Miners Boasted A Team GPA Of 3.12
Tess Hall, Tori Martyn & Azia Nicholson Recognized
Azia Nicholson, Tess Hall & Tori Martyn Garner C-USA Accolades
Seniors Tess Hall & Brittany Kindzierski Honored Prior To Match
Miners To Play At Rice (6 P.M. MT Friday) & At Houston (12 P.M. MT Sunday)
Photo Gallery By Michael P. Reese
0-1. Photos by IPA
Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
4-1. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
MINER NOTE: 2012 All C-USA Second-Team; 2012 C-USA All-Academic First Team; 2011 All-Academic Second Team; Three-time C-USA Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012 & 2013) member & 2013 C-USA Academic Medalist (2011, 2012 & 2013).
2012 (JUNIOR): Named to the All-Conference USA third team after enjoying a breakthrough campaign ... scored three goals, including two headers to help stop Memphis' 30-match C-USA win streak (10/7) ... also a quality distributor who contributed four assists, which rated tied for second on the team ... three of them were game-winning helpers ... contributed two assists in 3-1 triumph against Texas State (8/22) ... an efficient goal scorer, evidenced by the trio of tallies in just 10 shots on target ... was one of five Miner field players to start all 20 matches ... played 1754 minutes, the second-highest sum on the team ... played 90+ minutes 15 times ... named to the C-USA All-Academic first team ... secured spot on the C-USA Academic Honor roll in addition to earning a C-USA Academic Medal (min. 3.75 cumulative GPA).
2011 (SOPHOMORE): One of five Miners to start all 23 matches and an important part of the midfield ... registered four assists to tie for fourth on the squad ... posted a helper in back-to-back 2-0 wins against UALR (9/9/11) and Northern Colorado (9/11/11) ... didn't let injuries prevent her from playing, even competing with a cast on her wrist at one point ... logged 90+ minutes nine times ... voted to C-USA All-Academic second team ... earned a C-USA Academic Medal (min. 3.75 GPA) and also member of C-USA Academic Honor Roll.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Tied for fifth on the team in assists (two) while sharing sixth for goals (three) and points (eight) ... started 15 of the 16 matches she appeared in, including the season opener against Northern Arizona (8/22) ... contributed two goals and an assist in UTEP's 12-1 rout of Alabama A&M (9/19) ... scored first career goal to help Miners down North Dakota (9/11) ... earned 70+ minutes of playing time in 13 matches, including going all 90 minutes on five occasions ... UTEP out-scored opposition, 40-15, in games she played ... recipient of the Conference USA academic medal (min. 3.75 GPA) and C-USA Academic Honor Roll member.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Won gold, silver and two bronze during her years of playing on the Alberta Provincial Team 2005-2008 ... played up a year during her third year of Alberta (2007) ... team went on to secure the silver medal at the national event held in Montreal ... member of the gold-medal winning team at the 2007 Western Canada Summer games ... started for on the 2009 Canada Summer Games team ... became a member of the National Training Center in 2007 ... has played the past two seasons for Edmonton Victoria ... aided squad to the 2009 provincial championship before taking home the national crown ... was the top scorer at the national tournament ... competed for three years with Internazionale U16/U18 T 1 youth, which is under the direction of Ross Ongaro ... strong soccer IQ, evidenced by her coaching the U10 team for two seasons ... has been awarded honors with distinction in three years at her high school, including securing the Citizenship Award in 2007.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Melody and Ken Martyn ... is a kinesiology major ... has two older brothers ... given back to community by volunteering at both a senior home and a local hospital ... born 3/17/92 (Calgary, Alberta).