NEWS RELEASE -- MARCH 8, 2020 --OAK POINT, TEXAS--
The UNT mens polo team defeated SMU and Texas Tech to win its 1st Central USA College Championship and earn the no. 2 seed in the nation. UNT men were the top seed in the United States Polo Association's Central USA Regional Intercollegiate tournament held in Houston, Texas March 6-8, 2020. In the semi-finals UNT defeated Texas Tech 25-3 and advanced to the finals to defeat SMU 11-6. UNT players, and brothers, Vance Miller III and Vaughn Miller Jr were awarded All-stars; Andrew Scott was named the team's defensive MVP. Vance Miller III was leading scorer in the tournament with 18-goals, Vaughn Miller Jr was second leading scorer with 12-goals. The National Championship tournament was cancelled due to COVID. UNT Polo, a rec sports club, made headlines in Fall 2019 by recruiting one of the top high school polo players in the country, Vance Miller III, and that is clearly paying off: https://www.ntdaily.com/addition-of-third-miller-inches-unt-polo-closer-to-championship/
UNT Freshman Vance Miller III scores against SMU, followed by Andrew Scott, Defensive MVP. Vance was leading scorer in the tournament with 18 goals.
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The John R. Townsend Men's National Intercollegiate Polo Trophy which was first won by Princeton University in 1922.
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Brothers Vaughn Miller Jr & Vance Miller III were named All-stars.
UNT's win earned it the No. 2 seed in the National Championship
UNT- USPA Central USA Champions: team mom Dena Miller, Vaughn Miller Jr, Andrew Scott, Vance Miller III, Coach Vaughn Miller Sr