Monday, September 28, 2009

LSC Roundup 9-28

Arlington grad V'Keon Lacey finds a fit a Angelo State
V’Keon Lacey’s journey through college football has at times been a long, wandering voyage full of obstacles. But he’s found a change of fortune, a new home and what appears to be a breakthrough season at Angelo State.

The junior transfer’s confidence in his ability never wavered, and he’s displaying it as the Rams’ leading receiver (30 catches, 428 yards and three touchdowns) during the team’s surprising 3-1 start. It’s all the more impressive when you consider that Lacey, frustrated by his lack of progress, almost quit the game two years ago after bad experience at Southwestern Oklahoma State.

"I was on the verge of giving up football," said Lacey, a 6-foot-4, 205-pounder who graduated from Arlington High School. "I was pretty close. I was doing all this work and I was seeing zero results. Nothing. I wasn’t getting the ball. And they [coaches at Southwestern] were like, 'We see you being a tight end in our program,’ or 'You’re not fast enough.’"

After weeks of soul-searching and longs talks with his mother and Scott Peach, his high school coach, Lacey decided to "follow my heart and go somewhere else." That somewhere else was Cisco College.

"I felt it was life-changing," said Lacey of his one year at Cisco. "It changed my whole outlook in playing ball."

WT confident of turnaround
While the West Texas A&M offense has struggled to get into a rhythm this season, the defense has put together 2½ ball-stuffing performances.

Langston edges Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word was one quarter from a landmark victory before succumbing to Langston's comeback for a 17-14 win in Langston, Okla., on Saturday.

No. 12 MSU women fight to 0-0 draw
Fighting a strong Incarnate Word side to a 0-0 draw just might have been the perfect result for the 12th-ranked Mustangs

From the school websites...
Wildcats cruise past Rambelles
'Belles stumble at ACU
Aggies get back on track with LSC win
Tigers claw past Aggies in five
UCO Slips Past Javelinas
Bronchos Stomp Tarleton
ECU suffers first LSC volleyball loss
ECU rallies for 3-2 triumph over Cameron
Rhodes Registers Eight Kills, Volleyball Team Falls to Lions
Volleyball: Southeastern Tripped up at CU
Volleyball: Southeastern falls to MSU in Tough Road loss
Volleyball loses to Tarleton
Volleyball Beats Javelinas
Volleyball wins at Southwestern Oklahoma
TexAnns fall to 1-2 in LSC play after falling to UCO
Volleyball Returns to Winning Ways with Straight-Set Win Over Eastern New Mexico
Lions See Winning Streak End at 10 in Front of School Record Crowd
Volleyball Drops Fourth Straight
TWU volleyball falls to #7 West Texas A&M, 3-0
Pioneers defeat Eastern New Mexico in four sets
W. Volleyball. Lady Buffs Sweep Texas Woman's to Remain Undefeated in Conference Play
W. Volleyball. Lady Buffs Break Texas A&M-Commerce 10-game Win Streak in Three Sets

Stirling Lifts Wildcats in OT
Wildcats Win Again In OT
Soccer drops LSC opener
Walker On By
Shutout Streak Continues
Santos Scores Two in Greyhound Soccer Win over Adams State
Bustos and Cardenas Propel Zia Soccer Past #6 West Texas A&M Lady Buffs
Bussen Records First Shutout of Career in 2-0 Win over Mustangs
M. Soccer: Game Day: Mustangs go for sixth-straight shutout against TAMUI
W. Soccer: Game Day: Mustangs on a roll, face TAMUI Friday afternoon in Laredo
Pioneers fall on the road to TCU, 4-0
M. Soccer. Buffs Drop St. Mary's, 5-0
W. Soccer. West Texas Falls to Eastern New Mexico
M. Soccer. #22-Buffs Start Late Scoring Drive to Shutout #16-Incarnate Word, 2-0

ACU runs to 4th-place finish
Dandena, Alvarado Lead Javs

ACU duo wins ITA regional title
Strong showing for CU at ITA's
Shviadok Wins Two In Regional
RiverHawks Runners-Up at ITA
Jaskova wins in third round at ITA Central Regionals, falls in quarterfinals

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