ENMU men’s soccer players honored

RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior forward Keith Vargas, sophomore forward Jared Morris and junior defender Ryan Atkinson represented Eastern New Mexico Univeristy on the Southwest Soccer Conference’s all-academic team, announced on Wednesday.

Morris set a single-season ENMU record with six goals in 2006, and was second on the team with 12 points. Vargas had 11 points on four goals and three assists, while Atkinson was a constant presence on defense.

To be eligible for the all-academic team, an athlete must maintain an overall grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale over at least one full academic year, and played in 50 percent or more of the team’s contests.