UHV Soccer Players Earn Conference Honors 10/1

Men's, Women's Player Receive Weekly Awards

Red River conference honors for two UHV soccer players Tuesday.

University of Houston-Victoria seniors Amanda Bautista and Brody Patience were recognized Tuesday earning recognition from the Red River Athletic Conference.

Bautista, a goalkeeper from Houston, was named the RRAC Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 23-29, while Patience, a forward from Douglas, Isle of Man, was named the RRAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. It was the second time Patience has been honored this season.

Bautista recorded two clean sheets this past week to help the University of Houston-Victoria women’s soccer team to get off to a 2-0 start in Red River Athletic Conference play.

Bautista faced 14 shots, including six on goal, for the week and came away with all six saves in wins over Paul Quinn and Texas A&M-Texarkana. She currently has a 5-2 record in goal with five shutouts and 35 saves, while allowing nine goals in nine games. The Jaguars are currently 6-4 on the year and 2-0 in conference play.

Patience had his best game of the season with three goals and an assist in the Jaguars’ 5-0 win over Paul Quinn. He then added another assist in a 2-1 overtime win against Texas A&M-Texarkana, as the Jaguars improved to 10-0 on the season and 2-0 in RRAC play.

For the season, Patience leads the team with eight goals, seven assists and 23 points, along with four game-winning goals. He has taken 26 shots, including 15 on goal.