WACO, Texas – Jazmine Garcia of Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) claimed the Red River Athletic Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week award for Aug. 25-31, while OLLU's Jonathan Yanez received the men's cross country weekly honor for the same dates. These are the first awards of the 2014 season.
Garcia, a freshman from Zapata, Texas, placed fourth overall and first among competitors not representing an NCAA Division I school in the Alamo City Opener in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday. Garcia blazed to a time of 15:22 in the 4K event, which featured a field of 68 runners.
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.