UTEP ITEM Three-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 grade point average).
2014-15 (JUNIOR) Saw action in every tournament (11 total) ... fashioned a scoring average of 79.5 ... tied for fourth place at the New Mexico Match ... shot a season-low 231 at the NM State Aggie Invitational.
2013-14 (SOPHOMORE) Played in all 10 tournaments ... compiled an 81.9 scoring average ... came on strong late in the year ... over her last two tournaments her scoring average was 78.2 and she fired her career-low round of 71 at the Conference USA Championship ... was UTEP's top finisher at the ORU Shootout.
2012-13 (FRESHMAN) Played in four tournaments, including three during the spring portion of the schedule ... was in the UTEP lineup for the Conference USA Championship.
PRIOR TO UTEP
Named the El Paso Times Player of the Year as a senior at Eastwood High School ... other senior honors included All-Region and All-State ... three-time All-City and four-time Academic All-District over the course of her prep career ... notable tournaments won included the El Paso city championship and the Franklin Invitational, both in 2011 ... earned four varsity letters as a member of the Eastwood golf team ... also played volleyball in high school ... member of the National Honor Society ... also involved with student council ... vice president of the golf club at Eastwood ... crowned Miss Eastwood in 2012 ... community service work included volunteering with the First Tee of Greater El Paso.
Full name is Amber Nicole Herrera ... parents are David and Yvonne Herrera ... older sister Stephanie played golf at UTEP from 2006-2011 ... Education major.