True To The Cru’s Riley Zayas recently caught up with Aundre Minnifield to discuss his commitment to UMHB, thoughts on his high school career, and the toughest defense he faced while at All Saints Episcopal. Give it a listen!
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Catching up with the Commits: Quint Mullen
True To The Cru’s Riley Zayas caught up with Cedar Park High School’s Quint Mullen, who committed to UMHB baseball on Dec. 9 in this edition of “Catching up with the Commits”.
Catching up with the Commits: Jordan Oldoerp
BELTON- The first transfer the UMHB football program added to its 2023 recruiting class was Jordan Oldoerp, a Central Texas native from Southern Nazarene University, who committed to the Cru on Jan. 3. A quarterback with exceptional arm strength who spent time at both Georgetown and Hendrickson high school before continuing his career at the collegiate level this past fall.
Catching up with the Commits: Marcus Taylor II
BELTON-Marcus Taylor II is returning to his home state.
The defensive back from Widener University committed to UMHB on Jan. 5, and True To The Cru’s Riley Zayas caught up with Taylor to discuss what drew him to UMHB, his admiration for Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt, and much more.
Catching up with the Commits: Ben Platt
The UMHB men’s soccer program has brought in not one, but two starters from the reigning 6A state champions, Lake Travis High School, as the 2022 season gets set to begin.
Ben Platt is a midfielder who made significant contributions to the Lake Travis program through all four years of his prep career, and has plenty of upside as he makes the transition to the collegiate level.
Catching up with the Commits: R.J. Haberer
BELTON- As July turned into August, RJ Haberer arrived in Belton. The tight end is one of a number of offensive transfers joining the Cru for the 2022 season. But Haberer has a distinction. He is a graduate transfer, one of only a few such transfers in recent memory with Crusader football program.
Catching up with the Commits: Catalina Cortez
BELTON- Coming off a stellar season a year ago in which they went 18-1 in ASC play, the UMHB women’s basketball program is carrying that momentum into the upcoming season. Depth is always a critical component in head coach Mark Morefield’s hard-nosed, balanced attack, and the Cru will have plenty of it, especially with the addition of the freshman class.
Catalina Cortez, of Lubbock-Cooper High School, is a key part of this group…
Catching up with the Commits: Katie Warden
BELTON-When the UMHB volleyball program released its incoming recruiting class on April 25, head coach Mark Pryor included a short analysis on each of the eight newcomers. Of Crawford high school outside hitter Katie Warden, he said…
Catching up with the Commits: Trent West
BELTON- It has been two full years since a native of Belton, the city in which UMHB has established a D-III football powerhouse, has appeared on the Crusaders’ roster. But that time is over. Joining former All-American Tevin Jones, former All-ASC defensive back Brodrick Crain, and so many other Belton natives in donning the purple […]
Catching up with the Commits: Alex Bethke
BELTON- The UMHB soccer program enters the 2022 season with momentum, coming off a stellar showing last fall that saw the Cru glide through the regular season with a perfect 10-0 record in ASC play. Led by first-year head coach Ben Allen this season, UMHB’s roster will feature plenty of new faces, as Allen and former head coach Brad Bankhead (now serving as UMHB’s Associate Athletic Director) recruited a number of talented Class of 2022 high schoolers to round out the 2022 roster. That includes two stars from the reigning UIL 6A state champions, Lake Travis High School.