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Marzia Josephson - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 17

MarziaJosephson

  • position Goalkeeper
  • height 5-7
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Apex, N.C.
  • Previous School University of North Carolina
  • Major MA in Counseling

2023 (Grad-Student):

  • Played all 1730 minutes of the season in goal for the Wildcats
  • Made 52 saves on the season, a career-high
  • Finished the year with a 0.62 GAA, the third-best mark in program history
  • Had nine shutouts on the season, tied for the second-most ever by a Kentucky goalkeeper in a single season
  • Made a career-high seven saves in 1-0 win over Illinois
  • Finished the season with a .813 save percentage
  • Tallied a career-best nine wins for the season
  • Was third in the SEC in shutouts (nine), fourth in save percentage (.813) and first in goals against average (0.62)
  • SEC Preseason Watch List
  • Team Captain
  • Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 9
  • CSC Academic All-District

Prior to UK: Josephson spent four years in Chapel Hill from 2019-2022, reaching two NCAA Finals in addition to a third National Semifinal appearance. The goalkeeper started 16 matches for the Tar Heels during her Freshman year in 2019, posting a 0.56 goals against average and .688 save percentage. Josephson missed her sophomore and junior seasons due to injury, but returned to action this past season, appearing in nine games and registering a .800 save percentage with just three goals against. Josephson graduated from UNC with a degree in exercise and sport science. She was the valedictorian at Crossroads Flex high school and attended five camps with the U.S. GNT while also being named a member of the U17 WNT player pool.

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