SMU ends spring with 4-1 record
Freshman Has Made Immediate Impact
Freshman Vanessa Valadez Tallies First Career Goal
2014 (Fr.): Played in five games, starting all five... Scored the game-winner, her first career goal, against Texas Southern (Aug. 29)... Tallied 11 shots, including seven on goal, on the season... Recorded seven shots against Texas Southern.
Prep:Valadez played club soccer for Challenge SC ECNL and at Kingwood Park High School... Also participated in the 2013 and 2014 ECNL Player Development Program in Frisco, Texas... Co-captained her Challenge team in 2013-14... Named to the 2012 all-event team in Sanford, Fla., and was the leading goal scorer during the 2012 ECNL Regionals... Named first team all-district in high school three straight years from 2010-13 and named honorable mention all-state in 2013... In 2011 and 2012, led her team to a bi-district championship... After scoring 40 goals with 17 assists in 2012-13 her team advanced to the regional semifinals... Earned one VYPE Magazine Houston Player of the Month honor and was named academic all-district 2010-13.
8/29/14 vs. Texas Southern (6')