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Mallori Lofton-Malachi
Player Profile:
Mallori Lofton-Malachi 53967
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
City/State: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Central HS

2009: Ends her USF career as one of the most prolific goal keepers in USF women's soccer history...  Brought a rare combination of explosiveness and athleticism to the goalkeeping position that has drew praises from national scouts and coaches... Team USA head coach Bill Irwin called Lofton-Malachi "The most athletic goalkeeper in the country."... Lofton-Malachi ends her USF career in second place in career saves with 293 stops behind Breck Bankster (318)... She leaves holding the lowest all-time goals against average (1.12) ...Finished her career starting 52 consecutive matches... Her 56 games played is good for a tie for the seventh most in USF history...  Her 18 career shutputs is the most by any USF goalkeeper...Has guided the Bulls to 22 career wins

2008 - Had a record-breaking year in net for the Bulls... Set school record for most saves in a season (117) and shutouts in a season (7)... Proved to be one of the premier net minders in the BIG EAST... Started all 18 games in goal for the Bulls, playing every second of every game, logging 1742:28 in goal for the Bulls... Registered 10 or more saves four times... Her 0.88 Goals Allowed Average is the third lowest in school history giving up just 17 goals in 18 games... Her GAA is the lowest in 11 seasons... Ranked seventh nationally in save percentage and second in the BIG EAST with (.873)... Willed the Bulls to a 0-0 tie a Connecticut with an 11 save effort... The shutout at Connecticut was the second in a strong of three straight shutouts FAU (Sept. 21) 1-0, at UConn (Sept. 25) 0-0 and at Providence (Sept. 28) 1-0... After the tie at UConn was named to the BIG EAST Goal Keeper of the week Honor Roll... Recorded back to back road shutouts with 1-0 wins at DePaul and at Syracuse... Set career highs with 11 save performances at UConn and vs. FAU... Tallied 10 saves in season 2-0 loss in regular season finale vs. WVU... ... Led the conference in saves per game (6.44), 22nd in the country...Only gave up more than three or more goals just once, at No. 1 Notre Dame but did make 10 saves... Participated in the 2009 US Women’s team camp...Plays summer league with the Tampa Bay Hellenic in the W-League... Named to the 2008 W-League Eastern All-Conference Team...  Named the 2008 Goalkeeper of the Year in the United Women’s Soccer Leagues.

2007 -  Played in goal more than 1500 minutes last season ... Had a total of five shutouts ... Made 76 saves over the entire season ... Had seven saves at Pittsburgh on October 19, which was second-highest output in saves in USF women’s soccer history ... Tallied six saves in a 1-0 victory over Syracuse ... Ended with three saves in a 1-0 BIG EAST Conference victory over Providence ... Stopped a penalty kick by Louisville... Was named 2007-08 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

2006 - Played 17 minutes against Rutgers on Oct. 1 ... Made one save and allowed no goals ... Played entire second half of 3-0 loss to Florida International ... Tallied four saves ... Made USF career debut in 3-0 victory over Stetson on Sept. 5.

High School - Won the State Cup Championship from 2003-05 in her hometown of Philadelphia, Pa. ... Earned All-Public first team in 2005 and second team in 2004 ... Three-sport athlete in basketball, volleyball and soccer, winning 10 championships throughout high school campaign ... In 2004 won the Public League Championship ... Set Public League record for volleyball kills in a single game ... Southeastern Pennsylvania Female Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... Took home the title at the Region I Premier League Championship in 2004... Played soccer for the West Chester Predators, who were three-time state champions ... Barnwell honor roll ... National Merit Scholar.

Personal - Full name is Mallori Mthandi Lofton-Malachi ... Born Sept. 16, 1987 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Daughter of Lenwood and Evelyn Malachi ... Sister to Megan and Morgan ... Enjoys playing the bass clarinet, being a DJ and collecting baseball cards ... Studying exercise science ... Honored as a 2007 Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) South Region Co-Goalkeeper of the Year. Played on Florida select team in Donnelly Cup and won the Region III title in June.

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