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    Claudia Cardenas
    Claudia Cardenas

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Visailia, Calif.

    Last College:
    Florida International University

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    Forward

    Fresno State: (2009) Made 14 appearances and 12 starts ... made first start on Sept. 13 against Cal State Bakersfield ... led the team in scoring with five goals for 10 points ... scored first goal on Sept. 13 against CSUB ... scored three game-winning goals ... recorded 20 shots and 16 shots on goal for an on goal percentage of .800.

    FIU: (2008) Lead the team in points with 13 and goals with five ... also had three assists ... played in 19 games and started 16 ... had two game-winning goals ... was 1-1 in penalty kicks ... played 1,331 minutes ... had 59 shots and 30 shots on goal. (2007) Started in 16 matches ... led the team in goals (6) and points (12) ... carried FIU to a 2-1 victory over Stetson (9/23) by scoring both Golden Panther goals ... she scored FIU's lone goal against cross-town rival University of Miami (10/17) ... against Sun Belt rival Arkansas State, she led FIU to a 3-2 win by netting two goals ... was named to the Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll.

    Tulare Western HS: Earned league MVP honors as a sophomore year ... a two-time EYL league first-team player and three-time Fresno Bee all-star ... won the Division II Valley Championship as a Mustang ... recognized as team MVP her sophomore year ... played for the Bullard club team and was a Cal North State Cup semifinalist.

    Personal: Born December 22, 1988 ... daughter of Jesus and Maria Cardenas ... has a sister, Sulema and two brothers, Jesus and Emmanuel ... hobbies include watching movies and hanging out with friends ... biggest athletic thrill was winning the EYL Valley championship ... admires her parents because they are very supportive.

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