UHV Men’s Soccer Ready To Start Season 8-29

Jaguars Open At Home Saturday

Saturday is opening day for UHV soccer.
The Jaguar men, one of the favorites to win the Red River Conference this season. Last year, the UHV men made it to the Red River tournament semifinals. The Jaguars return two-time first team All-Conference senior forward Brody Patience, who paced the team with eight goals and two assists last year, and junior forward Adrian Rodriguez. who added five goals and four assists. The Jaguars’ defense has returnees like senior Uriel Garcia and juniors Connagh Wilks, Brandon Watts and Jacob Collen. Last Sunday, the Jaguars won their scrimmage at Schreiner, and two of the UHV men told me how much progress they’ve seen from their team in the pre-season.

Said defender Uriel Garcia, “We are still looking for improvements on the team. We are connecting, we’re working on our chemistry. We’re refining the most we can. “

Said striker Adrian Mendoza, “Obviously it’s always good to come out victorious. We’re always looking for improvement. We would like to go 3-0 but sometimes you have to lose to learn from your mistakes. “
UHV men’s and women’s soccer’s open regular season action at the Cage Saturday afternoon against Oklahoma City. Ladies game first at one, men’s game at 3:30.