Adriana Maldonado attended Clovis West High School in Fresno, Calif., but did not play soccer for the school. A member of the National Honor Society, Maldonado was a principal’s honor roll member, NAIA Scholar-Athlete and 2016 Central Academic All-Star. She played basketball for Clovis West, and helped the team capture a state and national title in 2016-17.
Maldonado played club soccer for Northern California ODP under Coach Brandi Chastain and for the Central California Soccer Alliance (CCSA) under Coach Jasara Gillette. In 2016, Maldonado captured Region IV Costa Rica MVP honors. CCSA won the NPL Nor Cal League title and attended nationals in 2016. The team was a Nor Cal ODP State Team Finalist in Arizona in 2016. Maldonado led the Nor Cal NPL League in goals and assists in 2016. Her teams also made the finals of the 2016 ODP Regionals in Florida.
Adriana is the daughter of Jesse G. and Maria Greer Maldonado, and was born on July 22, 2000. Adriana has one sister, Bella, and one brother, Donovan. Adriana is studying pre-health at Nebraska.
Maldonado on Nebraska
“I chose Nebraska because the feeling of family still surrounded my heart 1,250 miles away from my home. This particular program was a reflection of my childhood dream and is nothing less than remarkable.”