19 Gabriela Maldonado
19 Gabriela Maldonado
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
High School: LSU
Position: M
g 0
a 0
pts 0
gw 0

2016 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
U-17 Colombian Women’s National Team
2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Participant

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Emerged as one of the team’s top attacking threats over the course of her freshman season in 2015 … A catalyst in the Tigers locking up an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011 and fifth time in team history … Made 21 appearances with 16 starts for the Tigers as a true freshman … Ended the season as the team’s fourth-leading scorer with four goals and three assists for 11 points on the campaign … Netted one goal and dished out two assists in SEC play while making nine appearances with eight starts during the league season … Helped the Tigers claim a seventh-place finish on the final SEC table with a 5-4-2 mark and 17 points in conference play … Helped fire the Tigers into the SEC Tournament semifinals by scoring the game-winning goals in each of the team’s 2-1 wins over Kentucky in the first round and Missouri in the quarterfinal round … Scored the winner in the 47th minute against Kentucky and 18th minute against Missouri at the SEC Tournament in Orange Beach … Scored her first career goal in the 47th minute of LSU’s 4-1 win over Western Kentucky on Aug. 28 while making her first career start at the “Battle on the Bayou” … Also scored the opening goal in the 64th minute of LSU’s 2-1 win over Missouri on Oct. 9 during the regular season … Assisted Debbie Hahn’s game-winning goal against Missouri and Jorian Baucom’s game-tying goal in a 1-1 draw against 17th-ranked South Carolina during the regular season … Was also credited with an assist in LSU’s 5-1 defeat of Marquette in the team’s regular-season finale on Sept. 20 … Started each of the team’s final 11 matches of the 2015 season, culminating with an appearance in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at South Alabama on Nov. 11 … Honored for her performance in the classroom after the end of the 2015-16 athletic season with a selection to the SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll … Earned her first varsity letter with the Tigers.

PRIOR TO LSU
A rising star in the Colombian Women’s National Team system … A former member of the Under-17 Colombian Women’s National Team in 2012 under the direction of head coach Felipe Taborda … Started all three group play matches for Colombia at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan … Scored on the stroke of halftime in the 44th minute in Colombia’s 4-0 victory over tournament host Azerbaijan in the opening match of group play at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Also started in a 1-0 defeat to Canada in the second group play match that also featured future LSU teammate Summer Clarke as the game-winning goal scorer for the Canadian side … Ended her World Cup experience in Colombia’s lineup that faced Nigeria in the final match of the group stage … Played a total of 210 minutes for her country at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Competed against eventual FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup champion France in a friendly match held prior to the start of the World Cup … Also represented her country in a third-place team finish at the Conmebol South American U-17 Championship in 2012 and at the Copa Libertadores de America Qualification National Tournament in 2012, 2013 and 2014 … A five-year veteran of the Bogota State Team directed by Didier Luna … A three-time Colombian National League U-18 National Champion while leading her Bogota State Team to the title in 2009, 2010 and 2013 … Also helped lead the team to a pair of silver-medal-winning runner-up team finishes at the U-18 National Tournament in 2011 and 2014 … Added four U-18 regional championships as a member of the Bogota State Team in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 … Played club soccer with Gol Star under the direction of head coach Diego Rodriguez, leading the team to six-straight U-20 state championships from 2009-14 … A member of back-to-back Elite category state championship teams with Gol Star in 2013 and 2014 … Starred for her high school team at Colegio Nueva Granada with Ricardo Martinez serving as the head coach … Powered Colegio Nueva Granada to five-straight A Team Uncoli Tournament titles from 2010-14 … Named a two-time A Team Uncoli Tournament MVP in 2012 and 2013 … Won four-straight High School Binational Games championships from 2011-14 as the tournament’s leading scorer in each year … Was selected to the High School Binational Games Dream Team in each season and honored as a two-time MVP during the event in 2013 and 2014 … A veteran of the Feria de las Flores Medellin International Club Tournament during a heralded prep career … Identified as an emerging attacking talent attending an IMG Soccer Academy in Bradenton, Florida, in 2009.

PERSONAL
Full name is Gabriela Maldonado von Arnim … Born on Nov. 25, 1996 … Parents are Juan Pablo Maldonado and Kristine von Arnim … Has a younger sister, Beatriz Maldonado … Has an aunt, Danielle von Arnim, who played college golf with the BYU Cougars … An outstanding student at Colegio Nueva Granada during her prep career … An “Outstanding Achievement” honoree in such subjects as global studies and human geography … Was also an “all-around excellence” honoree in physics … Majoring in industrial engineering.

Recent Games
Oct 1 Colgate L, 3-0
Oct 7 at Lehigh L, 1-0
Oct 14 Holy Cross L, 1-0
Oct 18 at Loyola (Md.) W, 2-1
Oct 22 at Lafayette L, 3-1
Oct 28 Army West Point L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 2
Games started 7 2
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Points 0 0
Shots 11 0
Shot Pct .000 -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 9 UMBC   - - - - - - - -
Aug 18 vs. Stetson L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 20 at South Florida L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Aug 24 VMI W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Aug 27 at VCU L, 5-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 at Longwood L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 3 George Washington L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 Campbell L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 10 Vermont L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Boston U. L, 6-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 23 at Bucknell L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 27 Navy L, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Colgate L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Lehigh L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 Holy Cross L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at Loyola (Md.) W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Lafayette L, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Army West Point L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Maryland   - - - - - - - -
Mar 25 at Loyola (Md.)   - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Towson   - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 8 7 .00 .00 .00 1.38 .000 .88 .636
2018-19 - - - - - - - - -
Total 8 7 .00 .00 .00 1.38 .000 .88 .636
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2017-18 8 7 0 0 0 11 .000 7 .636 0 0 0-0 0
2018-19 - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Total 8 7 0 0 0 11 .000 7 .636 0 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 8 7 .00 .00 .00 1.38 .000 .88 .636
Conference 2 2 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 3 .00 .00 .00 2.33 .000 1.33 .571
Away 4 3 .00 .00 .00 .75 .000 .50 .667
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
-
Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 7 .00 .00 .00 1.38 .000 .88 .636
-
August 3 2 .00 .00 .00 1.33 .000 1.00 .750
September 5 5 .00 .00 .00 1.40 .000 .80 .571
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 8 7 0 0 0 11 .000 7 .636 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 2 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Home 3 3 0 0 0 7 .000 4 .571 0 0 0-0 0
Away 4 3 0 0 0 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
-
Wins - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Losses 8 7 0 0 0 11 .000 7 .636 0 0 0-0 0
-
August 3 2 0 0 0 4 .000 3 .750 0 0 0-0 0
September 5 5 0 0 0 7 .000 4 .571 0 0 0-0 0