WACO, Texas – Stephanie Diaz of Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) and Samantha Gutierrez of the University of the Southwest (N.M.) were named the Red River Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Co-Offensive Players of the Week for Oct. 20-26, while Natalie Martinez of Wiley College (Texas) claimed the Defensive Player of the Week honor for the same dates. This is the ninth set of weekly awards for the 2014 season.
Diaz, a senior midfielder from Katy, Texas, scored a pair of goals and assisted on two others as the Saints stayed unbeaten in conference play last week. Her six-point effort came in a 5-1 win over LSU Alexandria (La.) as she played a part in four of her team's five goals. In the process, Diaz also established new school career records for goals (36) and assists (16). OLLU holds on to the RRAC's top spot with a record of 6-0 and a mark of 9-6 on the season.
WACO, Texas – Ricardo Diegues of the University of Texas-Brownsville and Edrian Negrete of the University of the Southwest (N.M.) earned a share of the Red River Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award for Oct. 20-26. UTB's Archie Massen grabbed sole ownership of the Defensive Player of the Week honor for the same dates. This is the ninth set of weekly awards for the 2014 season.
Diegues, a senior forward from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, recorded a hat trick as the Ocelots won a pair of conference matches last week. He netted three goals and assisted on another in a 9-0 defeat of LSU Alexandria (La.) on Saturday, increasing his conference scoring lead. Diegues is first among all RRAC players with 23 goals and 53 points. UTB remains tied in the RRAC standings at 7-0 and unbeaten at 16-0 on the season.
WACO, Texas – Regina Trapp of the University of St. Thomas (Texas) was recognized as the Red River Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for her performance over Oct. 20-26. Jade Tigilau of Bacone College (Okla.) earned the RRAC Hitter of the Week award, Toree Misa'alefua of Bacone collected Setter of the Week, and Shelby Staples of UST was selected as the Libero of the Week for the same dates. This is the ninth set of weekly awards for the 2014 season.
Trapp, a senior outside hitter from Santa Fe, Texas, posted a .577 hitting percentage in a 1-1 week for the Celts. She led the team with 17 kills including 11 in a 3-0 sweep over University of the Southwest (N.M.). Her hitting percentage was .769 in that match. For the week, Trapp committed only two errors in 26 total attacks. She ranks fifth in the RRAC with a .253 hitting percentage. The Celts moved to 6-3 in the RRAC standings with a record of 16-9 overall.