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#27 Laura Pimienta
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Mountain View HS
Experience: High School
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2014: Pimienta played a vital role for the Wildcats in 2014, playing all 21 matches and starting 19 of them … It was the first time that Pimienta had ever played as a fullback in her life but she did a remarkable job … In 10 of the 21 matches, Pimienta played all 90 minutes (or more) for the Wildcats … In 1,600 mintues of action, Pimienta took four shots.

2013: Participated in eight games … Registered a total of four shots with one on goal.

Prep:  Four-year letterwinner at Marana High School … Team captain junior and senior years … Team’s Most Valuable Player both junior and senior years … First-team all-city as a junior and senior … First-team all-state as a senior, second-team all-state as a sophomore and junior and honorable mention as a freshman … Led team to two-time state semifinals … Played club for Tucson Soccer Academy … Honor Roll student.

Personal: Daughter of Salvador Pimienta and Alicia Hernandez … Has one brother, Marlon and two sisters, Priscilla and Estefania.