Two LCC Club Soccer Players to Play on CSU-Pueblo’s Team

LCC Soccer, Tarango and Martinez

Manuel Tarango, Head Coach Paul Moss, and Omar Martinez

(Lamar, Colorado; December 12, 2013) Two members of the 2013-2014 Runnin’ Lopes Club Soccer team, Manuel Tarango and Omar Martinez, will continue to pursue an opportunity with Colorado State University-Pueblo’s NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer team for the 2014-2015 season.

Manuel Tarango, of Holly, CO and Omar Martinez, of Granada, CO attended a tryout on Saturday, November 2nd with the Colorado State University – Pueblo Men’s Soccer team. CSU– Pueblo is a member of the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, one of the strongest NCAA Division II men’s soccer conferences in the United States. CSU-Pueblo’s Head Coach Roy Stanley saw potential in both players and has spoken to both about playing in the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.

Tarango and Martinez are the first players from LCC’s Club Soccer team who will be continuing their athletic career at the next level. LCC’s Club Soccer Team was formed in the fall of 2011 and has been an option for students in the surrounding area to play a sport.

“This is a historical moment for the LCC Men’s Soccer program. “ Stated head coach, Paul Moss. “Before now, we have not had any players offered roster spots with a 4-year NCAA Division team. The athletic department is very excited about this opportunity for Manuel and Omar and hope they make the best of this opportunity.”

For more information on LCC’s Men’s Club Soccer Team please contact Head Coach, Paul Moss, at 719.336.1575.

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