UND Roster

2016-17 Women's Soccer Roster

#14 Mariel Adams


Height 5'8''
Class Junior
Hometown Highlands Ranch, Colo.
High School Mountain Vista


  • Appeared in three games for Notre Dame
  • Played a total of 52 minutes during the 2016 season


  • Saw action in one game, entering late in Notre Dame’s 5-0 victory over Oakland in the NCAA Championship first round, playing 11 minutes


  • Did not play during the 2014 season due to injury


  • Saw time in three matches, playing a combined 39 minutes
  • Made college debut in second half of Notre Dame adidas Invitational opener against Oakland, playing season-high 20 minutes in 4-0 Fighting Irish win
  • Made appearance in first ACC match during latter stages of 5-0 win over #21 Maryland
  • Played 11 minutes in ACC win over Pittsburgh (3-0)


  • Member of U.S. Soccer Girls’ National Team player pools at U-14 and U-15 levels in 2009 and 2010, respectively.


  • Played for Region IV ODP squad in 2009-10, earning invitation to National ODP camp in July 2009
  • Regular member of Colorado state ODP team from 2008-11, serving as captain in 2009
  • Spent club career with Real Colorado and coach Jared Spires from 2007-13, including the final two seasons as team captain
  • Club reached Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) National Championship tournament in 2010 and 2011, finishing fifth in the latter season
  • Helped club to three Colorado State Cup titles (2007, 2008, 2010) and runner-up finish in 2009
  • Club was Region IV champion in 2010 and finalist in 2008 and 2011
  • Earned two invitations to U.S. Club National id2 Camp in February 2011 and July 2012
  • Received four-star rating in 2013 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player evaluations


  • Graduated from Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo., playing for coach Theresa Echtermeyer
  • Backbone of defense that led high school team to two Colorado Class 5A state championships (2011, 2013), as well as semifinal berth in 2010 and quarterfinal showing in 2012
  • MVHS also earned four Continental League 5A title during her career
  • In her four seasons, Golden Eagles compiled 62-6-5 record with 46 shutouts while allowing 36 goals total (nine per season)
  • Team was ranked No. 1 in nation in spring 2012 and No. 2 in 2013
  • As a senior in 2013, team went 19-1 and posted a staggering 75-6 aggregate (16 shutouts in 20 matches)
  • 2013 Continental League 5A Player of the Year
  • 2013 first-team all-state selection
  • Four-time first-team all-league choice
  • Two-time academic all-state honoree, having compiled 4.1 cumulative GPA during her prep career
  • Also competed in gymnastics earlier in career before turning attention to soccer full-time
  • Daughter of Sally and Kirk Adams
  • Second of four children
  • Older sister, Kelsey, is a junior on women’s rowing team at Syracuse
  • Father, Kirk, in a 1985 graduate of Columbia University, where he lettered in both football and baseball
  • Enjoys volunteering with programs designed to help children with special needs, including her high school’s Unified Sports Teams (special needs basketball and soccer squads)
  • Graduated from¬†Notre Dame’s top-ranked Mendoza College of Business as a marketing major

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