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Atzimba Casas
9  Atzimba Casas

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Socorro HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
F

Experience:
1L

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

08/19/2013

UTEP Soccer Starts Season-Opening Six-Match Homestand Friday

Arrive Early For Pre-Game Tailgate (5-7 p.m.)

MINER NOTE: 2014 C-USA Academic Honor Roll & C-USA Academic Medalist.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Played in three games on the season, including one Conference USA contest at North Texas (10/31/13) ... registered a shot against Nebraska-Omaha (8/25/13) ... member of the C-USA Academic Honor Roll (min. 3.0 GPA) & received C-USA Academic medal (min. 3.75 GPA).

PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year varsity starter at Socorro High School coached by Roger Rosales , scoring 149
goals , including an astounding 62 during her senior season ... aided Socorro to a District 1-5A title & a playoff victory ... tabbed as the El Paso Times Player of the Year ... aided squad to a second-place finish in a tournament at Wichita Falls ... had 11 strikes before being sidelined with an ankle injury as a junior ... 47 goals and 12 assists in huge sophomore season to earn the El Paso Times Player of the Year award ... received special recognition at the BHS tournament ... secured MVP accolades in a tournament in San Antonio and was the runner up for All-City MVP ... nominated for Rookie of the Year after contributing 29 goals and 28 assists as a freshman ... has played in the Mini Olympics in Mexico since the age of 12 ... member of team that took first place in the state tournament twice, regional event once and second place in the nationwide event ... member of Latinas Soccer Club that won its league three times out of four years from 2009-12 ... starred in track and field through her sophomore season, recording a state qualifying time in the 100m dash ... member of the book club, DECA, BPA, key club, National Technical Honor Society and the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Jose Casas and Maria Escudero, her dad being her first coach ... has two siblings ... born 9/14/94.

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