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.
2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Celebration of Excellence 2017
Check out the end of the year COE boat cruise with student-athletes, coaches and staff
USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics
President for a Day
USD President Harris switched places with Track & Cross Country Senior Olivia Gonzalez
Torero Timeout with Olivia Sandusky
Walk down the beach with softball senior Olivia Sandusky on a Torero Timeout
Jamal Agnew Drafted to the Detroit Lions
Jamal Agnew was drafted in the fifth round as the #165 pick to the Lions