has three older siblings (Erica, Chris, and Lauren)...Sister, Lauren, played lacrosse at Penn State (2003-06), sister, Erica, played lacrosse at UMass (1994-97) and brother, Chris, played lacrosse at Rutgers (1999-2002).
QUOTING COACH ISIDOR
"Mariel is unstoppable one-on-one and has worked in the offseason to improve the other aspects of her game. She has been a spark on our attack for the last three years and we are looking for 2009 to be her best season yet."