Georgina Herrara #24 - UCSD Tritons

Georgina Herrara #24 - UCSD Tritons

Georgina Herrara is now wearing #24 for the 2017-18 UCSD Triton fall season!

Attended nearby San Diego Mesa College for two years out of high school, playing for former UCSD captain and national champion Todd Curran ... From her position in central midfield, aided Olympians to back-to-back Pacific Coast Athletic Conference (PCAC) South Division titles and subsequent berths into CCCAA Southern California Regionals ... 2016 NSCAA Junior College Scholar All-America First Team with 3.86 GPA in accounting ... PCAC Player of the Year as a freshman and All-PCAC First Team again as a sophomore ... Two-time CCCSCA Southern California All-Region Team ... Mesa went 16-3-2 in sophomore year and unbeaten 9-0-1 in PCAC South play, earning No. 1 national ranking in October before settling for No. 20 in final NSCAA Division III poll ... Olympians were 13-8-1 and perfect 8-0 in PCAC South in 2015 ... 2016-17 Mesa SuperSTAR (STudent Athlete Recognition) Award and Mesa Female Athlete of the Year ... 2016 CCCAA and two-time Mesa Scholar-Athlete.

Played club soccer for Coronado from 2007-15.

A 2015 graduate of San Diego's San Ysidro High School ... Led Cougars to four South Bay League (MSBL) crowns, as co-champions for the latter two ... All-SBL First Team as a sophomore and second team as a freshman ... Team's Best Forward as a junior ... Also competed in swimming and water polo, and was part of two more SBL titles in latter as a junior and senior ... San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a senior.

Born Aug. 5 in Chula Vista ... Nicknamed Geo ... Parents are Jorge and Julissa Herrera ... Has a younger brother named Jorge Francisco and a younger sister named Georgette ... International studies-international business major with accounting minor at Muir College ... Most memorable soccer moments are road trips to Los Angeles ... Enjoys traveling ... Roots for FC Barcelona ... Favorite athlete is Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi ... Top movie is Dumb and Dumber ... Listens to The Weeknd ... Loves carne asada tacos ... Plays the piano ... Has volunteered as a medical translator to the Tijuana homeless.