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#10 Adrianne Moreira
  • 4L
  • Defender/Midfielder
  • 5-3
  • Lilburn, Ga.
  • (Shiloh)

1998: Played 24 matches, starting five, for a total of 745 minutes...Was a valuable contributor in both the midfield and defense...Recorded two assists...Earned her second selection to the All-Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll...Ends her UF career fourth in minutes played (5,290) and games (83).

1997: Played in 14 matches, starting 13 for a total of 967 minutes...Started a then Gator record 54 consecutive matches (nine as a junior) before tearing posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) of right knee against Arkansas on Sept. 28...Returned to the Gators' starting lineup during the SEC Tournament on Nov. 6, scoring a goal in the championship match...Scored her first two collegiate goals to give the Gators a tie against nationally-ranked Maryland...Averaged almost 70 minutes a match before the injury...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

1996: Started in all 25 matches and ranked second on the squad in minutes played (1,959)...A second-team All-SEC selection...Named second-team All-Southeast Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)...Had first collegiate assist against Arkansas in the SEC Tournament Championship match that gave Florida a 2-1 lead in the first overtime period of UF's 3-2 sudden death overtime win...Integral part of a defense that totaled 15 shutouts in 1996. 1995: Started all 20 games for 1,618 minutes, second most on UF squad...Tri captain...Second team All SEC and third team NSCAA All South Region selection...Named Gators' Most Valuable Player at conclusion of inaugural season...Gators' starting sweeper and top defender, leading UF defense to 11 shutouts.

High School: Listed among the top 11 recruits in Region III according to 1995 Soccer America listing...Coached by Becky Printz at Shiloh High School...Three time all county selection...1995 state championship MVP...Two time team MVP...Three time member of Georgia state select team.

Club: Helped lead Lightning (Ga.) club team to 1996 U 19 regional title and third-place national finish, where she teamed with Gator teammates Genie Leonard and Lisa Olinyk...Participated in Region III national camp in Orlando in January of 1996...Toured Denmark and Holland in April of 1995 as a member of ODP Region III squad...Twelve years of club experience, most recently as a member of Fayettville Lightning...Led club team to three consecutive runner up finishes (1991 93) and 1994 state cup title...Played for club teams in Georgia, North Carolina and Texas...Member of Olympic Development Program's (ODP) under 19 national team which consists of nation's top 30 players.

Personal: Born February 23, 1977 in New Haven, Conn...Daughter of Carlos and Jan Moriera...1995 graduate of Shiloh High School...Also considered Connecticut, Duke, Maryland and Old Dominion. Major: Athletic Training.


Moreira's Collegiate Statistics
Year G GS Min. Shots G A Pts.
1995 20 20 1618 2 0 0 0
1996 25-25 1959 0 0 1 1
1997 14-13 967 17 3 0 6
1998 24-5 745 5 0 2 2
Totals 83 63 5,289 24 3 3 9
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