Welcome to the Express Soccer Player Showcase, where you'll find athletes from now and then who are making news. We are honored to have been a part of their development.
Hometown Heroes - Katie Morton
Click photo to read the Caller Times Hometown Heroes profile on former Dynamo G97 player Katie Morton.
Torres Awarded CBYSA Scholarship
Congratulations to Express Dynamo's own Christian Torres who was one of four Coastal Bend students awarded the CBYSA Scholarship of Excellence. Christian is a player for Dynamo B99 and will be attending and playing for Southwestern University in the Fall. Express and Dynamo CB are proud of you Christian. Thank you for representing your club well!
Navarrete & Rayo sign with Schreiner
Congratulations to King HS students Allan Rayo and Rodrigo Navarrete who both signed last Thursday to play with Schreiner University. Both young men are players for Express Dynamo B98/99. Good luck to both players as they pursue their educations and continue their soccer careers!
Franco Named Islanders MVP
Dynamo alumni Yvette Franco was named Soccer MVP at the 14th Annual Islanders Student-Athlete Banquet. Franco is a senior at Texas A&M Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) where she has been playing for the last four years. She was also recently named 2nd team All-Southland Conference.
According to the Southland Release, "Arguably the most impactful performer in Islanders history, Franco netted four goals with three assists during the 2016 campaign to finish with 11 points, her second-best year on the Island.
Hindered by an injury at the start of the year, the Corpus Christi native was held scoreless through the first 13 games of the season. Starting with an overtime winner against Incarnate Word on Oct. 7, Franco went on to record a goal or assist in five of the final six games, including a game-winner against Northwestern State on Oct. 14.
Torres Signs with Southwestern
Congratulations to Dynamo's own Christian Torres who signed to play soccer for Southwestern University where he will pursue his college degree. Way to go Christian!
Justin Rodriguez signs with Schreiner
Congratulations to Dynamo's own Justin Rodriguez who has committed to Schreiner University's men's soccer team! Justin was awarded the Top Scholar Trustee scholarship. He is on Dynamo's U18/19 Division I team coached by Coach Santos Torres.
Bowdry & Rodriguez Sign to play College Soccer
Justin Bowdry and Jerry Rodriguez both committed to play soccer with Texas A&M University - Texarkana this Fall. Justin most recently played with B98 and Jerry played with B99. WTG Guys!
Morton and Wirick sign for College Soccer
Another big Dynamo congratulations goes out to Katie Morton and Tierra Wirick, both former Dynamo-CB G97 players who have signed to play college soccer. Both girls are Gregory-Portland graduates. Katie will be playing with the Texas Lutheran Bulldogs and Tierra will be playing with the Schreiner Mountaineers.
Roberson Setting Records at Schreiner
Borchard & Roberson Sign to Play College Soccer
Two of our Express Dynamo G97 seniors recently signed letters of commitment to play college soccer. Justine Marie Borchard signed to play with UT Dallas while she pursues a degree in biomedical engineering. Taylor Roberson signed to play with Schreiner University while she pursues her nursing degree.
Huerta Commits to OLLU
Dynamo CB player Katie Huerta signed a letter of intent to play with Our Lady of the Lakes University.
4 Sign to Play with Texas A&M CC
Four Dynamo G95 players are signing to play with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMUCC).
Naomi Morales is scheduled to sign Wednesday Feb 6th at Calallen HS.
Kennah Leal is scheduled to sign Wednesday Feb 6th at Rockport Fulton HS.
Yvette Franco & Daniela Gonzalez are scheduled to sign on Thursday Feb 7th at Carroll HS.
"Dynamo Coastal Bend Academy has and will continue to get players to a level of Division I College Competition. The academy is extremely proud of these 4 young ladies.