When Brendon Creed thinks about soccer, it tends to be about the big picture.
Men's Soccer star Leslie "Tiger" Fitzpatrick left a lasting impact at Columbia, one that is still felt today. Fitzpatrick still holds coveted spots in the Columbia record books including #9 on all-time career goals, #3 for single season assists, #3 for career assists, and #7 for career points. During his career at Columbia he was a four-time All-Ivy League and two-time All-Region honoree.
When the first HBCU to win a Division I championship was stripped of their title, Howard University’s multi-national barrier-breakers made history all over again.
Bmobile partnered with Colleges Invitational for a second consecutive event, which brought international coaches to T&T to scout local talent, for a shot at professional contracts and scholarships.
There comes a reminder — a sad reminder, alas — from the 1970s. The death of Keith Aqui brings memories flooding back of college soccer and the exploits of Howard University.
Colleges Invitational All-Star Tournament kicked off at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Saturday morning, with coaches and scouts from the United States and United Kingdom ready to observe the scores of male and female football talent in Trinidad and Tobago. Scouts were also greeted by one very special guest. Minister of Sport & Youth Affairs, the Honourable Darryl Smith, was on hand to greet the international visitors. He lauded the weekend’s activities as “very impressive”, and made particular mention at the quality of the overall initiative, which commenced with an International Symposium at the Kapok Hotel on Friday.
Shalette Alexander helped the Wildcats earn two shutouts.
Professional and college football coaches from the United States of America are in Trinidad scouting for local talent, and the search culminates with the final “Pro & College Combine” session tomorrow at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
Nathan Regis is a scoring machine for the Pfeiffer Falcons.