Iribarne & Hargreaves Help Lift Rice In League-Opener
At Rice --
2013: Played in a total of 16 games in first season of Division I soccer... Worked her way into two starts, including the Owls' postseason appearance in the Conference USA Tournament... Averaged 40.9 minutes of playing time per game... Played a career-high 70 minutes in the road win at Vanderbilt... Recorded the assist on Holly Hargreaves' game-tying goal in the C-USA match at UTEP... Earned her first start two days later at UTSA... Scored a goal on her only shot of the day in the conference road game at Louisiana Tech, a victory that helped the Owls clinch a spot in the league tournament... Took a season-high two shots twice, vs. Texas State and Lamar... Finished with a .500 shots-on-goal percentage.
Club -- ODP player from 2006-2010... Played 2012 with the Eagles Soccer Club after four seasons with the SoCal Blues (2008-2011)... Helped lead the Eagles to the CSL Premier Championship... National Cup finalist and San Diego Surf Cup Champions with the Blues in 2009.
High School -- Multi-sport student-athlete at Crossroads School for the Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica Calif.... GCAC Alpha League First Team (09-10')... Named the Roadrunners `Attacking Player Of The Year' (09'-10' & 10'-11') and was the team's leading scorer... Standout on the school's track and cross country teams, earning the Most Valuable Runner award and winning league championships in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races.
Personal -- Full name: Isabella Hernandez (prefers the nickname "Bella.") Parents: Richard and Rosie Hernandez of Westchester, Calif., (has one brother). Chose to attend Rice over Pepperdine, Princeton, Cal State Fullerton, USC, Fresno State, and University of Iowa.