Rice -- Experienced and versatile senior who is a key midfield cog... In Fadool's career the Owls are 30-9-1 with her in the starting lineup and 8-11-4 when she does not start... Does a great job of creating a rhythm and possession... Unselfish and dependable teammate... Moved into seventh place on the Owls' all-time list for career games played (63) with a chance to finish among the career leaders in starts, goals and points... One of just five players on the current squad to play in two NCAA tournament games... 2005: Played in all 21 games with 11 starts... Scored goals in back-to-back wins over Texas Southern and Texas State... Assisted on Samantha Conn's goal on the road at Nebraska... Took a season-high two shots in a game four times... Finished with a .267 shots-on-goal percentage... 2004 -- Played in all 22 games with 14 starts... Tied for fourth on the team in points (8)... Finished fourth in goals (3) with scores against Army, Texas Southern and North Texas... Took a season-high two shots on goal twice, on the road at TCU and at Northwestern State... Tallied a pair of assists on two game-winning goals, on the road at Texas State and against Western Athletic Conference opponent San Jose State... 2003 -- Played in every game as a true freshman... Started the last 15 games of the season after the team's 0-4-1 start and helped spark the Owls to an 11-4 record to close out the year... Made first collegiate start in the 1-0 win over SEC power Alabama... Scored a goal and assisted on the game-winner in the 2-1 overtime win vs. Boise State... Attempted 18 shots on the season, including a career-high four in the overtime road win at conference rival Texas-El Paso... Was more involved with the attack in the second half of the season (taking six shots in her first 12 games played, but 12 shots in the Owls' last eight games).
Club -- Member of the 2003 Under-18 national champion Dallas Texans.
High School -- 2003 graduate of Heritage High School in Colleyville... Four-year letterwinner and starter under Lincoln Hunt... Team MVP and offensive player of the year three times... A four-time all-district selection... Team captain in 2003... District 5-5A midfielder of the year in 2002... Maintained a 5.3 GPA (5.0 scale).
Personal -- Full Name: Maria Elizabeth Fadool. Birthdate: May 30, 1985, at Richmond, Va. Parents: Victor and Nanette Fadool of Colleyville (one brother). College: Baker.
Rice Stats Year GP/GS Shots Goals Asst. Points GWG 2003 20/15 18 1 1 3 0 2004 22/14 13 3 2 8 0 2005 21/11 15 2 1 5 0 Totals 63/40 46 6 4 16 0