Women's Soccer
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Heather Marik
Player Profile:
Heather Marik 825006
Position: Defender
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Major: Management


  • Saw action in 18 games, starting 13
  • Logged 1199 minutes on the field
  • Took nine shots
  • A member of the 2011-12 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • Earned Clemson's Athletic Director's Academic Excellence Award, presented to graduating senior student-athletes that have been on the honor roll for seven consecutive semesters
  • Named to Clemson's All-Academic Team, for having the highest cumulative grade point average among all current women's soccer team members with 60 or more hours earned
  • Earned Clemson's Michelin Career Awareness Award, presented to a senior student-athlete who has participated in career development programs and developed the necessary skills for career enhancement
  • Named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester and the President's List for the Spring 2013


  • Played in and started all 18 games
  • Played 1504 minutes on the field
  • Netted two goals on the season
  • Was third on the team in shots taken with 25
  • Scored the game-winning goal in the Tigers' 1-0 victory over the Citadel


  • Played in and started all 19 games
  • Logged 1,651 minutes on the field, more than any other Tiger
  • Tallied four points on the season
  • Netted goals against conference foes Duke and North Carolina
  • Attempted 13 shots on the year
  • Named to the Carolina's Cup All-Tournament Team
  • Named the team's Defensive Most Valuable Player for the 2010 season
  • A member of the Dean's List for the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 semesters


  • Played in and started all 18 games on the Tiger back line
  • Tallied her first career assist against N.C. State
  • Took four shots on the season
  • Named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2010 semester

Before Clemson 

  • Earned varsity letters in soccer as a freshman and sophomore at Neuqua Valley High School, where she played for coach Joe Moreau
  • Played for Team Chicago her junior and senior seasons
  • Team Chicago was a six-time IYSA State Cup champion
  • Played for Eclipse Select 90/91 club team and coach Mike Nesci
  • Eclipse team was U-17 Midwest Region II champion and U-17 National finalist
  • A member of Illinois ODP team from 2004-07
  • Played for Illinois ODP Region II team from 2005-07
  • Played for Interregional Tournament Team (FL) in 2006 and 2007
  • Attended three U-15 National Team training camps
  • A member of the U-15 U.S. National Team Nike Friendlies (CA) in 2006
  • Received an invitation to U.S. U-16 National Camp but was unable to attend due to injury
  • Father, Frank Marik, swam at Augustana College from 1974-77
  • Sister, Melissa Marik, swims at Auburn (2007 NCAA Team Champion) where she is a nine-time NCAA All-American and two-time SEC Champion
  • Born 3/13/91 in Hinsdale, IL
  • Majoring in Management
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