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Heather Turcios

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Azusa, Calif.

High School:
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender

Club:
El Salvador Women's National Team


2017:
Played in 18 matches, starting three of them in Denver’s defense... Played on a back line that allowed just 106 shots on goal in 2017, the fewest shots on goal per game allowed in the Summit League…Played on a back-four that allowed the third-fewest goals in league play this season.

2016:
Played in 18 of Denver’s 19 matches, starting eight of them, seeing 844 minutes of action…Tallied an assist on Denver’s opener in the Pioneers’ 2-1 win over SIUE (Aug. 26).

Before Denver:
Has played in the back four for the U-20 El Salvador Women’s National Team… Scored six goals and tallied six assists from her defensive position in 2015 for her high school team…Captain of her 2016 club (CZ Elite) and high school programs…Four-year varsity player and in 2015 earned numerous awards, including Second-Team All-Mission League, Second Team All-Pasadena and First Team All-Glendale.

Personal:
Born December 10, 1997 in Glendale, Calif...Daughter of Raul and Cindy...Only child...Chose Denver because she loved the coaching staff, the beautiful campus, the level of academics and the family atmosphere the program has…Also recruited by Loyola Marymount and UC Riverside…Intends to major in environmental science.

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