Sport Spotlight: Scott Poole

pooleScott Poole is entering his senior year at UMHB. He is from Lumberton, Texas, and is majoring in computer science.

Poole has been playing soccer since he was little.

“Soccer has always been my favorite sport…. It’s a non-stop game that challenges players to push themselves in almost every physical and mental way possible, and that is one of my favorite things about it,” he said.

Poole has also enjoyed being a part of the Crusader family.

Scott Poole. Jake Stamps/The Bells

Scott Poole. Jake Stamps/The Bells

“My favorite thing about soccer is the brotherhood that comes from the guys you’re teammates with,” he said. “One of the most rewarding opportunities had from soccer is being able to represent UMHB through the game I love to play.”

Off the field, Poole likes to produce and write music. One day he would like to score the music for a movie.

Poole’s favorite soundtrack is from the movie TRON: Legacy, and his favorite movie is Anchorman.

His dream job is to one day work for a company that specializes in network and computer security.

Last season Poole played in all 17 games as a reserve midfielder. He scored a total of three goals. Two of the goals happened to be thrilling game winners.

He ranked third on the team in goals made, and added one assist.

As a leader, Poole hopes to  contribute in more ways this season.

Author: Jake Stamps

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