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UTEP Football: Trace Mascorro Garners C-USA All-Freshman Honors

Defensive Lineman Trace Mascorro was named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team, the league announced on Tuesday.

Mascorro made 11 starts in 12 games as a true freshman. The Refugio, Texas, native recorded 29 tackles (11 solo) with 4.0 tackles for loss and a pair of quarterback hurries. He posted his first score, a 26-yard touchdown, on a fumble recovery at rival NM State.

Mascorro recorded a season-high five tackles and a tackle for loss against WKU. The freshman opened his collegiate career with a start at no. 7 Oklahoma, notching two tackles.