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Brittany Thornton
4  Brittany Thornton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Hill, Texas

High School:
Cedar Hill HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
09/02/1990

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
ASG Dallas Gold West

09/25/2011

UTEP Soccer vs East Carolina

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

09/11/2011

UTEP v N. Colorado.Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010 (JUNIOR): Reserve defender who appeared in 12 matches on the year ... earned season-high 49 minutes of playing time in win at Houston Baptist (9/5) ... UTEP out-scored the opposition by a count of 22-11 in the matches she appeared in.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Transitioned to defender and used her speed and ball skills to make a positive impact ... appeared in 18 matches and garnered 563 minutes of playing time ... earned a starting nod five times on the year, including the initial four contests of the campaign ... first career goal served as a match winner at Texas State (9/20) ... twice played the entire contest, including logging all 110 minutes vs. UAB at the Conference USA Championship (11/4).

2008 (FRESHMAN): Reserve forward who played in 16 matches ... improved throughout the year and was rewarded with a starting nod the final three contests of the campaign ... overall logged 574 minutes on the pitch, with 351 of them coming during the final four matches on the year ... her 36 mpg was the fourth-highest average among Miners with fewer than 10 starts.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Standout performer for Cedar Hill High School ... led her squad and the district in goals as a sophomore ... was an All-District honoree as a junior despite missing three-fourths of the campaign due to an injured wirtes ... elevated to varsity level after lighting up the competition on the JV squad as a freshman ... paced club team (ASG) in scoring in 2005 ... lettered with the track team after competing in the 100m, 200m, 4x100 relay and 4x200 relay.

PERSONAL: Full name is Brittany Elise Thornton ... an education major ... daughter of Rodney and Tara Thornton ... has three sisters and a brother ... born 9/2/90.

Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GWG GWA
2008 16-3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2009 18-5 1 0 2 10 7 1 0
2010 12-0 0 0 7 3 0 0 0
Totals 46-8 1 0 2 18 10 1 0
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