Full name is Mariana Carina Sims ... Born on August 16, 1994 in Washington, D.C. ... Daughter of Bryan and Marguerita Brunson Sims ... Graduated with honors from Westlake High School in Austin, Texas ... Played for coach Chuck Nowland and helped team to the 5A State title in both 2010 and 2011 ... Won a total of 10 times at Westlake and was named to the All-State, All-Region and All-District team each of her three seasons ... Served as the team captain in 2012 ... Also had a tremendous amateur resume ... Qualified for the 2012 US Women's Amateur as well as the 2010 and 2011 US Junior Girl's Amateur ... Advanced to match play at the 2012 Women's Transnational Amateur ... Finished fifth in a strong field at the 2009 Arizona Silver Belle Championship and then won the event in 2010, topping a number of the best collegiate players ... Played in the Kathy Whitworth Invitational four-straight years and finished fifth in 2010 ... Recorded a total of six top-10 finishes in AJGA events ... Dominated the Texas Junior Golf Tour, winning twice and posting 25 top-10s, 19 top-5s and five runner-ups ... Was named a second team All-American on the 2008 Future Collegians World Tour ... Father Bryan played basketball at both Bethany College and Howard University.