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8 Mariah Butera
Mariah  Butera


Encinitas, CA

High School:
La Costa Canyon





Toreros Prep for First Road Trip

USD will travel to Michigan and Georgetown this week.


WCC Honors 135 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

Over 1,000 WCC student-athletes garnered honors on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.


Toreros Prep for NCAA Tournament

USD travels to UCLA on Friday for the first round match-up at 7 p.m.


Six Toreros Earn All-WCC Accolades

Jacqueline Altschuld, Meghan O'Rourke, Nikki Pappalardo, Mariah Butera, Mia Costa and Tara Meier all take home All-WCC honors.


Four Toreros Named to the WCC All-Academic Team

Julia Sherwood, Mariah Butera, Michelle Craft and Caitlyn Kretzschmar were all selecterd to this prestegious team.


USD vs. Alabama 2011

Photos from USD's 2-1 win over Alabama on Sept. 2, 2011

JUNIOR (2013): Played in 19 matches with 18 starts... Scored one goal and tallied three assists... Was second on team in shots (26) and third in shots on goal (10)... Scored lone goal of season in Toreros 2-1 win over Missouri at Texas A&M Invitational (9/8/13)... Provided game-winning assist in Toreros 1-0 shutout win over UC Irvine (8/30/12)... Also had an assist against Texas A&M (9/6/13) and Gonzaga (10/26/13)... Was named to Kansas Invitational All-Tournament Team... Honorable mention selection for WCC All-Academic Team.

SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 19 matches with 16 starts...tied for the team-lead with three goals scored for six total points...took a total of 16 shots, six of them were on frame...scored the game-winning goal against USC (9/2/12)...scored one goal against USC (9/14/12)...scored one goal against Gonzaga (11/2/12).

FRESHMAN (2011): Played in all 22 matches with 13 starts at forward... helped lead the team to the program's first WCC championship, and into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament...scored five goals and added in two assists for 12 points...named to the All-WCC Freshman Team...scored one goal against UC Irvine (11/11/11) and one against UCLA (11/18/11) in the NCAA Tournament...also scored goals against Pacific (9/26/11), Portland (10/14/11) and Santa Clara (11/4/11)...scored the game-winning goal against Santa Clara (11/4/11) to life USD to its first-ever WCC championship...scored the game-winning goal against Portland (10/14/11).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Earned four varsity letters in soccer while playing at La Costa Canyon High a senior she was named first-team All-Avocado League and named All-CIF County a junior, she was named first-team All-CIF, first-team All-Avocado League, second-team All-CIF County and named the MVP of the CIF Semifinals a sophomore, she was named first-team All-CIF, first-team All-Avocado League, and was an All-San Diego County honorable mention...she was a three-time San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic team honoree...also lettered in softball...played club soccer for the San Diego Surf...helped her club team reach the US Club nationals in 2011.

PERSONAL: Mariah Nicole Butera was born on September 18, 1992 in Los Angeles, Calif....she is the daughter of Donald and Cheryl Butera...was heavily recruited by Pepperdine, Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, UNLV and UC Davis...chose to attend USD because of the outstanding women's soccer program, the coaching staff, strong academic reputation and the beautiful campus...her brother Jeff, played baseball at Haverford College...notes she is a certified scuba diver.

Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Portland State Win
Toreros move on to next round in CIT
Video Thumbnail Football 2018: Spring Game
Toreros play spring football game for family and friends
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Toreros vs. Aztecs
USD take on cross-town rival SDSU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Post Season Run
USD vs. Hartford highlights
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Championship Game
Toreros end the 2018 season against Gonzaga in the WCC finals.
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Semifinals
Women's win send them to the championship game
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinals
Toreros close out 2018 season against BYU
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: "Off Day"
Toreros prepare for the WCC quarterfinals against BYU
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Quarterfinal Highlights
USD defeats BYU in quarterfinal of WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Day in the Life with Myah Pace
Freshman guard knows how to prep for a win
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Vegas Bound
Toreros travel to Vegas for the WCC Tournament
Video Thumbnail Baseball: Defeating No. 4 Arkansas
Toreros edge out top five team
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Rock the House
Toreros played No. 6 Gonzaga in a fight to the last minute
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Day in the Life
Guard Olin Carter III knows the games starts long before tip-off
Video Thumbnail Winter Saturday
Rowing, tennis, basketball and baseball, a winning day in the books
Video Thumbnail Baseball: For the Love of the Game
Baseball celebrates 60 years
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: Women in Sports Day
Julie Foudy spoke to student-athletes and guests for National Women in Sports Day
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: At LMU
Men's basketball on the road
Video Thumbnail Women's Rowing: Day in the Life
Senior Lizzie Bader shows how three-a-day practices are done
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: Youth Basketball Clinic
Toreros lead clinic in local community
Video Thumbnail Men's Rowing: Winter Camp 2018
There are plenty perks to being the early bird
Video Thumbnail 60 Years of USD Baseball
Milestones on the road to Omaha
Video Thumbnail USD Honors Local Military Members
Toreros showed their support and hosted local military members at the men's basketball game
Video Thumbnail USD Athletes Sing "Santa's Coming to Town"
Toreros show their talent out of uniform
Video Thumbnail Basketball: City Championship
Toreros play SDSU Thursday night at 8
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Fourteen
Football preps for second round of playoffs at NDSU
Video Thumbnail Football: NAU From the Sidelines
Toreros win in first round of playoffs at NAU
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Thirteen
Football travels to NAU for the first round of the FCS Playoffs
Video Thumbnail Torero Tuesday
A day to give to Torero Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Twelve
Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Eleven
Toreros prep for game day
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Summer Mason
USD junior women's soccer player takes a timeout during a study break
Video Thumbnail On Saturday We Dominate
Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Henry Lander
Men's soccer sophomore Henry Lander takes a Timeout between classes
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Ten
Toreros gear up for home game against Drake
Video Thumbnail Halloween Hoopla
Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Nine
Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Seamus McFadden's Legacy
39 years in review by former players and coaches
Video Thumbnail Seamus Night
Alumni, staff and the San Diego community gathered to celebrate Men's Soccer Head Coach Seamus McFadden
Video Thumbnail Sixth Man Night: The Event
Recap video of the October 12 fundraiser event
Video Thumbnail Women's Basketball: WCC Hoops Tip-Off
Coach Fisher and Maya Hood attend media day in Las Vegas
Video Thumbnail Men's Basketball: New Heights
Men's basketball celebrates the third era of the program
Video Thumbnail Homecoming
Alumni and family gathered together for an eventful Homecoming weekend
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Kristen Gengenbacher
Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Seven
Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
Video Thumbnail Torero Timeout with Jonathan Petersen
USD Football's Petersen strolls through Belmont Park during his bye week
Video Thumbnail USD Basketball: Practice No. 1
Check out what practice looks like for the Torero ballers
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Five
Toreros prep for big game against Dayton
Video Thumbnail Football: FaceTime with Lion's Jamal Agnew
USD Head Coach Dale Lindsey congratulates Torero alum Agnew on his first NFL touchdown
Video Thumbnail Football: Brian Fogarty PFL Classic
From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Four
Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
Video Thumbnail Cross Country: USD Invite
Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Three
Sights and sounds of USD Football at work
Video Thumbnail USD Invite: Take a Lap
Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
Video Thumbnail Football: Week Two
Football hard at work for their first away game at UC Davis
Video Thumbnail Three Games - One Day
Ole Weekend was one to remember for USD Athletics
Video Thumbnail Football: Week One
Toreros preps for their home opener against Western New Mexico
Video Thumbnail 2017 Football Season Preview
Head Coach Dale Lindsey and Senior Ray Clark discuss upcoming season
Video Thumbnail USD Athletics Highlight Video 2016-17
Don't miss the best highlights from this past year in USD Athletics


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