Men's soccer headed back to national tournament

11.05.2016 | By Amanda Fenwick

HOUSTON – The San Jacinto College men’s soccer team defeated Hinds Community College, 3-1, on Friday, earning the school’s fourth trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national tournament.

San Jacinto College (16-4-1) was led by sophomore forward Ricardo Ramos and freshman forward Diego Vasquez in the win. Ramos had two goals and Vasquez score one. For the season, Ramos now has 13 goals.

The return trip to the NJCAA national tournament is the fourth for the San Jacinto College men’s soccer program, and second for head coach Ian Spooner. The NJCAA men’s soccer division I national tournament will be held in Tyler, Texas, Nov. 16-21. For more information on San Jacinto College athletics, visit


About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Top 10 finalist and an Achieving the Dream Leader College, approximately 30,000 students each semester benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers seven areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to a four-year college or university or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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