Women's Soccer



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Vanessa Valadez
Vanessa  Valadez

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Kingwood, Texas

High School:
Kingwood Park

Height:
5-8

Position:
Forward

Experience:
FR-RS


04/25/2015

Mustangs Roll Past Abilene Christian 5-0 In Spring Finale

SMU ends spring with 4-1 record

09/05/2014

Getting To Know Women's Soccer: Vanessa Valadez

Freshman Has Made Immediate Impact

08/29/2014

SMU Defeats Texas Southern, 1-0, In Home Opener

Freshman Vanessa Valadez Tallies First Career Goal

HONORS
2015 AAC All-Rookie Team

CAREER STATS
Games/Starts:
23/23
Goals:
9 (season-high: 8, 2015)
Assists: 
4 (season-high 4, 2015)

GOALS
10/22/2015 at Temple (20')
9/27/2015 vs East Carolina (14', 90')
9/24/2015 vs Cincinnati (72')
9/13/2015 vs Northwestern State (83',85')
8/30/2015 vs Texas Southern (52')
8/28/2015 vs Kansas (83')
8/29/2014 vs. Texas Southern (6')

2015 (RFr.): Started all 18 games at forward...Led the Mustangs in goals (8), points (20) and tied for the team-lead in assists with four...Had two multi-goal games against Northwestern State (9/13) and East Carolina (9/27)...Scored a game-winner in the final minute against East Carolina to win 2-1...Also had goals against Kansas (8/28), Texas Southern (8/30), Cincinnati (9/24) and at Temple (10/22)...Was named AAC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three goals in two matches against Cincinnati and East Carolina...Led the team in shots(42) and shots on goal (20).

2014 (Fr.):
Redshirted... 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.

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