| Erica Campanelli
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HONORS & AWARDS
· 2009 Co-Captain
· 2009 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Third Team
· 2009 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
· 2009 Preseason All-Big 12 Selection
· 2008 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
· 2008 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team
· Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2009, Spring & Fall 2008)
· Started in all 21 matches and was the only Longhorn to play in every minute of every match throughout the 2009 season.
· Registered the second goal of her career in the Longhorns Big 12 Championship semifinal match against Texas A&M (Nov. 6) ... was successful on a penalty kick for the score.
· Competed as a starting defender in all 21 matches...was one of four Longhorns to start every match and was the only sophomore to do so.
· Posted first career assist in 1-0 win at Kansas (10/24).
· Aided the UT back line in allowing just 14 goals over 21 matches, the lowest amount in program history.
· Also helped the Texas defense post a school record 11 shutouts.
· Only newcomer to start in all 24 games, playing the most minutes of any freshman and third highest on the team (2,322).
· Recorded the game-tying goal, and first of her career, in a 3-2 victory over second-seeded Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA Soccer Championship at the Aggie Soccer Complex.
· Aided the UT defense in holding 10 opponents scoreless and 19 teams to one goal or less.
· Member of the U.S. Soccer Youth National Team: Under -16 (2005), Under-15 (2004)
· Has come through the Region III ODP system since 2002... team captain for Region III squad in 2003 and 2004.
· Played for the North Texas ODP team that finished third at the 2004 ODP National Championship.
· Coached by Kenny Medina on the Dallas Texans Club team.
· Team captain for the D'Feeters Soccer Club (2000-06).
· Two-time All-District First Team defender (2003-05) for coach Diane Davey at Plano High School.
· Served as team captain during the 2004 and 2005 seasons.
· Garnered the 2003-04 varsity soccer MVP honors.
· Two-time Plano Tournament of Champions All-Tournament Team member (2003-04).
Born Erica L. Campanelli on March 8, 1989, in Richardson, Texas ... Parents are Richard and Jeanne Campanelli ... has one older brother, Steven ... member of the Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... majoring in sports management.
OFF THE FIELD WITH ERICA CAMPANELLI
What was your 2010 summer theme song? "The Words I Would Say" - Sidewalk Prophets
If you could build a dorm room, and live in any building on campus, where would you build it? I really like the San Jacinto location because its close to soccer and sports management
Favorite celebrity? Sandra Bullock
Greatest on the field moment? Scoring against A&M in the 2nd round of NCAAs freshman year
What is your weirdest trait? I'm an extreme perfectionist
What have you learned about yourself while in college? I can pass a Cooper test
What do you want to be doing in 10 years? Having a family and a job I love
What was your favorite movie of the summer? Toy Story 3
If you could be on the cover of any magazine what would it be? Food Network Magazine
What legacy do you hope to leave after graduation? That I worked hard and was a positive influence
What did you do this summer? Played in the W-League in NY and visited with family
What is your favorite sport outside of soccer? Volleyball
Favorite Texas BBQ joint? Salt Lick (The original location)
Weirdest class taken in college? Dining out in America
If you could go back in time and tell yourself one bit of advice what would it be? Have fun
Favorite looking jersey of the 2010 World Cup? USA
If you could major in one other subject, what would it be? Athletic Training
If you could witness any event in history what would it be? USA hockey winning the Olympics
Favorite board game? Catch Phrase or Apples to Apples