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Ariana Espinoza

Class: Senior
Position: M
Height: 5-6

Previous School: Florida Gulf Coast

Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica

2011 (Jr.)
• Appeared in 19 contests, starting 11
• Posted three goals on the season, including the game-winner in a 2-1 victory at Howard (Sept. 25)
• Also recorded a goal in 3-1 win against Charleston Southern (Oct. 1) and the Big South Championship semi-finals matchup versus Radford (Nov. 4)
• Chipped in an assist in Liberty's 3-1 win over Valparaiso during the Liberty Invitational (Sept. 4)
• Part of the defensive unit that went 10-straight games between Aug. 29 and Oct. 6 allowing no more than one goal per contest

2010 (So.)
• Started 19 games at defense
• Named to the 2010 Big South All-Conference Second Team
• Instrumental in helping Liberty record six shutouts on the year
• Netted a goal in Liberty's 6-0 win over Southern Virginia (9/15)
• Scored the game-winning goal in the Lady Flames' 3-2 victory over Coastal Carolina (11/5) in the quarterfinals of the 2010 Big South Championship.

2009 (Fr.)
• Played in 17 games for the Lady Flames, starting 14 …
• Named to the Big South all-freshman team …
• Helped Liberty shut out 10 opponents during the season, which included five-straight shutouts in the month of October and three-straight to close out the season.

Prep
• At the American International School of Costa Rica, was named to the all-star team and named the team MVP as a sophomore and junior
• Helped her team to a national championship in 2008
• Was a member of the national team of Costa Rica in 2007
• Also named to all-star team for volleyball as a sophomore

Personal
• Daughter of Oldermar Espinoza and Margarita Aguilar
• Birthday is Dec. 28.