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Xitlali Herrera
17  Xitlali Herrera

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Júarez, México

Last College:
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Júarez

Height:
6-0

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
01/02/1992

Experience:
1L

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

12/18/2013

Herrera Earns AVCA Honorable Mention All-America

Senior Xitlali Herrera are named to the 2013 AVCA Division I All-America team.

12/11/2013

Herrera Earns All Region Honors

UTEP middle blocker Xitlali Herrera was named All-Southwest Region by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)

12/01/2013

Pacific Deals UTEP Third Straight Setback, 3-1

Seniors Xitlali Herrera and Malia Patterson both recorded double-doubles against Pacific, but it wasn't enough as the Tigers defeated the Miners on Saturday, 3-1.

11/21/2013

UTEP Falls to Southern Miss in Five Sets

Xitlali Herrera proved to be a force for the Miners as she hammered 27 kills with only five errors on 46 attempts.

11/17/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs East Carolina

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

11/12/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs NMSU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

10/27/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs UTSA

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

09/21/2013

UTEP vs Hampton. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

UTEP over Hampton.

09/06/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs Oral Roberts

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2012 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
2012 AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention
2012 All-Conference USA First Team
2012 Conference USA All-Academic
2012 Conference USA Offensive Athlete of the Week (Oct. 1)
2012 Conference USA Defensive Athlete of the Week (Sept. 10)
2012 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist
2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2011 AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention
2011 All-Conference USA First Team
2011 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2012 (JUNIOR): Became the second Miner in program history to earn a spot in the AVCA All-American Honorable Mention team ... named to the AVCA All-Midwest Region first team ... received her second consecutive All-Conference USA first team honor as the only middle blocker in the league to play all-six rotations ... started in all 29 matches for the Miners ... led the team in hitting percentage (.300) guiding UTEP to rank No. 62 in the nation and first in the conference with a .236 hitting efficiency ... rated second on the squad in kills (333), digs (290), blocks (101) and aces (20) ... registered 10 double-doubles, including an impressive 17 kills and 15 digs versus Tulsa (10/12) where she led the squad's defense and offense ... matched her career-high of 20 kills against Arkansas (9/8) recording a hitting percentage of .485 ... commanded the Miners frontcourt and directed them to rank 70th nationally and second in the league in blocks per set (2.36) ... earned three spots in the UTEP recordbook for hitting percentage in three sets against UAB (.647-4th), hitting percentage in four sets versus SMU (.556-3rd) and in four sets against Southern Miss (.542-4th) ... totaled 10 or more kills in 19 matches and 10 or more digs in 15 matches during the 2012 campaign ... was the fourth Miner to earn Conference USA All-Academic honors ... was named to the Razorback Invitational All-Tournament team.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Named AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention ... selected to the All-Conference USA First Team during her first season with the Miners ... started in 32 of 33 matches for UTEP ... led the squad in kills (384), hitting percentage (.321), kills per set (3.23) and blocks (132) ... ranks second in program history for block assists in a single season with 121 ... registered 25 double-digit kill performances and posted 11 double-doubles ... pounded a conference-high 12 blocks (2s/10a) against SMU (9/25) ... recorded a career-high 20 kills versus Houston (10/30) ... ranked sixth in the league in blocks per set (1.11), sixth in hitting percentage and ninth in kills per set ... an all-tournament team selection at the Cornell Invitational (MVP), El Paso Sports Commission and Towne Place Suites/UCF Challenge ... also contributed 289 digs, 30 assists and 20 aces for the Miners ... named to the 2011 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Participated in FIVB, NORCECA and Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour with seven top-10 finishes ... represented México three times in the Campeonato Intercontinental Juvenil Sub 20 ... led México to the semi-finals of the 2010 Bicentennial Beach Volleyball Cup ... a member of the 2009 Women's Junior World Championship.

PERSONAL: Xitlali Herrera is the daughter of Miguel Herrera and Lilia Corrujedo ... she has two brothers (Edgar and Erick) ... born in Júarez, México on Jan. 2, 1992.

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