BELTON- Seven UMHB football players found their names listed amongst the best in D-III when the Associated Press released its All-America teams Thursday afternoon. And UMHB women’s soccer’s Maria Rico was named an Scholar All-America just minutes later by the United Soccer Coaches.
BELTON-The season has ended for the UMHB men’s and women’s soccer teams, but the awards keep rolling in.
There was no lack of UMHB representation on the All-Region teams released by the United Soccer Coaches on Wednesday, as a total of seven Crusaders, along with a coaching staff, were featured with the Region 10 honorees.
The 2022 seasons, in all their excitement and success, came to a close for the UMHB men’s and women’s soccer teams on Saturday night in the first round of each of their respective NCAA Tournaments.
BELTON- 12 seconds showed on the large scoreboard at the far end of the Cru Soccer Field. Slowly a cheer erupted into a roar. Phone cameras were pulled out. Barry Elkins raised his hands into the air in triumph. History was going to be made indeed, on this November evening.
BELTON- The 2022 season just got a little bit better for the UMHB women’s soccer team.
Three days after winning its first ASC title in program history, and four days prior to the NCAA Tournament opener in San Antonio, the Crusaders were well-represented on the ASC’s postseason awards and All-Conference teams, which were released Tuesday.
Monday was a day of anticipation for the men’s and women’s soccer teams of UMHB.
Selection Monday, as it’s known, was a little less stressful for the Crusaders, as both teams had already clinched spots in the national tournament with ASC championship wins on Saturday. But regardless, UMHB’s teams did not know where or when or who they would face.