5 Mariana Duarte
5 Mariana Duarte
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
High School: Pueri Domu
Position: ATT

2017-2018 (Sophomore): 
Clinched her second All-Golden Coast Conference First Team honors. The sophomore attacker finished with a team-high 62 goals, 22 assists, and 84 points. Kicked the year off with three 4+ goal performances against No. 13 Hartwick, No. 20 Wagner, and No. 8 Michigan at the Wolverine Classic. Registered a goal in 20 of the Tigers' total matches, including a career-high six goals in Pacific's win over Michigan (Jan. 28). Scored a game-high five goals in a Senior Day victory over No. 21 Fresno State (Apr. 14). Scored two goals in the GCC Championship game against No. 15 LMU and chipped in one goal in the NCAA Quarterfinal versus No. 5 UCLA. Finished the GCC Tournament with six goals, two assists, and converted on 3-4 sprint opportunties. Tallied 11 hat tricks and held a 17-match streak with a goal to end the year. Converted 9-11 sprint opportunities. 

2016-2017 (Freshman):
An ACWPC All-America Honorable Mention, All-Golden Coast Conference First Team and a Golden Coast Conference All-Academic selection, Duarte finished third on Pacific with 45 goals and added 17 assists for 62 points. Duarte scored in 21 of the Tigers' 30 games on the year. She scored four goals in the Tigers NCAA Quarterfinal game against No. 2 Stanford (May 12), one of her 15 multi-goal games. Posted seven hat tricks on the season. Tallied two goals with two assists in the Tigers' win over No. 14 San Diego State in the GCC Championship (April 30) to lead Pacific to the program's first NCAA berth. Added two goals and assist in the NCAA Opening Round win over Pomona-Pitzer (May 6). In three GCC Tournament games, she finished with six goals and three assists. 

High School/Club/International
Duarte, a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, competed in the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016, where she played in six games, and scored against the United States and Australia. She also earned a start against China. Duarte has played in six competitions with the Brazil senior national team before turning 20 years old, including the Olympics, the World League Super Finals in 2015 and 2016, World League Qualification in New Zealand in 2015, the World Championships in Kazan in 2015, and World League Qualification tournaments in California in 2014 and Canada in 2015. With the Brazil junior national team, she helped the team to a second place finish (the program's highest ever) at the California Pan-American Games in 2014 after winning the South American Games in Chile in 2013. She also played in the 2014 World Championships in Madrid, and the Pan-American Games in Argentina in 2013, helping Brazil place third. She's played club water polo for Clube Paineiras do Morumby, where she was named the club's top player in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Member of Team Brazil in the FINA 2017 World Championships in Budapest.