The Wolverines open the home season Thursday vs. Weber State at 8 p.m.
SOPHOMORE (2013): Played in all 20 games for the Wolverines, starting 19 of them ... logged 1,468 minutes and fired 11 sjpts with four of them falling on goal ... earned Academic All-WAC honors.
FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 13 games at defender for UVU, including 10 starts ... logged 831 minutes on the year ... played the full 90 minutes four times during her freshman campaign.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at Sandia High School in Albuquerque ... three-year letter winner and varsity starter for a team that was three-time Metro tournament and District 2-5A champions and three-time state semi-finalists... was team captain her senior season and led the squad to an 18-2 record behind the state's top defense ... her team was ranked nationally in the ESPN Top 25 for six weeks in 2011 ... named First Team All-State, All-Metro, All-District in 2011, including District Player of the Year honors ... was a finalist for ESPN Player of the Week in 2009 ... played club for Rio Vista FC 94 Eagles where she was a team captain and five-year starter.
Personal ... Born March 23, 1994 in Albuquerque ... daughter of Shawn and Paula Mortensen ... graduated Sandia High School with a 4.175 GPA ... member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of High School Scholars ... served as Student Body Officer/Secretary in 2011-12 ... Vice President for Best Buddies Program ... volunteered at Roadrunner Food Bank and the Headstart After School Reading Program ... plans to major in Exercise Science at UVU.