Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
4-1. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in five contests as reserve midfielder & forward ... posted a shot on goal against Texas State (8/22) ... season-high nine minutes played at SMU (9/28).
2011 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in four contests off the bench ... saw time at both midfield and forward ... registered three shots, including one on goal ... career-best 46 minutes played against Prairie View A&M.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year varsity starter, and served as a captain during her senior season for Montwood (Texas) High School ... a member of the '93 New Mexico ODP state team from 2005-08 ... voted as the 1-5A All-District and All-City Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 ... paced her team in assists in 2009 and was the District Newcomer of the Year in 2008 ... chosen as her squad's MVP in 2010 ... garnered placement on the Bowie All-Tournament teams in 2011 and 2010 ... also landed on the all-tournament team for an event in Abilene in 2010 ... recognized for her achievements in track & field ... was a regional qualifier for final two years of career in the 100-meter dash ... chosen as the outstanding track athlete at her school in 2009 and 2010 ... claimed a district crown in the 100-meter dash, in addition to being part of a victorious 400-meter relay unit in 2010 ... tabbed to the 2010 All-City track team ... attributed her success to her faith, family friends and the outstanding support she received from her coaches Mikel Arruti, Jerry Paugh and Chris Dockens.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Yvette Sazo, who she is especially appreciative for all that she has done to help her succeed ... is a kinesiology major ... born 5/7/93.