San Jac men’s soccer to host Region XIV tournament game

10.30.2015 | By Andrea Vasquez

The San Jacinto College men’s soccer team will host a Region XIV tournament game on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m., against Paris Junior College.

The men’s soccer team currently stands at 10-5-1 overall, and 9-3 in conference play. Opening the season with a 1-1 tie against Western Texas College, the team pursued on with wins against Paris Junior College (3-1), Northeast Texas College (4-0), Laredo Community College (3-1), and Coastal Bend Community College (1-0). After a mid-season loss to Tyler Junior College (1-2), momentum picked back up with more wins against Jacksonville College (4-1), Kansas City Community College (3-1), Northeast Texas College (7-2), Jacksonville College (8-0), Laredo Community College (4-0), and Coastal Bend College (2-1).

The team received a bye in the first round of the Region XIV playoffs after finishing second in regular season play. The winner of Sunday’s game will travel to Mississippi for the district championship Nov. 6 – Nov. 8., for a chance to earn a berth in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship in Martinsville, VA, Nov. 16 – 21.

The San Jacinto College team will face Paris Junior College on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. All games are held at the San Jacinto College South Campus soccer field, located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston, and are free and open to the public. For more information, visit sanjacsports.com.

Pictured above: Jefrey Hernandez. Photo credit: Andrea Vasquez, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

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, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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