Texas A&M University-Texarkana has announced its 2017 Eagles soccer schedule.


Under the leadership of Head Coach Don Koontz, now in his third season with A&M-Texarkana, the Eagles face a rigorous 20-game schedule that begins Aug. 25 when the women’s team takes on NCAA Division I Grambling State University in an 11 a.m. match at Eagle Field on the A&M-Texarkana campus.

That afternoon the women and men’s teams will face Bethel University at 5 and 7 p.m. in the second annual Border Cup tournament. The teams will take on Bacone College at 5 and 7 p.m. on Aug. 26.

Now in its second year as a member of the Red River Athletic Conference, A&M-Texarkana will face its first RRAC opponent of the season on Sept. 23 as it takes on Wiley College in Marshall, Texas.

Homecoming is set for Oct. 14, with men’s and women’s matches against Louisiana State University Alexandria. Senior Day will be Oct. 28.

A&M-Texarkana has been selected to host the Nov. 10-11 Red River Athletic Conference Championship matches.

“We have spoken about the newness wearing off on our athletic teams and now is the time to solidify our programs in the soccer world,” said Michael Galvan, director of athletics at A&M-Texarkana.

The Eagles women and men’s soccer teams will face off again Northeast Texas Community College in an Aug. 18 scrimmage in Mount Pleasant, Texas. The women’s match gets underway at 1 p.m. The men play at 3 p.m.

A navy/white scrimmage is set for Aug. 19 on the A&M-Texarkana campus. The women will play at 5 p.m. The men’s match is set for 7 p.m.

For more information on the 2017 season, visit tamuteagles.com or follow Texas A&M University-Texarkana Athletics on social media.

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