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Marissa Rodriguez
13  Marissa Rodriguez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Reagan HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
G

Experience:
0L

UTEP ITEMS
Two-time member (2012 & 2013) of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average) & recipient of the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal (minimum 3.7 cumulative grade point average).

2011-12 (SOPHOMORE)
Fan favorite who played in seven contests, including one road tilt ... logged a total of 22 minutes ... set career highs for points (five) and minutes played (nine) against Eastern New Mexico) ... drilled her first career field goal, a three-pointer, vs. NM State (12/5) ... hit 2-of-4 shots from distance on the campaign ... also grabbed a rebound and credited with initial assist of her career in that contest ... recognized with a C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal (min. 3.75 GPA).

PRIOR TO UTEP
Three-year letterwinner for Reagan High School who helped the team win its first ever district championship ... two-time all-district performer, including securing first-team accolades as a senior ... captained the squad in 2010-11 ... invited to play in the San Antonio area all star game following her senior season ... second player from her school to go on to play division one basketball ... academic all-district member for all three years ... member of the TABC academic all-district team as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Martin and Marie Rodriguez ... Martin is a math teacher who earned his master's degree from UTEP ... is an accounting major ... has two sisters and one brother ... grew up in El Paso but moved to San Antonio when she was nine ...born 6/26/93 (El Paso, Texas).

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