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MEN’S SOCCER

RICHARDSON, Texas – University of Mary Hardin-Baylor senior Case Carnes was named the Offensive Player of the Year and junior Caleb Vandergriff was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year to highlight the 2017 American Southwest Conference Men’s Soccer awards and all-conference team after a vote of the league’s head coaches.

Carnes tied for second in the conference with eight goals to go with four assists for the ASC champion Cru. He also led with six game-winning goals, including one with nine minutes left in the ASC Championship Finals on Sunday. Carnes is also a three-time All-ASC selection.

Vandergriff scored four goals, two game-winners, with an assist and led the UMHB defense that recorded nine shutouts and 0.55 goals against average.

The University of Texas at Tyler Leandro Cid-Fernandez claimed Midfielder of the Year for the third consecutive season. The senior recorded six goals, three assists and a pair of game-winners. Cid-Fernandez was also the Offensive Player of the Year in 2016.

UT-Tyler senior John McGuffin was Goalkeeper of the Year. He came up with 42 saves; a .824 save percentage, 0.47 goals against average and eight shutouts

The University of Texas at Dallas’ Jesse Ardila and McMurry University’s Jordan Sczech were the Co-Offensive Freshman of the Year. Ardila had two goals and four assists, tying for the second most in the ASC. Sczech tied for fourth in league with six goals to go with an assist and two game-winning goals.

Gage Ott of UTD was named the Defensive Freshman of the Year. Ott helped the Comets record 0.87 goals against average and ten shutouts.

Mary Hardin-Baylor senior goalkeeper Javier Zaragoza was the Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year. Head coach Brad Bankhead was named Coach of the Year for leading the Cru to a 15-2-1 overall record and a 10-1 ASC record and a conference title. Bankhead won ASC Coach of the Year in 2009 as well.

Sixteen all-conference selections made a return appearance to the ASC awards led by Concordia University Texas senior four-time selection Alejandro Labastida. Five players were on the all-conference team for the third time.

2017 All-ASC Men’s Soccer Teams

Individual Awards
Offensive Player of the Year: Case Carnes, Mary Hardin-Baylor
Defensive Player of the Year: Caleb Vandergriff, Mary Hardin-Baylor
Midfielder of the Year: Leandro Cid-Fernandez, UT-Tyler
Goalkeeper of the Year: John McGuffin, UT-Tyler
Co-Offensive Freshman of the Year: Jesse Ardila, UT-Dallas
Co-Offensive Freshman of the Year: Jordan Sczech, McMurry
Defensive Freshman of the Year: Gage Ott, UT-Dallas
Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year: Javier Zaragoza, Mary Hardin-Baylor
Coach of the Year: Brad Bankhead, Mary Hardin-Baylor

First Team

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Steven Dang 2 Jr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Plano, Texas
D Luke Lopez Sr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Abilene, Texas
D Caleb Vandergriff 3 Jr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Georgetown, Texas
D Ryan Brinda 3 Jr. UT Tyler Coppell, Texas
D Mason Anderson So. UT Dallas Frisco, Texas
F Lucas Pereira 3 Jr. UT Tyler Barcelona, Spain
F Case Carnes 3 Sr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Tyler, Texas
F Alejandro Labastida 4 Sr. Concordia Texas Austin, Texas
F Alfredo Kaegi 2 So. UT Dallas Frisco, Texas
F Omar Aguirre Jr. Concordia Texas Austin, Texas
GK John McGuffin Sr. UT Tyler North Richland Hills, Texas
GK Bryce Eichhorn Sr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Aurora, Colo.
M Leandro Cid-Fernandez3 Sr. UT Tyler Cordoba, Texas
M Caleb Almanza 2 Sr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Odessa, Texas
M Danny Meyer 4 Sr. UT Dallas Phoenix, Ariz.
M Martin Lopez So. Mary Hardin-Baylor Hutto, Texas
M Ronny Garza Jr. Concordia Texas Austin, Texas

Second Team

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Nash Cole 2 Jr. Concordia Texas Sugar Land, Texas
D Brad Rivenes So. UT Dallas Sugar Land, Texas
D Travis Collins So. UT Tyler Wichita Falls, Texas
D Josh Erwin Jr. McMurry Duncanville, Texas
F Rafael Lara Jr. McMurry Houston, Texas
F Tracer Moore 2 Sr. Howard Payne Houston, Texas
F Frane Vidosevic So. Hardin-Simmons Zagreb, Croatia
F Thomas Ross Jr. Ozarks Heath, Texas
GK Alex Chavez Sr. McMurry Galveston, Texas
M Daaron McFarling Sr. UT Dallas Fairview, Texas
M John Dunbar Jr. Belhaven Biggar, Scotland
M Daniel Lemus Sr. Howard Payne Salado, Texas
M Jesus Sanchez So. McMurry El Paso, Texas

