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FRESHMAN SPOTLIGHT: JORGE DUENAS

06/17/2016, 12:30pm MDT
By Staff

From Mexico City to the Sun City, the Miners add another defenseman to the roster!

Join us in welcoming the newest addition to the Miners Hockey Club roster, incoming freshman Jorge Dueñas Abin from Mexico City, Mexico.
 
“Jorge is a well rounded player. He's a natural defenseman that can also play forward. He's had a lot of success on the Mexican national team and we look forward to having his experience in the locker room,” notes Coach Herman on the addition of Dueñas to the Miner roster.
 
Position: Defenseman
Previous Team: El Paso Rhinos
Stats:
Height: 5' 10”
Weight: 180
Major: Pre-Business
 
What are you looking forward to most about coming to UTEP?
Making new friends and playing some hockey games.
 
What has been the favorite moment of your hockey career so far?
When I won gold medal in the National Olympics in Mexico 2013.
 
When did you start playing the game of hockey?
When I was 11 years’ old.
 
Which NHL player(s) do you model your game after?
John Carlson because he is the defenseman type that I like to play and I really enjoy watching him play.
 
What is your favorite activity outside of hockey?
Spending time with my family and friends
 
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