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Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Portsmouth, R.I.
High School: Portsmouth HS
Experience: High School


Awards/Honors: 2018 Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament Team.

National Team Experience: U.S. U-18 National Team Training Camp invitee in 2017 … Selected to the U.S. U-16 National Team Training Camp in 2015 … Earned her first U.S. National Team Training Camp invite in 2013 with the U-14 squad.

2018 - Freshman (Stats): Played in all 17 games in 2018, making four starts and totaling three goals on 24 shots (11 on goal) and contributing four assists in 621 minutes … Made her collegiate debut in Duke’s season-opening win against No. 23 Ohio State (Aug. 16), drawing the start and playing 56 minutes while taking three shots (two on goal) … Scored her first-career goal in Duke’s 3-0 win against Elon on Aug. 26 … Recorded the first assist of her career in the Blue Devils’ 2-0 win against Marquette on Aug. 30 … Tallied her second goal of the season in Duke’s 2-1 win against Providence (Sept. 2) while also tying her career-high with four shot attempts … Assisted on the game-winning goal against Old Dominion on Sept. 9 … Recorded a career-high three points (one goal, one assist) in Duke’s 4-0 win at Syracuse (Sept. 16) to open up ACC play.

High School: Ranked 64th in the’s Top 150 … Named the fifth-best in the Northeast region … Tabbed the No. 23 forward nationally … Star forward at Portsmouth High School and with the St. George Dragons who scored 81 goals and recorded 25 assists in three seasons … Missed her senior campaign due to a torn ACL … Captured two Division I State Championships with PHS … Three-time Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year (2014-16) … 2016 United Soccer Coaches All-America selection … Twice named Rhode Island Division I All-State (2014 & 2016) … Earned Rhode Island Top Scorer honors in 2016 and was named All-New England … Was named the 2016 Providence Journal Girls Soccer Player of the Year and Newport County Player of the Year in 2016, along with earning All-State, All-Region, All-Division and All-Tournament honors … Was a 2015 First Team All-Independent School League selection at St. George, earning top scorer honors in Rhode Island and landing on the All-New England Team … In her first season, collected All-State, Region, Division and Tournament honors for PHS, while also being named Newport County Player of the Year and the state’s top scorer … Earned Honor Roll status all four years in high school … Member of the National Honor Society (2017-18) and National Language Honor Society (2017-18) … Tabbed a Senior Mentor.

ODP/Club: Spent four years in ODP from 2013-16 … Four-time member of the Region 1 Girls 2000 ODP Team (2014-17) … Twice named to the All-Star Team for US Youth Soccer ODP Girls Thanksgiving Interregional (2014-15) … 2014 ODP Girls National Training Camp selection … Earned ODP Rhode Island Player of the Year honors in 2013 … 2014 and 2015 ID2 Camp participant … Played for the Boston Breakers Academy and coach Rolando Lopes … Captured the 2016 NPL and US Club National Championships … A 2015 NPL National Finalist and 2014 NPL National Champion … Helped lead her squad to the US Youth Soccer National Championship in 2014 and was named the Golden Ball winner … Captured the 2013 US Youth Soccer Regional Championship.

Personal: Born Marykate Francis McGuire on March 4, 2000 in Providence, R.I. … Daughter of Matt McGuire and Karen Amber… Has two brothers, Ben and Timmy, and a sister, Mollyana … Her mother ran track and field at Rhode Island from 1989-92 … Her father played baseball at Rhode Island from 1989-93 and has been a high school baseball coach in Rhode Island since 1993. 

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