Maria Barela ‘21 Recruiting Profile

  • Eldorado High School
  • Villanueva, NM
  • Women's Basketball
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Maria Barela's Women's Basketball Recruiting Profile
New Mexico Select
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  • 2017-2018 Highlights

Personal Statement

My name is Maria Barela. I am in the graduating class of 2021. I attend Eldorado High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico and am a 5’7” starting point guard. Starting basketball at a very young age in 3rd grade at the local community center and moving to the school team in 5th grade, basketball has been my passion. Defensively I am very strong in the wing area.  My speed, strength, and wing span help create a very successful defender and rebounder. Offensively, I am very successful in leading the fast-break and beating defenders in the open court often leading to transition scoring for my teams. I am good in the half-court offense able to get to the basket and either converting or getting to the foul line and continue to improve my 3-point shot. I take pride in my hard work-ethic and devotion to the game. I have also been a varsity athlete in cross country (1yr), volleyball (2 yr), track (2 yr) and tennis (1yr). I am dedicated to not only becoming a successful athlete, but a student as well. Most of most of my core classes consist of honors and advanced placement level curriculum, consistently making the school's honor roll. I love being part of a team and working toward success together. Throughout my basketball career I have been nominated to two All-District teams, All-State 2ndteam, State Tournament 2ndteam and this past season. I was awarded honorable mention All-District and State Tournament 1st-team as a member of the 5A West Mesa State Championship team. I hope that is only the start of what’s to come in my future basketball career.  I hope this AAU season creates growth for me as an athlete and a person. I sincerely love the game of basketball. Creating a future through the game I love would be an unbelievable experience and achievement. I look forward to working hard and becoming the best player I can be.



High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 3 years
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 3 years
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #22
  • Individual Awards:
    Honorable Mention All-Conference, 1st Team All-Area, Honorable Mention All-Region
  • Team Awards:
    State Champs, Conference 2nd Place
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #23
  • Individual Awards:
    2nd Team All-Area, 1st Team All-Conference
  • Team Awards:
    Conference Champs
  • Season Schedule
  • 2016 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #23
  • Individual Awards:
    1st Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention All-State
  • Team Awards:
    Conference Champs, State 3rd Place
  • Season Schedule

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 1 seasons
  • 2018 New Mexico Select (Varsity)
  • Notes: Coach Freddie Martinez, (505) 804-5429

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Leroy Barela
  • High School Head Coach
  • Manny Otero
  • Club Coach
  • Freddie Martinez

Additional Sports

  • Volleyball
  • 3 Years
  • Varsity Team
  • Tennis
  • 1 Year
  • Varsity Team
  • Cross Country
  • 1 Year
  • Varsity Team
  • Track
  • 2 Years
  • Varsity Team



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High School Information

High School:
Eldorado High School
(505) 880-3744

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. English Calculus
AP Classes:
Yes. World History
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Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Activity
    • Mustang Amigos - partner with Special Needs Student

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