UTEP Secures 16 C-USA Academic Accolades
A Cumulative 3.75 GPA Is Required To Earn Medal
Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
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MINER NOTE: : Recipient of 2012 C-USA Academic Medal.
2011-12 (FRESHMAN): : Returned to the El Paso area after playing high school ball in San Antonio and walked onto the squad ... appeared ... appeared in six contests ... played three minutes against both Houston Baptist (11/19/11) & Texas State (12/31/11) ... had a rebound vs. HBU ... one of two Miners to be distinguished with the 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).