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Soccer Players Earn Region 16 Honors

Soccer Players Earn Region 16 Honors

Three Roughrider soccer players were named to the NJCAA Region XVI All-Region Team. Marlon Freitas, sophomore from Sau Paulo, Brazil; Humberto Cruz, freshman from Waco, TX; and Daniel Ost, freshman from Santa Rosa, Brazil. Freitas and Cruz were named 1st Team All-Region 16 players while Ost was named 2nd team. Selections are made by the coaches in Region 16. Freitas garnered the most votes for the entire region and will be nominated for All-American honors.

Coach Brad Smith was proud of the boys and commented on their accomplishments. “We had such a wonderful year. All three of these players were very deserving of this recognition. They were the driving force behind our success this year and it is nice to see the other coaches in the Region recognize this.”

Crowder College’s soccer program broke several individual and team records this season. The Roughriders made their first appearance in the championship match of the Region 16 tournament. Marlon Freitas


 Humberto Cruz


Daniel Ost