Third Team

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Eric Bigon 2 Sr. Concordia Texas Belton, Texas
D Ben Matthews So. Hardin-Simmons Waco, Texas
D Travis Atkinson 2 So. East Texas Baptist Palestine, Texas
D Spence Jean Baptiste Fr. Ozarks Tabarre, Haiti
D Zak Bergstrom Sr. Concordia Texas Temple, Texas
F Alec Wier Jr. LeTourneau Cypress, Texas
F Edgar Sanchez Fr. LeTourneau Tyler, Texas
F Alvaro Riera Fr. Louisiana College Leon, Spain
F Francisco Silvestre Fr. Louisiana College Sao Paulo, Brazil
GK Chase Therrien Jr. UT Dallas Trophy Club, Texas
M Jordan Burke 2 Sr. East Texas Baptist League City, Texas
M Kasden Williams Jr. UT Dallas Buda, Texas
M Eduardo Barron So. LeTourneau Longview, Texas
M Preston Hillis Jr. Hardin-Simmons Irving, Texas
M Miguel Reyes Jr. Ozarks Canyon, Texas
M Matt Samaniego 2 Jr. Ozarks San Antonio, Texas

Honorable Mention

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Alejandro Molina Fr. Howard Payne Houston, Texas
D Bradley Rice Jr. Ozarks Fort Smith, Ark.
D Dylan Person Jr. Howard Payne Brownwood, Texas
D Mateus Holanda Jr. Belhaven Sao Paulo, Brazil
D Manny Torres Jr. Ozarks Keller, Texas
D Edward Solis Jr. LeTourneau Longview, Texas
GK Rob Oakley So. Concordia Texas Dallas, Texas
M Michael Westerman Jr. Howard Payne Brownwood, Texas
M Daniel Rutter Jr. East Texas Baptist League City, Texas
M Max Ponticorvo So. East Texas Baptist The Woodlands, Texas
M Abate Hennessy Jr. Hardin-Simmons Gatesville, Texas
M Danny Benyamin Sr. Hardin-Simmons Cedar Park, Texas
M Felix Hultin Fr. Louisiana College Forshaga, Sweden

Two-Time All-Conference 2
Three-Time All-Conference 3
Four-Time All-Conference 4

 

 

 

WOMEN’S SOCCER

RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons University junior Kenne Kessler was named the American Southwest Conference Offensive Player of the Year, and senior Kirsten Parrish was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year for the second time to highlight the 2017 ASC Women’s Soccer awards and all-conference teams as voted on by the league’s head coaches.

Kessler set a school and ASC record with 35 goals to go with nine assists for a nation-leading 79 points. She was also named the ASC Championship Most Valuable Player for the conference champion Cowgirls. Kessler was also named All-Conference for the third time.

Parrish, who was also the Defensive Player of the Year in 2016, led the Cowgirl defense that only allowed four goals and recorded 15 shutouts in 19 games. A three-time All-Conference selection, Parrish also tied for fourth in the ASC with 12 goals and was sixth with seven assists.

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor senior Sarah Rempe was named the ASC Midfielder of the Year. She recorded six goals and five assists for the conference runner-up Cru.

Freshman Emmy McMaude of UMHB was Goalkeeper of the Year. She recorded 0.55 goals against average, and a .825 save percentage with 47 saves and seven shutouts.

East Texas Baptist University’s Ashleigh Rondon earned Offensive Freshman of the Year honors with 11 goals and two assists. The Tigers also won Defensive Freshman of the Year with Kibriana Bonner being named the winner. Bonner recorded a goal and three assists and helped ETBU post six shutouts.

UMHB junior defender Sydney Rangel was the Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year. Cru head coach Barry Elkins was named Coach of the Year for the second time in his career after leading UMHB to a 16-3-1 overall mark and 10-1-1 ASC record.

Fifteen student-athletes return as All-Conference selections. Rempe is the only four-time All-ASC selection. Nine more players are three-time selections.

2017 All-ASC Women’s Soccer Teams

Individual Awards
Offensive Player of the Year: Kenne Kessler, Hardin-Simmons
Defensive Player of the Year: Kirsten Parrish, Hardin-Simmons
Midfielder of the Year: Sarah Rempe, Mary Hardin-Baylor
Goalkeeper of the Year: Emmy McMaude, Mary Hardin-Baylor
Offensive Freshman of the Year: Ashleigh Rondon, East Texas Baptist
Defensive Freshman of the Year: Kibriana Bonner, East Texas Baptist
Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year: Sydney Rangel, Mary Hardin-Baylor
Coach of the Year: Barry Elkins, Mary Hardin-Baylor

