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Kristin Wernimont
12  Kristin Wernimont

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowlett, Texas

High School:
Rowlett HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Defender

2006 (Junior)
Steady defender who helped the Miners set program records for goals allowed (20), goals against average (0.93) and shutouts (11) ... six of those whitewashings were consecutive, also a school record ... started all 21 matches, playing 1533 minutes to rank fourth on the squad ... scored two goals for the second consecutive year, while dishing out a career-high three assists ... headed home the gamewinning goal in a 3-2 triumph against UAB ... hammered home an insurance tally in UTEP's 2-0 whitewashing of Utah Valley State ... registered a pair of assists in 5-0 romp versus Sam Houston State ... credited with the match-winning helper against Grambling State ... named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2005 (Sophomore)
Started all 25 games as a defender, including the final 12 at sweeper for the injured Kelli Yeamans ... helped the UTEP defense rank second in shutouts (8) and tied for first in C-USA games (4) ... at the time, the eight blankings established a school standard ... six of the whitewashings occurred during the Miners' sensational 15-game unbeaten streak to start the season ... scored her first goal of the campaign against Utah Valley State (9/22) on a penalty kick, one game after recording her only assist at Grambling State (9/18) ... added the game-winner in the 5-4 win over Memphis (11/2) in the C-USA quarterfinals ... selected to C-USA all tourney team.

2004 (Freshman)
Appeared in all 19 games, while starting 10, including the final eight at midfield ... her efforts aided in UTEP only allowing an impressive 1.11 goals per contest ... helped the Miners blank seven opponents on the campaign ... registered a goal and two assists on the season ... played all 90 minutes in her first career start against Sam Houston State (8/29) ... her initial collegiate goal and match-winning tally came at Louisiana-Monroe (9/5) ... tallied an assist against SMU (10/22) and Fresno State (11/4).

Rowlett High School
Played three years for coach Eric Dade and the Sting `86 Soccer Club ... team captain for the Sting while playing sweeper ... helped the Sting win the Texas Cup in November of 2003 ... guided the Texans to the Gothia Cup (Sweden) and Dana Cup (Denmark) in 2000 during their European tour ... the Texans were the 2001 Regional III and the State Cup champions ... helped the Texans advance to the 2001 national finals ... two-time letterwinner for coach Greg Taylor at Rowlett.

Personal
Full name is Kristin Marie Wernimont ... majoring in kinesiology ... daughter of Vince and Denise Wernimont ... has two sisters (Whitney-18, Mindy-16) ... born May 21, 1986, in Dallas, Texas.

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