PHARR - Karla Olivarez, recent graduate of PSJA Southwest Early College High School signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Texas Southern University in Houston this fall. She is the first PSJA Southwest soccer athlete to sign with a Division 1 school. 

Karla was a 4-year member of the Javelina Girls Soccer Team, where she also served as Captain. She helped the Lady Javelinas reach the playoffs each year and win a District Championship. She was also named All-District 1st Team.

While in high school she was a member of the National Honor Society and was top 10 percent of her class. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from South Texas College prior to her high school graduation.