Houston has added sophomore transfer Christine Nieva
from Arizona State.
Nieva, who has played in midfield an as a forward, is a native of
Dallas and represented Mexico at the 2006 Under-20 Women's World Cup. She also has played for Mexico at the senior level, debuting against the USA in the farewell game for Mia Hamm
, Julie Foudy
and Joy Fawcett
in December 2004.
She enrolled in UH at the beginning
of the semester and has participated in spring drills with the Cougars. She will be a junior this fall with two seasons of eligibility remaining. She played in 20 matches with the Sun Devils. She
was limited to seven matches during her freshman season due to injury.