Former UTEP golfer Gerina Piller announced today that she would be representing team USA at next month's Summer Olympics in Rio. The former C-USA Player of the Year was a member of the Miners from 2003-2007.

"Representing my country at the world’s greatest athletic event would be an honor and privilege unlike any other, so I am excited to announce that I will be going to Rio. I look forward to playing alongside Stacy Lewis and Lexi Thompson as we try to bring glory to American golf and grow interest in women’s golf worldwide."

The native of Roswell, New Mexico became a full time member of the LPGA Tour in 2011. She recently finished tied for eighth place at the US Women's Open and qualified for the Olympic team.