TEXARKANA, TEXAS (Nov. 8, 2019) - Postseason awards were distributed at a tournament banquet hosted by Texas A&M University -Texarkana on the night before the 2019 Red River Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Championship semifinals. Player of the Year awards and 2019 RRAC all-tournament selections were recognized.
Six from Our Lady of the Lake University were selected to the All-Conference Team.
Selected to the All-Conference Second Team were Luan Balestieri (JR/Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), Charbel Elbayeh (SO/San Antonio, Texas), Patrick Pye (SO/Norwich, Norfolk, U.K.) and Miguel Sanchez (JR/San Antonio, Texas). Gustavo Borba (JR/Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil) was awarded All-Conference Honorable Mention honors, while Raul Posadas (SR/Laredo, Texas) was selected the Champions of Character Team.
Balestieri started in 13 of 14 games for the Saints, adding four goals, while shooting 34, 17 on goal.
Elbayeh started in 13 of 18 games for the Saints. He is the team's leader in goals with eight, and he had 25 shots, 16 on goal.
Pye started in 15 of 16 games. He had one goal, nine shots and one on goal.
Sanchez started in 16 of 16 games. He took 12 shots, five on goal.
Borba started in 14 of 18 games, and he scored three goals. He had 22 shots, 14 on goal.
Posadas played in six games for the Saints.