5 soccer players commit to LSUA

03.20.2014 | By Andrea Vasquez

5 soccer players commit to LSUA Andrea Vasquez -- March 20, 2014   HOUSTON – Five San Jacinto College soccer players have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education and soccer careers at Louisiana State University at Alexandria (LSUA). Sophomore defenders Pablo Reyes (Houston / North Shore HS) and Jesse Suarez (San Bernadino, Calif. / Cajon HS) were the first two players to commit in February this year. Arturo Araiza (Houston / Mayde Creek HS), Michael Rich (Friendswood / Friendswood HS), and Brian Mulcahey (Friendswood / Friendswood HS) have also committed to play for the university this Fall. All five players will be part of LSUA's inaugural soccer season in Fall 2014. Sophomore goalkeeper Rich ended the season with National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Region First Team honors and had 68 saves and five shutouts for 18 wins. Sophomore defender Mulcahey finished the season with two assists for two points. The 2013 San Jacinto College men's soccer team had a record-breaking season, taking them to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) semifinals in Tyler, Texas. Finishing third in the nation, the team also set a new school record, ending the season with a 20-2-0 overall record. Open tryouts for the 2014 season will be held on Friday, March 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the San Jacinto College South Campus soccer field located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. For more information about open tryouts, please contact soccer Head Coach Ian Spooner at 281-922-3475, email ian.spooner@sjcd.edu, or visit www.sanjacsports.com.   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. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College's job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College. For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150 or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.