Kickoff slated for 8 p.m. (CT) at UTEP's University Field
Lady Tigers look to build momentum ahead of C-USA Tournament next week
Lady Tigers face Tulsa on Friday at 6 p.m., SMU on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Senior day slated for Sunday at 1 p.m. against Houston
Lady Tigers challenged to win two-game trip to Colorado College and UTEP for first time
As the 2012 Memphis women's soccer season beings, the Tigers will be without players Christabel Oduro, Kylie Davis and Natalia Gomez-Junco who will be representing their respective countries in the 2012 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup over the next two weeks in Japan. Oduro and Davis play for the Canada U20 team while Gomez-Junco represents Mexico.
2012 Mexico U20 - Member of the 2012 Mexico U20 Women's Team that will play for the World Cup from Aug. 19 to Sept. 8 in Japan.
2011 (Freshman) - Played in all 24 matches and made 10 starts ... Registered first career goal at Samford ... Scored goals in back-to-back games against Charlotte and Vanderbilt ... Collected the program's first hat trick since 2007 against Tulsa in regular-season play ... Added a goal against UCF and the golden goal against Tulsa in the C-USA Tournament ... Notched first assist in the NCAA Tournament match against UT Martin ... Named to the C-USA All-Freshman Team.
Prior to Memphis - A standout midfielder for the Mexico U20 National Team in the World Cup in 2010 ... Scored a goal in the quarterfinals against Korea ... A six-time all-state selection in Nuevo León ... Her Prepa Tec squad claimed two national championships (2008/2010) and earned third-place finishes in the 2007 and 2009 ... Her school won first place in the national tournament of private high schools in 2009 ... Named the MVP of that tournament.
Personal -Daughter of Bernardo Gomez-Junco and Veronica Esteva ... Enjoys watching movies, being with friends and playing tennis...Major is civil engineering.