WACO, Texas – Alette Taylor of the University of St. Thomas (Texas) notched Red River Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors for Aug. 25-31, while her teammate, Adriana Torres, was selected as the RRAC Defensive Player of the Week for the same dates. These were the first awards of the 2014 season.
Taylor, a freshman midfielder from Katy, Texas, accounted for the first goal of her college career and the only goal of the game as the Lady Celts defeated Prairie View A&M University (Texas), 1-0. The contest also marked the first game in the history of the UST women's program, which started with the victory over an NCAA Division I opponent.
WACO, Texas – Tobi Oganla of Bacone College (Okla.) was named the Red River Athletic Conference Men's Offensive Player of the Week for the dates of Aug. 25-31, the first award of the 2014 season.
Oganla, a senior forward from London, England, talled one goal on five shots as the Warriors dropped their first two matches over the Labor Day Weekend. He chipped in a goal in Bacone's defeat against Southwestern Christian Univerisiy (Okla.) on Saturday. Oganla was the Warriors' leading scorer in 2013 with eight goals on the season.
WACO, Texas -- Octavia Golden of Huston-Tillotson University (Texas) earned recognition as the Red River Athletic Conference Volleyball Player and Hitter of the Week for the dates of Aug. 25-31, while her teammates, A'Kia Mumphrey and Kaylah Zepeda were named Setter and Libero of the Week for the same dates. These are the first weekly awards of the 2014 season.
Golden, a senior middle blocker from Dallas, posted a hitting percentage of .286 as the Lady Rams started the season at 1-4. She connected on 43 kills with 13 errors on 105 attempts. Golden's best outing came with 14 kills in a 3-2 loss to Dallas Christian College, and she added 13 in a narrow loss to Centenary College (La.).