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Craig Alaniz
49  Craig Alaniz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Deer Park, Texas

High School:
Deer Park

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
K

PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated a three-star recruit and the #28 kicker in the country by Chris Sailer Kicking ... earned first team All-District 22-5A honors as a specialist in 2006 at Deer Park (Texas) High School ... high school coach was Chris Massey ... also competed in track (two years) and soccer (one year) ... unanimous All-District utility soccer player, as well as appointed to the Region III team.

PERSONAL: Parents are Joe and Dee Alaniz ... has one brother and one sister ... sister Stefanie O'Neal played soccer at Northwestern State and Stephen F. Austin ... full name is Craig Steven Alaniz ... born 2/24/89 (Pasadena, Texas).