Golden Eagles blow past Jackson State in 10-0 win
Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.
2015 (Sophomore): Did not see game action.
2014 (Freshman): Played in 10 games as a rookie, making one start ... Recorded three points on the year, scoring a goal and adding an assist ... Scored the Golden Eagles' lone goal in a 1-0 shutout victory over Arkansas State for first collegiate goal ... Had an assist on Allie Baumhower's goal against Mississippi Valley State, helping Southern Miss to an 8-0 win ... Notched five shots on the season with one shot on goal ... Made collegiate debut against Mississippi Valley State and earned first collegiate start on the road at Alabama A&M.
High School: Played soccer at West Florida High School of Advanced Technology in Pensacola, Fla. ... Named First Team All-District as a sophomore and junior, while claiming Second Team accolades as a freshman and senior ... Named to the Florida All-Star Team as a member of the West squad ... Scored 38 goals with 28 assists for 104 career points ... Played club soccer with Gulf Coast Texans ... Participated in the Olympic Development Program in Montevallo, Ala. ... Also was a member of the cross country team ... Honor student and member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Andrea Carolina Rivera-Santiago ... Daughter of Lilia Santiago and Armando Rivera ... Has an older brother, Armando Rivera Jr. ... Born on June 2 in San Juan, Puerto Rico ... Majoring in pre law.