The San Jacinto College men’s soccer team will hold open tryouts for the 2016 season on Friday, May 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the South Campus soccer field.

San Jacinto College finished the 2015 season 12-6-1 as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIV runners-up. Recently, the team wrapped up a successful Spring season with wins against Houston Baptist University (1-0) and St. Mary’s University (2-0), a tie with University of the Incarnate Word (2-2), and a single loss to United Soccer League (USL) professional team Rio Grande Valley FC (0-4).

Tryouts are open to current and incoming San Jacinto College students as well as high school graduating seniors. Participants are required to bring their own shin guards and water.

The South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston. For more information about open tryouts, contact soccer Head Coach Ian Spooner at 281-922-3475 or, or 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, 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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