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Charissa Ballesteros
21  Charissa Ballesteros

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

Last College:
Pima CC

Position:
Catcher/Infield

Birthdate:
06/24/1991

Experience:
1L

B/T:
R/R

03/17/2013

UTEP Scores Five Runs in Eighth, Beat Jackson State

Miners win two of five games in tourney

02/10/2013

UTEP Softball Splits Day Two of Fresno Tourney

Miners notch first win of season

02/07/2013

UTEP Softball to Open 2013 Season at Fresno State Kick-Off

Miners set to begin their 10th season

05/01/2012

Carrera Crushes 30th Home Run in 10-7 Miner Victory Against UNM

Carrera, the nation's home run leader, is the first player to reach the 30 home run plateau in a season since Kelly Majam (Hawaii) did it in 2010.

04/28/2012

Miners Swept in Doubleheader by Tulsa

Chelsea Troupe and Camilla Carrera had a combined three home runs in both games.

04/28/2013

UTEP Softball Senior Day 2013

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

04/27/2013

UTEP Softball vs. Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

04/22/2012

UTEP Softball vs UAB (Senior Day)

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/03/2012

UTEP Softball vs Iowa State

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

· 2012 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2012 (JUNIOR): Started 22 games in her first season at UTEP ... drove in eight runs ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI against New Mexico (5/1).

PRIOR TO UTEP: Finished the 2010 season at Pima Community College with a batting average of .445 (ranked 16th in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference), 81 RBI's (second in the ACCAC), 20 doubles and 101 hits ... batted .367 in 2011 ...led the team with seven home runs ... registered a .987 fielding percentage ... named to the All-ACCAC second team ... appeared in five consecutive ASA National Championships with Tucson Elite.

PERSONAL: Born in Tucson, Ariz. On June 22, 1991 Charissa Ann Ballestros is the daughter of Angel and Joy Ballestros ... her uncle Eddie Leon played 15 years in Major League Baseball and her grandfather Angel Ballestros Sr. was a member of the U.S. Army National baseball team from 1951-55 ... mechanical engineering major.