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Dakota Warren
8  Dakota Warren

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Cedar Park

Last College:
Ventura College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185

Position:
K

Experience:
2L

12/12/2012

Twenty UTEP Student-Athletes to Graduate on Saturday

The list includes 11 representatives from the football program, four from track & field, and one each from men's golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

11/19/2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012 Seeking its first winning streak of the season, UTEP caps the 2012 campaign with a home game against Rice.

11/12/2012

UTEP to Take on Southern Miss in Final Road Contest

UTEP (2-8) plays its final road game of the season on Saturday against 0-10 Southern Miss.

11/05/2012

UTEP Football to Take on UCF, Will Honor Military on Saturday

Fans can purchase one adult bronze reserved or general admission ticket and receive a youth ticket free in the same section. Sodexho will also be offering a family food special with four hot dogs and four soft drinks for $25.

10/01/2012

Game 6: Miners Seek First Conference Victory at Home Versus SMU

The Miners face SMU on Saturday in the Sun Bowl in search of their first C-USA victory.

09/15/2012

UTEP vs NMSU 90th metting. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA

10/29/2011

UTEP vs So. Miss. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/29/2011

UTEP vs Houston. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2011 (JUNIOR): Saw action in 11 contests for the Miners ... ended the campaign 13-for-22 on field goals and 32-for-34 on PATs ... scored a total of 71 points, second on the team ... ranked eighth in C-USA in scoring (6.5 ppg) ... made six field goals from outside 40 yards, including season bests of 47 versus NM State and Southern Miss ... was 6-for-6 on PATs against Houston.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Scored 78 points, the second-highest total on the team, in his first season as UTEP's kicker ... finished 12-for-20 on field goals and 42-for-42 on PATs ... became only the sixth Miner player to go through a season perfect on his extra point attempts, and the first to achieve the feat since 2005 ... successfully converted on 8-of-10 field goals from inside 40 yards ... made a 50-yarder and a 57-yarder versus Memphis ... also nailed an 18-yarder in the final seconds of the game, giving the Miners a 16-13 win over the Tigers ... hit a 52-yard field goal in the New Mexico Bowl against BYU ... nailed six PATs in a pair of games (NM State, Rice) ... averaged 65.0 yards on 66 kickoffs with 13 touchbacks ... top kickoff average was 69.1 yards at New Mexico.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played one season with Henderson State before transferring to Ventura College ... redshirted at Ventura in 2009 ... handled both kickoffs and punts at HSU as a freshman ... punted 14 times for 531 yards (37.9 avg), with four downed inside the 20-yard line and two resulting in fair catches ... set a school and Gulf South Conference record with a 79-yard punt in his first career attempt ... also kicked off 18 times for 993 yards (55.2 average) ... three-year varsity starter for Cedar Park High School in Austin, Texas ... made six of eight field goal attempts ... was the top performer at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp in California.

PERSONAL: Son of Maureen Pellegrino ... has one brother ... born 5/30/90 (Terrell, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.

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