Players of the Week
University of St. Thomas-Houston celebrates its SCAC Players of the Week: Sophia Sanchez, Jhancarlos Carpio and Karson Funderburk.
SOPHIA SANCHEZ , a senior from Houston, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets run Thursday, Sept. 1 and Saturday, Sept. 3. SCAC Cross Country Release (Week 1)
Sanchez kicked off her senior year with a strong performance at the Celt Opener, taking first-place honors with an impressive time of 14:06 over the 2.12 mile course. She paced all Division I runners at the meet while braving muggy conditions in Houston.
JHANCARLOS CARPIO, a sophomore from Pasadena, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week for meets run Thursday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 3. SCAC Cross Country Release (Week 1)
Carpio impressed at the Celt Opener, securing a first-place finish at 15:50 over the 5K course. Carpio topped a field including Division I runners.
KARSON FUNDERBURK, a senior forward from Cypress, Texas, has been named the SCAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for games played through Monday, Sept. 5. SCAC Women's Soccer Release (Week 1)
Funderburk provided an outstanding open to her senior campaign, finding the back of the net in both contests as the Celts started the season 2-0 for the first time since joining the SCAC (2019). She struck for the opening goal of the season in a 2-1 win over Howard Payne before striking again in the SCAC opener against Centenary to secure three important league points.