LSUS MEN'S SOCCER READY FOR SEASON
August 22, 2009
The LSUS men’s soccer team will open up their preseason schedule on the road in Jacksonville, Texas on Sunday afternoon against Lon Morris College at 3 PM.
The Pilots will begin the regular season schedule on Saturday August 29th, in Oklahoma City against Mid-America Christian at 3 PM. Then on Monday, August 31st, the Pilots will face Oklahoma City University, the # 3 team in the nation according to the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll.
Head Coach, Jed Jones, is looking forward to the new team, “It’s exciting to be a part of the first men’s team here at LSUS. Obviously, this being the first year, we have a young team but have some talented players. I am pleased with the way practice has gone to this point and I am looking forward to getting out there and getting this season started. We have a tough schedule but, that is what we will need to get us ready for conference play beginning in September.”
Some key players to watch are:
William Awagu-Forward-JR-Shreveport, Louisiana
Marcos Carrillo-Mid Fielder-JR-Murchison, Texas
Rogerio Celaya-Goal Keeper-JR-Conroe, Texas
Zach Kelly-Mid Fielder-Freshman-Shreveport, Louisiana
Sergio Perez-Mid Fielder-Junior-Longview, Texas
Samuel Portales-Defense-Junior-Houston, Texas
The first home game is scheduled for Thursday September 10, against East Texas Baptist University. The kickoff is set for 4 PM at the Swamp on the campus of LSUS.