MINERS

Stephanie Herrera
 Stephanie Herrera

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Eastwood HS

Description

UTEP ITEMS: Member of UTEP's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), serving as fundraising chair ... also a member of UTEP's ROTORACT organization and the BASICS Student Advisory Board ... represented UTEP at the NCAA National Student-Athlete Development Conference in May, 2008 at Disney World ... four-time member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010).

2009-10 (JUNIOR): Participated in three tournaments ... shot a low round of 75 ... compiled a 78.2 stroke average.

2008-09 (SOPHOMORE): Saw the most extensive action of her UTEP career, appearing in nine tournaments ... posted an 81.5 stroke average ... picked up the first top-10 finish of her collegiate career at the Claud Jacobs Invitational, where she carded a career-best 231 to tie for eighth place ... also fired her career-low round of 74 at the Claud Jacobs tournament.

2007-08 (FRESHMAN): Made her UTEP debut at the Ptarmigan/Ram Fall Classic in the fall ... also participated in the Arkansas-Little Rock Classic in the spring.

2006-07: Redshirted.

BEFORE UTEP: Enjoyed a prolific prep career at Eastwood High School in El Paso ... won the 2004 Franklin Invitational ... also claimed medalist honors at the 2005 El Paso City Championship and the 2005 Price's Creameries Junior City Championship ... earned All-Region, All-District and All-City honors in golf at Eastwood ... Eastwood's Female Athlete of the Year as well ... named the Greater El Paso Golf Coaches Association Player of the Year and the El Paso Times City Player of the Year ... selected one of the first UTEP Flo Hyman Award winners in 2000 ... a standout in basketball as well, garnering All-City and All-District recognition ... also chosen the El Paso Times' City Offensive Player of the Year for basketball ... captained Eastwood's golf and basketball teams ... involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, including serving as vice president ... member of the National Honor Society and student council ... recipient of a UTEP merit scholarship as well as FORD's Salute to Education scholarship.

PERSONAL: Full name is Stephanie Ann Herrera ... marketing major ... parents are David and Yvonne Herrera ... has one sister (Amber).