MINERS

Brandi Aston
5  Brandi Aston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Deer Park, Texas

High School:
La Porte HS

Last College:
Cisco JC

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward

08/25/2008

UTEP vs Baylor, 2008 Season Opener

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre.

2007 (Senior)
Appeared in four games, three of which were starts, before missing the season with a medical redshirt ... tallied an assist in the campaign-christening 6-1 victory at Sam Houston State.

2006 (Junior)
Started all 20 of the games she played in ...integral part of offensive unit which led Conference USA and was 12th nationally in scoring offense ... ranked second on the team with eight goals ... three of those markers served as gamewinners, which tied Aston for squad lead ... overall, checked in fourth with 18 points ... lifted UTEP past Texas Tech on the road with a golden goal in double overtime ... netted an insurance marker in the 2-0 win against No. 25 Colorado College ... was dragged down in the box versus No. 17 Rice, which set the stage for Anoop Josan's gamewinning penalty kick ... twice tallied three points in a game ... did so with a goal and a helper in the Miners' 11-0 romp against Grambling State ... achieved the feat in the 4-0 triumph versus Texas State as well ... lit up the scoreboard just 3:23 into the contest in UTEP's 4-0 victory at Marshall in the regular-season finale ... contributed one goal in three straight tilts and in five of six from Aug. 31 (GSU) until Sept. 15 (TTU) ... the Miners were 7-1 when Aston scored ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2005 (Sophomore)
Transferred from Cisco Junior College and made an immediate impact as a starting forward ... started 20 of the 21 games she appeared in ... tore her right anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in the C-USA semifinal victory over UCF ... among the team leaders in points (5th-21), goals (4th-8), assists (t-4th-5) and GWG (t-4th-2) ... had two assists in the season-christening triumph against North Texas (8/27) ... scored her first career goal in UTEP's victory at Texas State (9/2) ... also added an assist in the 3-1 win over the Bobcats ... had the game-deciding assist 2:39 into overtime in a 1-0 win over Sacramento State (9/9) ... against Mississippi State (9/10), her two second-half goals in 58 seconds turned a 1-1 contest into a 3-1 UTEP win ... tallied three points on a goal and assist versus Utah Valley State (9/22) ... also netted one goal against Louisiana-Monroe (9/25), at Memphis (10/2), at Tulane (10/28) and versus UCF (11/4) in the C-USA Tournament ... UTEP was 7-0 when she scored a goal and 9-0 when she registered at least one point.

Cisco Junior College
Second-team All-America selection at Cisco Junior College under coach Scott Toups after the Wranglers went 15-2 ... scored 72 points on 32 goals and eight assists in 14 games ... first-team All-Region 5 in 2004 ... Cisco went 17-2-1 in 2003.

La Porte High School
Member of the ODP State Team in 1998 and 2001 ... first team All-State honoree as a freshman ...... Played club ball for the Texas Wave 84-85 ... led the Wave to six state championships ... the Wave was coached by Mike Costello and James Lawrence.

Personal
Full name is Brandi Nichole Aston ... a bachelor multidisciplinary studies major ... born on Aug. 2, 1984, in Pasadena, Texas ... daughter of Linda and Terry Aston ... has one brother, Ty (25).