MINERS

Jami Tullius
15  Jami Tullius

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Eastwood HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward

Career Notes
Is UTEP career leader in goals (34) and shots (182), while ranking second in points (78) and multiple-goal games (nine) and tied for third in game-winning goals (nine)

2006 (Junior)
Key part of UTEP offensive attack which led C-USA in goals (56), while ranking 12th nationally in scoring offense ... scored seven times and dished out four assists for 18 points to tie for fourth on the squad ... moved up to second on the team in league games, accounting for nine points on three goals and three helpers ... became the all-time leading scorer in program history with a goal during the 5-1 win versus Houston ... she had entered the campaign trailing current assistant coach Holly Cohen by four markers ... scored twice, including the match winner, in the 4-1 victory against Memphis ... tallied a pair of goals in the 11-0 rout of Grambling State ... assisted on Cortney Casey's gamewinning goal in the 2-0 triumph against No. 25 Colorado College ... lit up the scoreboard against Sam Houston State and Texas State to help the Miners secure the Border Classic title ... set up Tameka Sumter's strike in the ninth minute in an eventual 3-2 triumph versus UAB ... served as the playmaker for Sumter again in 4-0 victory at Marshall ... had two separate streaks of three matches with at least one point ... UTEP was 5-0 when Tullius scored and 9-0 when she registered at least one point ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and recipient of Academic Medal.

2005 (Sophomore)
Scored goals in the 81st and 89th minutes to pull UTEP even with Texas (11/11) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... the Miners won 3-2 in overtime ... turned in the most successful sophomore campaign in school history with 38 points on 17 goals and four assists, including five game-winning goals ... garnered a bevy of awards ... named third-team all-central region by SoccerBuzz and second-team all-conference by C-USA ... also an all-tourney team selection ... received Ray Sanchez Award as El Paso's Collegiate Athlete of the Year ... her 17 goals are the third-highest mark in UTEP history and her 38 points are fourth ... placed 13th in the nation in goals and 26th in goals per game (0.77) ... led C-USA in goals and game winners, while checking in at third for points ... in C-USA games, she was fifth in shots (34), tied for fifth in goals (5) and shared for 12th in GWG (1) ... tallied the game-deciding markers in the first three matches and four of the first five ... posted five two-goal games ... six of her 17 goals were unassisted ... her score 7:59 into overtime gave the Miners a 3-2 win over West Texas A&M (8/30) and marked her second-career overtime goal, tying her for first all-time at UTEP ... scored off a Kia Sams corner kick for the only goal in a 1-0 win over UCF (10/9) ... registered a pair of second-half scores versus Tulsa (11/16) ... posted a career-high six points on two goals and two assists in a 5-1 rout of UCF (11/4) in the C-USA semifinals to tie the tourney record, set in 2000 by Marquette's Kate Gordon ... second-team CoSIDA academic All-American ...first-team academic all district VI.

2004 (Freshman)
Burst onto the collegiate scene with 10 goals and two assists for 22 points ... also added three game-winning goals ... finished the season ranked among the team leaders in goals (tied for first), GWG (tied for second), points (third) and assists (tied for fifth)... among WAC players, she placed fourth in goals, tied for sixth in points and GWG ... named to the Soccer America National Team of the Week after she scored UTEP's second and third goals in its 3-2 win over #20 SMU (10/22), with the latter coming 7:40 into overtime ... her goal in the 58th minute against Fresno State (11/4) of the WAC Tournament Quarterfinals tied the game at 2-2 - UTEP won the match 3-2 in overtime ... scored her first career goal in the 85th minute of the season opener against Texas State (8/27) ... she became the 12th freshman in school history to score a goal in the initial contest of her collegiate opener and just the third under Kevin Cross, joining Heather Clark and Sarah Graef ... two days later, she registered her then highest scoring game with two goals and an assist in a 8-0 win over San Houston State (8/29) ... all five points, including the game-winner came in the first half, making her the seventh player in school history to score five points in the opening period of a game ... she earned the WAC's Offensive Player of the Week honor for her seven-point weekend ... netted goals in consecutive games at Louisiana-Monroe (9/5) and a game-decider vs. Eastern Washington (9/10) ... scored her fifth goal of the year in a 3-2 win over Texas Tech (9/16) ... added an insurance goal in a 2-0 win at San Jose State (10/3).

Eastwood High School
A four-year standout in soccer and basketball at Eastwood ... a prolific scorer, she collected 32 goals in three years over 26 games ... basketball season limited her time on the pitch ... tallied 14 goals and six assists in 10 games in 2004 ... three-time All-District and All-City second team selection ... scored 11 goals and had six assists in nine games as a junior ... seven goals and six assists in seven games as a sophomore ... earned All-District and All-City honors all four years in basketball ... two-time Academic All-District selection in both soccer and basketball ... named Academic All-State by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches.

Personal
Full name is Jami Frances Tullius ... majoring in mechanical engineering ... daughter of Patricia and the late Thomas Tullius ... has one brother (Thomas) and a twin sister (Toni), who plays soccer at St. Mary's University in San Antonio ... she is three minutes older than Toni ... born July 11, 1986, in El Paso, Texas.