7 Marissa Malta
Marissa Malta

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Whitehouse Station, N.J.

High School:
Hunterdon Central Regional

Height:
5-7

Position:
D/M

Club:
Great Fleming



04/03/2012

Women's Soccer Participates In Habitat For Humanity

Second Straight Year Black Knights Volunteer

09/22/2011

Malta's First Career Tally Lifts Army Past Howard

Black Knights Post Seventh Shutout in 1-0 Win

Milestone: Two-year letterwinner.

2011: Appeared in nine games, drawing starts in two ... scored a goal and assist during that span as Army outscored its opponents 10-6 en route to posting a 4-2-3 mark ...celebrated first collegiate start with first career goal and game winner in 1-0 home blanking of Howard ... beat the keeper with an eight-yard shot into the left corner of the net scored in the 60th minute for Army's sixth win of the season ... goal in the first half - 11 minutes into the game connected on a rebound into the right corner following a header that hit the crossbar - was nullified when Army was ruled offsides ... ripped three straight back-to-back on-goal attempts over a two-minute span early in the second half, the first a header followed by shots of 18 and 12 yards, before connecting ... fired a career-high seven shots in win ... in the starting lineup versus Marist three days later (Sept. 25) in 1-0 decision over the Red Foxes ... drew duty in four of first five Patriot League matches ... recorded first career point in 2-1 setback to Delaware three days prior to winning goal versus Howard ... set up Kim An's goal in the 82nd minute as Army averted the shutout ... six of 13 shots were on goal.

2010: Drew action in eight games ... Army posted a 5-2-1 record over that span to include five shutouts along with outscoring opponents 13-3 ... first collegiate action came in 4-0 road win at Central Connecticut in late August ... on the field in both victories when Army captured its own Black Knight Classic in early September following 3-0 decisions over Marist and Vermont ... registered first collegiate shot in 2-1 overtime loss to Brown ... lone Patriot League appearance came against Lafayette in 0-0 double overtime draw.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Hunterdon Central Regional ... drew duty as a midfielder and defender along with seeing time at forward ... named first-team all-conference and All-Delaware honors in 2009 ... served as team captain senior year ... led team to Hunterdon/Warren County tournament titles in 2006 and 2007 ... played club for Reading Travel (1998-03), Parsippany Soccer Club (2003-09) and the Great Fleming Soccer Club (2009-10) ... New Jersey State Cup semifinalists in 2006 and 2008 ... captured the Super Y Mid-Atlantic Division title in 2008 along with qualifying for the national finals ... three-year member of the ODP team and two-time co-captain.

Personal: Given name is Marissa Lynn Malta ... parents' names are Bill and Karen Malta ... President's Award winner for outstanding academic achievement ... American Legion scholarship winner ... ranked in top five percent in U.S. for mathematical ACT scores and in top ten percent for SAT scores ... two older brothers ... Matt (23) graduated from Ramapo College in 2011 and Chris (26) is a 2008 graduate of Virginia Military Institute ... father played football at Southern Connecticut and Glassboro State ... cousin Danielle Malta (Bryant '09) was a first team All-American in soccer and an Academic All-American ... paternal grandfather, Nick Malta, served in the Air Force ... majoring in Engineering Management.

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