Young Type Ones Meet College Athletes

I believe that soccer unites people all around the world. It skips racial boundaries, economical disparities, and language barriers. The ball doesn't care where you are from or how old you are. All that matters is enjoying the beautiful game named "soccer." Here I am, in my very last semester of undergraduate studies. I was … Continue reading Young Type Ones Meet College Athletes

Relationships: Soccer and Diabetes

I know. It’s been a while since my last post. The more I have to say today, though. I’d like to spend a few moments on talking about “relationships.” Some of you might think: “What do relationships have to do with diabetes and sports?” Well, the answer is simple – everything! Of the three longest … Continue reading Relationships: Soccer and Diabetes

How to Get to the University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

First of all, no matter where your journey begins, you will need a loooot of patience. Maybe even some food for the way. McAllen is close to the Mexican border, only about a 15 minute drive away, to be exact. If you don't live in Texas, you should probably fly into McAllen International Airport. Don't be … Continue reading How to Get to the University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

Playing Well for Only 45 Minutes Can’t Win the Game (x2)

If we could combine the second halves of last weekend's games and make them a full 90, we would beat most teams in this country, no doubt about it. Unfortunately, that's not how soccer works. Plying well for 45 minutes isn't enough, when you made preventable, childish mistakes before. That's exactly what happened to us during … Continue reading Playing Well for Only 45 Minutes Can’t Win the Game (x2)

Dare Greatly and You Will Do Great Things!

Every once in a while, you come across people who simply amaze you. I’m talking about the ones that astound you in a good way. The ones you talk to for a couple minutes before realizing that pretty much every word they say is so true, so applicable to your own life. Those people leave … Continue reading Dare Greatly and You Will Do Great Things!

Loss vs. UNLV, Stunning Win Over GCU

UNLV's goalkeeper Richard Garness is the Western Athletic Conference "defensive player of the week." Let me tell you how you become "defensive player of the week" if you are a goalkeeper: you get a shutout. That's exactly what he did against us on Friday, making a career-high eight great saves for his team. The only goal … Continue reading Loss vs. UNLV, Stunning Win Over GCU