Texarkana, Texas - Several UHV soccer players get Red River All-Conference honors.
Eight members of the University of Houston-Victoria men's soccer team were named to the Red River Athletic Conference all-conference team on Thursday night with junior Oliver Nugent named the RRAC Newcomer of the Year.
Brody Patience earned his third straight selection to the All-RRAC first team while Brandon Watts and Connagh Wilks earned their second straight first-team honor. Also earning first-team honors were Nugent and Gian Marco Cordoba.
Earning recognition on the second team was Uriel Garcia, who also was named to the RRAC Champions of Character team, and Gifanho Lubaki. Earning honorable mention recognition was Sydney Tume.
Head coach Adrian Rigby was named the RRAC Coach of the Year.
Nugent has appeared in 14 games scoring seven goals with three assists and two game winning goals, while Patience leads the team with nine goals, 10 assists and five game-winning goals in 16 games. Watts has added four goals and three assists with two game-winning goals in 17 games, while Wilks has added two goals and two assists in 16 games.
Cordoba has tallied 37 saves while allowing eight goals in 16 games. He has a 0.822 save percentage with eight shutouts and a 14-0-2 record in goal.
UHV has four women on all-conference
Four members of the UHV women's soccer team received RRAC all-conference honors as Elizabeth McDonald led the way as the only first team selection.
Named to the second team were Amanda Bautista and Elizabeth Reyes, while Nisa Ollivierre was named honorable mention. Bautista was also named as a member of the conference's Champions of Character team.