Crusaders Women's Soccer BIO
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Claire Malone
Player Profile:
Claire Malone 2288086
Position: Defender
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glen Ridge, N.J.
High School: Glen Ridge
  • A Veteran Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

Career Honors:
2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll 

2015 (Junior):

  • Started in all 17 games on defense

2014 (Sophomore):

  • Started all 18 games on defense
  • Totaled two assists on the season
  • Picked up first career assist on the game-winner in a 2-0 victory against Albany (9/7)
  • Notched a helper in a 1-1 draw versus Fairfield (9/11)
  • Part of a back line that allowed the second least amount of goals (15) in program history
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Freshman):

  • Played in all 18 games with 16 starts at defense
  • Earned first career start versus Maine (8/23)
  • Appeared in all five shutouts against Quinnipiac (9/8), Hartford (9/13), Loyola (Md.) (9/21), New Hampshire (9/25) and UMass Lowell (10/15)
  • Was part of a Holy Cross defense that allowed the fourth least amount of goals scored (20) in team history

High School:

  • Four-year member of the varsity soccer team at Glen Ridge High School for head coach Oscar Viteri
  • Team captain senior year
  • Earned Defender of the Year team honors and Worrall Publications Player of the Year honors in 2012
  • Teams high scorer in 2009, 2010 and 2011
  • Name first team All-Super Essex Conference in 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Named to the Star Ledger first team All-Group 1 and first team All-Essex County in 2011 and 2012, first team All-Essex County Coaches in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and Worrall Publications first team in 2009-2012
  • Team won the Group 1 Stat Championship and Group 1 North Sectional Championship in 2012
  • Scored 41 goals and had 15 assists in her career
  • Also a member of the SDFC Lynx club soccer team of the Region 1 Premier League
  • Team won the Jefferson Cup Championship, State Cup Championship and Region 1 Premier Championship in 2012 and was ranked No. 4 in the country
  • Served as team captain from 2008-2013
  • Also a four-year varsity member of the varsity lacrosse team

Personal:

  • Daughter of Thomas Malone and Wendy Day
  • Has two sisters (Madeline & Sarah)
  • Sister Madeline was a four-year member of the soccer team at Colgate and sister Sarah is currently a member of the Lafayette lacrosse team (class of 2015)
  • Majoring in Sociology
SeasonGP-GSGoalsAssistsPointsShotsShot%SOGSOG%GWPK-Att
2013 18-16 0 0 0 18 .000 11 .611 0 0-0
2014 18-18 0 2 2 10 .000 7 .700 0 0-0
2015 17-17 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0-0
TOTAL 53-51 0 2 2 30 .000 19 .633 0 0-0
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