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Participated in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany in 2010 for Mexico. She scored a goal in Mexico’s 3-3 draw against Japan and netted the game winner in the 62nd minute in a 1-0 victory over England in group play. Cuellar was an alternate for Mexico’s 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup held in Germany.
After transferring from the University of Arizona after the 2011 season, Cuellar made Oklahoma University soccer history by being named the 2012 Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Year, became the first member of the Oklahoma program to earn a spot on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Central Region First Team in her lone season with the Sooners. Cuellar also earned spots on the All-Big 12 First Team and Big 12 All-Newcomer Team for her efforts in 2012.
The La Puente, Calif., native led the Sooners with 26 points from a team-high 12 goals, which ranks as the third-most in a single season in Oklahoma history. Her 13 points from six goals in eight Big 12 regular season matches paced the conference. Cuellar, who was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week twice in 2012, earned national honors when she was named Disney Soccer/NSCAA Player of the Week after scoring game-winning goals against Kansas and TCU.
2009 – Arizona (Sophomore):
Led the team in points (12), goals (6), shots (43) and shots on goal (21) … An honorable mention selection to the All-Pac-10 team … In a five game stretch, scored three game-winning goals, five total goals and nine shots on goal … Was responsible for over a third of the team’s scoring and nearly a quarter of the team’s total attempts at goal
2008 – Arizona (Freshman):
Appeared in 19 games for the Wildcats, starting 18 of them at the forward position … Named to the All-Pac-10 Freshman team … Selected as honorable mention for the All-Pac-10 Team … Both honors were decided by the Pac-10 coaches votes … Tied for the team lead with five goals and second on the team with assists with two … Led team in shots on goal with 48 and game winning goals with four … Second on the team with total points with 12 … In first career start against Utah (8/29), scored first career goal in the second minute to lead the Wildcats to a 4-0 win over the Utes … Also against Utah, recorded first career assist … Netted goals against Weber State, Texas, Texas Tech, CS Northridge and had scored on a penalty kick against Arizona State.
Born Renae Nicole Cuellar in June 1990 in Bellflower, Calif. … Daughter of Andy Garcia and Dolores Cuellar…Majored in Psychology and Minored in Spanish at Arizona.