The 2021 College Soccer Season has concluded and for schools in the San Antonio area, there were newcomers and some teams reaching new heights. NAIA welcomed Texas A&M San Antonio men’s and women’s soccer programs, The Jaguars first season laid the foundation for the future.
In San Antonio, it was the year of women’s college soccer as all the established teams saw improvement and much success. Trinity Women’s soccer team reached 15 wins, were Conference Champions and made to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Division III Soccer Tournament. UTSA Women’s team clinched there first ever playoff spot, making to the second round in the Conference USA Tournament and finished with their highest winning percentage ever. UIW Women’s Team made it the Southland Conference Final for the first time and were runner-ups in the tournament. OLLU’s women’s team finished with 13 wins and made it to the Red River Conference Tournament Final, also finishing runner-up. St. Mary’s Women’s team had a successful season, their best record since 2016 with nine wins and making to the first round of the Lone Star Conference tournament.
Trinity Men’s Soccer enjoyed an undefeated regular season, were Conference Runner ups and made it to the NCAA Division III Tournament. St. Mary’s, Trinity and OLLU all made their respective Conference Tournaments.
With the success of much the San Antonio teams, here are the notable offensive statistic leaders in alphabetical order by first name.
Alexis Lawrence (St. Mary’s Women’s) was tied for third on the team with four goals as a Fifth Year Senior Defender.
Alissa Stewart (UTSA Women’s) finished with the second highest assists with five and recorded two goals.
Alonso Rodriguez (St. Mary’s Men’s) in 20 matches lead the team with nine goals and 29 Shots on Goals.
Andrea Reyes (UIW Women’s) finished with five assists with two assists versus Houston Baptist.
Anna Sutter (UTSA Women’s) led the Road Runners with seven goals with three of those goals being game winners as a Freshman.
Brianna Yanez (OLLU Women’s) in her Junior year was tied for the lead in Assists with Seven and recorded Three Goals.
Cian Foley (St. Mary’s Men’s) finished tied for third on the Rattlers with four Goals and recorded four Assists.
Dawson Brinkley (OLLU Women’s) recorded Six Goals, third on the team; added Two Assists in 20 Matches this season.
Deni Cresto (St. Mary’s Men’s) finished tied for third on the Rattlers with four Goals and recorded four Assists.
Eduardo “Edu” Perez (UIW Men’s) scored five goals and two assists for UIW in his sophomore season with a brace versus Chicago St.
Eliza Merrion (St. Mary’s Women’s) were tied third on the team with four goals.
Ellis Patterson (UTSA Women’s) led the team with 21 Shots on Goal and 8 Assists. Recorded four goals, second on the team.
Erwin Regules (St. Mary’s Men’s) was second in the team in goals with six goals, recorded a brace against South Dakota Mines. Added three Assists to his record sheet.
Ez Valles (OLLU Women’s) was second on the Saints with Seven Goals and recorded Three Assists
Fraser Burns (Trinity Men’s) the midfielder led the Tiger with 10 Assists and added Five Goals.
Hunter Cain (Trinity Men’s) also a freshman and a defender scored 8 Goals, second on the team and 7 Assists, third on the team.
Isabella Beletic (UIW Women’s) led the Cardinals with six goals (career high) and posted two assists, had a season high three shots on goal versus UTRGV.
Isa Hernandez (UTSA Women’s) finished tied for third on the goals and assists list with three each for the Roadrunners.
Jack Eubank (Trinity Men’s) as a sophomore defender, had eight assists in 19 matches.
Jaylin Seto (OLLU Women’s) finished her senior year tied as the Assists leader with Seven and added Four Goals.
Juan Martin Chica (OLLU Men’s) as Senior Striker, led the Saints with eight Goals, six assists and 18 Shots on Goal.
Juni Ejere (St. Mary’s Women’s) led the Rattlers with eight Goals and added two Assists, recorded a brace against Western Colorado. Led the team with 22 Goals.
Kaity Ward (Trinity Women’s) has been a scoring machine since her Freshman year, completed her Senior season with career highs in Goals with 19 and Assists with 11. In four years, Ward scored 44 Goals and 31 Assists.
Keeley Ayala (UIW Women’s) led the team with 28 Shots on Goal scoring three goals and recorded two assists, season high four shots on goal versus Houston Baptist.
Kendall Kloza (UTSA Women’s) finished tied for third on the goals list with three each for the Roadrunners.
Koen Vos (UIW Men’s) scored two braces versus Air Force and UNLV to finish with five goals with a season high four shots on goal versus Air Force
Kyleigh Spree-Kolos (OLLU Women’s) sophomore striker finished first on the team with 12 goals, 25 Shots on Goal and added two assists
Megan Copeland (St. Mary’s Women’s) played 18 matches and made 18 starts with six goals and four assists.
Michael Meese (Trinity Men’s) just a freshman, led the Tigers with 16 Goals in 15 Matches and added Four Assists. Messes scored four goals in one match versus Colorado College on November 5th
Michael Sommerville (Trinity Men’s) Senior Striker scored Seven Goals, third on the team
Michaela Bosco (Trinity Women’s) as a Freshman scored 7 Goals and was third on the team, added Six Assists
Miranda Narvaez (St. Mary’s Women’s), fifth year senior, was team leader in assists with five. Narvaez added two goals.
Molly Sheridan (Trinity Women’s) finished second on the Tigers with 12 Goals and 10 Assists in 20 Matches.
Norberto Lira (OLLU Men’s) in his Senior year, was second on the Saints with Five Goals and Two Assists and was named to the Red River All-Conference First Team.
Sierra Wannamaker (UIW Women’s) finished second in both goals and assists and she scored five goals and recorded three assists. Went from playing defender in high school for Madison (S.A) to now having eight goals in her first two years at UIW.
Wilmar Aguilar (UIW Men’s) in his sophomore year recorded three assists, best game of the season was against St. Thomas (MN) with a goal and an assist.
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