USD: Mariani started four matches and appeared in 18 matches last season for San Diego ... He was second in goals scored with four against UC Irvine, Alabama A&M (2), and Saint Mary's ... He tallied both an unassisted goal and the match-winning goal against Alabama A&M ... Recorded one assist for a total of nine points ... Mariani took eight shots on goal through out the season ... In 2004 competed for playing time at the midfield position but sat out as a redshirt.
Prep/Club: Attended Jesuit High School where he led his team to a 29-0-1 record and a National Championship his senior season... Scored 20 goals and earned MVP honors that year... Three-year letterwinner, leading Jesuit to the Section Championship each year... Also lettered in rugby all three years, winning the National Championship and earning MVP honors his senior year... Played for the San Juan Predators club team.
Personal: Born on February 19, 1986 in Woodland, CA... Also recruited by UC Davis, Notre Dame and Seattle... Chose USD for the great soccer program, location and Mexican food... His father, Marty, wrestled at UC Davis.
Major: Business Administration.
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