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In the debut of our new feature shorts Tiger Bites, meet Maryse Bard-Martel of the Memphis women's soccer team.
Memphis Women's Soccer vs USF on September 28, 2014 at Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy.
2013 (Freshman) - Set freshman program records for a goalkeeper in saves (79), minutes played (1856:59) and shutouts (6) ... Finished season with 13-7-1 record, 79 saves, 1.31 goals-against average and .745 save percentage ... Posted her first shutout in season openere against Samford, making one save ... Had five saves in the win against Missouri and earned American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week honors ... Posted back-to-back shutouts against Western Kentucky and Alabama ... Set season high with nine saves against Alabama on Sept. 13 ... Had three more outings with eight saves, coming against Louisville, twice, and UConn.
Prior to Memphis -Standout goalkeeper for the U17 Canada National Team in the 2012 FIFA World Cup in Azerbaijan ... Did not play for her high school squad, but brings club experience with FC Boisbriand ... Helped club team to Quebec championship in 2009 and 2010 while finishing third among all Canadian club teams in both seasons ... Earned the Gold Glove award in 2009 and set record for fewest goals allowed in 2011 ... Current member of the U20 National Pool for Canada Women's Soccer.
Personal - Daughter of Helene and Claude Martel ... Enjoys coaching younger players, shopping and hanging out with friends ... Teammate of forward Valerie Sanderson for much of her career.