Updated: June 29, 2016
2016 VaSID All-State Second Team
2016 IWLCA South Team All-Star
Virginia Tech Notes:
Third In career draw controls (195)
Fourth In career groundballs (129)
2016: Started all 18 games ... Ranked second on the team with 28 goals while adding four assists ... Finished second on the team with 32 total points ... She ranked 14th in the country and second in the ACC in caused turnovers per game at 2.18 ... Ranked 48th in the nation and third in the ACC in ground balls per game at 2.41 ... Macera had a team-high 57 draw controls, 39 caused turnovers and 42 ground balls ... Scored in 15 games for Tech including seven multi-goal games ... Scored two goals, had an assist, picked up five groundballs and had five draw controls and three caused turnovers against Navy ... Scored two goals and had six draw controls at Gardner-Webb ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner, and had four groundballs and three caused turnovers at Davidson ... Picked up eight groundballs, had three draw controls, seven caused turnovers and scored a goal against Liberty ... Scored two goals, picked up three groundballs, four draw controls and two caused turnovers against High Point ... Had five draw controls, three caused turnovers, picked up three groundballs and scored a goal against Radford ... Scored two goals at Old Dominion with three caused turnovers and three draw controls ... Scored a goal against Duke and Notre Dame ... Scored two goals at William and Mary and Louisville ... Scored a goal, had two assists and three draw controls at North Carolina ... Scored three goals against Syracuse with four draw controls and three caused turnovers ... Scored a career-high five goals at Boston College ... Scored a goal and had two draw controls and caused turnovers against North Carolina.
2015: Started all 18 games ... Finished the opener at Liberty with five ground balls, three caused turnovers and a goal ... Caused a turnover and went coast-to-coast to put away a goal against JMU ... Picked up two ground balls and won four draws against No. 12 Ohio State ... Won three draws and scored a goal at Coastal Carolina ... Had four draws, three ground balls and a goal against Old Dominion ... Put away two goals against Gardner-Webb ... Had a goal and won three draws at No. 5 Duke ... Won six draws in the overtime win at Michigan ... Caused four turnovers, adding four ground balls and a goal at No. 17 Notre Dame ... Won four draws against No. 2 North Carolina ... Scored two goals at No. 7 Syracuse ... Won six draws at No. 5 Virginia ... Caused four turnovers and added five draws, six ground balls and a goal at Navy.
2014: Started all 17 games … Finished the year second on the team in draw controls (49) and ground balls (36) … Earned the team's Strength & Conditioning award ... Scored two goals, a ground ball, two draw controls and two caused turnovers against James Madison … Scored two goals and won four draw controls against High Point … Scored one goal, grabbed five ground balls, won four draw controls and caused two turnovers against Elon … Put away two goals, assisted another, picked up four ground balls and won six draw controls at Longwood … Scored a goal, picked up five ground balls and won two draw controls at William & Mary … Grabbed four ground balls and won three draw controls at No. 1 North Carolina … Won eight draw controls and scored a goal at Old Dominion … Put away two goals and won three draws against No. 15 Virginia … Scored a goal, assisted another and won three draws against No. 2 Maryland … Scored a goal against Maryland in the ACC Tournament.
2013: Played in 15 games, making 14 starts … Named team’s Rookie of the Year … Finished her debut ranked second on the team and ninth in the ACC in draw controls (31/ 2.07) … Grabbed two ground balls and won a draw in the season opener at No. 7 Duke … Won five draws at High Point … Scored a goal and won four draws at Coastal Carolina … Put away two goals against Mount St. Mary’s … Scored a goal and won two draws at UC Davis … Won two draws and picked up two ground balls against Old Dominion … Picked up two ground balls at No. 16 Virginia … Won five draws and grabbed a pair of ground balls against No. 1 Maryland.
High School: Won three varsity letters at Westminster High School ... Named a team captain for 2012 season ... Made four state title appearances ... Earned All-County and All-Conference honors ... Played club ball for Check-Hers ... Won 2009 U-15 National Championship.
Personal: Born July 22, 1994 in Westminster, Md. ... Daughter of Michele and Greg Macera ... Has a younger sister Madi ... Majored in Art.