First Team

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Kirsten Parrish 3 Sr. Hardin-Simmons Granbury, Texas
D Madison Link 3 Jr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Tomball, Texas
D Caroline Williams 2 Sr. UT Tyler Frisco, Texas
D Kibriana Bonner Fr. East Texas Baptist Humble, Texas
D Kendell Groom So. Hardin-Simmons Frisco, Texas
F Kenne Kessler 3 Jr. Hardin-Simmons Highland Village, Texas
F Lauren Ebbs 2 Sr. Sul Ross State Dublin, Ireland
F Melissa Fulfer 3 Jr. UT Dallas Arlington, Texas
F Caitlyn Shaugnessy Jr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Lampasas, Texas
F Jacquie Kaufman 2 Jr. UT Dallas Naperville, Ill.
F Hannah Murin Fr. East Texas Baptist Mansfield, Texas
GK Emmy McMaude Fr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Austin, Texas
GK Emily Hurley Sr. UT-Tyler Sulphur Springs, Texas
M Sarah Rempe 4 Sr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Lewisville, Texas
M Josey Meyer Jr. Hardin-Simmons Waco, Texas
M Cayla Gonzalez Fr. Concordia Texas Austin, Texas
M Heather Brady Sr. East Texas Baptist Humble, Texas
M Keely Fillman Fr. UT Dallas Los Angeles, Calif.

Second Team

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Sydney Rangel Jr. Mary Hardin-Baylor Midlothian, Texas
D Megan Theros 2 So. UT Dallas Batavia, Ill.
D Tiffany Van Hoose 3 Sr. Hardin-Simmons Colleyville, Texas
D Riley Scarborough Sr. LeTourneau Austin, Texas
F Ashleigh Rondon Fr. East Texas Baptist Carrollton, Texas
F Kelli Sonnier So. LeTourneau Lake Charles, La.
F Caitlyn Mortus Sr. UT Tyler Katy, Texas
F Kaycee Moore So. Concordia Texas Azle, Texas
GK Caitlin Christiansen 2 Jr. Hardin-Simmons Albuquerque, N.M.
GK Kiara Henry So. Ozarks Rogers, Ark.
M Sarah Krisa 3 Jr. Hardin-Simmons Midland, Texas
M Jessica Rusk 2 Jr. UT Dallas Elk Grove, Calif.
M Kathleen Johnson 2 Jr. UT Tyler Arlington, Texas
M Taylor Marques So. Mary Hardin-Baylor Georgetown, Texas

Third Team

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Sarah Harder 3 Jr. LeTourneau Pearland, Texas
D Alexandria Clowers Fr. UT Tyler Livermore, Calif.
D Landri Edwards Fr. UT Tyler Katy, Texas
D Kristi Freund 3 Sr. East Texas Baptist Pearland, Texas
D Megan Friend Jr. East Texas Baptist Friendswood, Texas
D Brooke Gibbs Jr. Howard Payne Fort Worth, Texas
F Jennifer Martin Fr. LeTourneau Allen, Texas
F Ashlynn Folse So. Louisiana College Thibodaux, La.
F Erica Rempel So. Belhaven San Antonio, Texas
F Pamela Lasprilla So. Concordia Texas Kyle, Texas
GK Nicole Goodwin 2 Sr. Howard Payne Austin, Texas
GK Claire Montondon Fr. East Texas Baptist Nederland, Texas
M Britney Berumen Fr. Sul Ross State El Paso, Texas
M Angelica Navarro Fr. McMurry Fort Worth, Texas
M Kennedy Keer 3 Sr. LeTourneau Gambrills, Md.
M Mandy Avalos Jr. UT Dallas Pasadena, Texas
M Kayla Carlove So. Concordia Texas Carrollton, Texas
M Rebecca Peterson Fr. Ozarks Coweta, Okla.
M Kaelyn Steitz Jr. UT Tyler McKinney, Texas

Honorable Mention

Louisiana College

Pos. Name Cl. University Hometown
D Chance Koy Jr. Ozarks Haltom City, Texas
D Skylar Larkin Jr. Concordia Texas Liberty Hill, Texas
D Joey Long Fr. Ozarks Cabot, Ark.
D Lynden Sterling Fr. Sul Ross State Odessa, Texas
D Rachel Hamilton Jr. Sul Ross State San Antonio, Texas
D Emily Fisher Fr. McMurry Fort Worth, Texas
F Delaney Kennedy Fr. Concordia Texas Friendswood, Texas
F Cristen Lumbreras Jr. McMurry Brownsville, Texas
F Jada Austin Fr. Howard Payne Cedar Hill, Texas
F Brittanie Gragg Sr. Ozarks Huntsville, Ark.
GK Monica Dallacasa Jr. UT Dallas The Woodlands, Texas
GK Carrye Funk Sr. LeTourneau Lake Jackson, Texas
M Kaitlyn Harrison Jr. Howard Payne Watauga, Texas
M Jaime Trahan Sr. Lafayette, La.
M GeCollege-Lafayette Jr. Ozarks Wexford, Ireland
M Xandria Cisneros So. Sul Ross State Odessa, Texas

Two-Time All-Conference 2
Three-Time All-Conference 3
Four-Time All-Conference 4