WACO, Texas – Bernardo Pegas of Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) earned recognition as the Red River Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 16-22, and OLLU's Summer Almanza was named the RRAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the same dates. This is the second set of awards of the 2015 tennis season.
Pegas claimed victories in both his singles and doubles matches as the Saints defeated Schreiner University (Texas), 9-0, last Friday. The sophomore from Brazil won his #2 singles match, 6-0, 6-1, over Dayton Hancock of Schreiner then claimed an 8-0 win in doubles with partner Tanis Martinez. OLLU is now 2-1 on the season.
WACO, Texas – Saad Milan of the University of Texas-Brownsville was named the Red River Athletic Conference Men's Golfer of the Week for Feb. 16-22, while UTB's Veronika Vasquez was tabbed as the RRAC Women's Golfer of the Week for the same dates. This is the second set of awards for the 2015 golf season.
Milan finished 21st in a talent-heavy field of 71 individuals at the Claud Jacobs Invitational at Victoria Country Club in Victoria, Texas. The senior from Torreon, Mexico, braved winds in excess of 40 miles per hour in the final round to shoot a three-round total of 228. Milan shot even par at 72 in the second round against a field that included nine of the top 25 teams in the NAIA on one of the more difficult courses on NAIA schedules.
WACO, Texas – Christine Rosas of Langston University (Okla.) wrapped up the Red River Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week honor for Feb.16-22, while her teammate, Morgan Thonhoff, earned the RRAC Pitcher of the Week award for the same dates. This is the third set of awards for the 2015 softball season.
Rosas hit safely in each game during a 6-0 week for the Lady Lions. The sophomore outfielder was 3-for-7 in a double-header sweep of Southwestern Christian University (Okla.), and she was 3-for-5 with an RBI as Langston took a pair of games from Haskell Indian Nations University (Kan.). Rosas closed the week with a 4-for-4 game and two runs scored to sink Southwestern University (Kan.), 7-4. For the week, the San Antonio, Texas, native was 11-for-19 with nine runs scored and four walks. Langston soared to 7-1 on the season while riding a seven-game winning streak.