Pair of Hounds receive regional soccer honors
November 24, 2019
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A pair of Eastern New Mexico soccer players received spots on the Division II Sports Information Directors South Central Regional teams.
Junior Robbie Jenkinson and sophomore Desiree Morgas were selected to the men’s second team and the women’s second team, respectively. The South Central region includes the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and Lone Star Conference.
Jenkinson started all 18 games in his first season with the Greyhounds, anchoring a defense that had the fourth-lowest goals against average and fourth-highest save percentage in school history. Jenkinson also recorded two goals and an assist. The Greyhounds did not qualify for the Division II tournament, but defeated three nationally ranked teams in a 12-5-1 season.
Morgas, the Lone Star Conference’s newcomer of the year, started all 17 games for the Greyhounds and led the team in scoring with nine goals and four assists. The El Paso native was third in the LSC in both shots per game (3.76) and game-winning goals (4).
The ENMU women wen 8-8-1 overall.
All-LSC volleyball named — Angelo State had seven selections overall, including three first-teamers, as the Lone Star Conference named its all-conference team Wednesday evening.
Angelo State claimed Kailyn Gibreath as offensive player of the year, while Chuck Waddington received coach of the year.
Tournament host Texas A&M-Commerce had five selections, including Defensive Player of the Year Shelley Chapron.
Arkansas-Fort Smith, in its first season in the LSC, had three individual awards — Anna Demmer as player of the year, Amanda Van Wyk setter of the year and Lexie Johnston as newcomer of the year. All three were first-team selections.
West Texas A&m had a pair of individual awards, with Torrey Miller freshman of the year and Chandler Vogel repeating as the LSC’s top libero.
Angelo State’s Meghan Parker was named all-academic player of the year for the second-straight year.
Eastern New Mexico, which went 1-9 in LSC play and 5-21 overall, did not receive any selections.