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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:
3L

08/28/2014

Miners Open 2014 Season at Lobo Classic

UTEP volleyball team will open the 2014 season by competing at the Lobo Classic this weekend.

07/11/2014

UTEP Assistant to Lead High Performance Volleyball Team

UTEP assistant volleyball coach Julie Allen has been chosen to lead the Sun Country region High Performance team.

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)

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

2013 AVCA All-American Honorable Mention
2013 AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2013 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist
2013 C-USA All Academic Team
2013 All Conference USA Team
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 (SENIOR): Became the first Miner in program history to earn three consecutiveAVCA Division I All-America honors ... named to the AVCA All-Southwest Region first team ... received All-Conference USA first team honors becoming the first Miner to earn the honor for three consecutive years ...ranked 23rd nationally, fourth in C-USA and first on the team in kills with 465 including a career high 27 against Tulsa (11/15) and Southern Miss (11/19) ... tallied 29 double-digit kill performances ... ranks fourth all-time in career kills (1,182) ... tied for the top spot in the UTEP recordbooks in kills in three sets as she hammered 24 kills against Oral Roberts (9/26) ... ranked 14th nationally, third in C-USA and first on the team in points, totaling 5.11 points per set ...registered 13 double-double matches, including an impressive 18 kills and 17 digs against LA Tech (9/27) and Marshall (11/1) ... was named C-USA Offensive Athlete of the Week after leading the team a 3-0 victory over the Rice Owls with a match-high 12 kills with only one error and .611 hitting percentage ... led the squad with 107 blocks (83a/24s) ... ranked second on the team in digs with 291... added 36 assists and16 service aces ... was named to the Chevron Rainbow Wahine, UTEP Invitational, and Art Carmichael Invitational All-Tournament teams.

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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