March 21, 2013
BEAUMONT, Texas – The Lamar University women’s soccer team plays host to the Austin Nationals in an exhibition game at 5 p.m. Friday at the Lamar Soccer Complex.
The Nationals are a professional soccer team in their first year of existence.
“This will be a great experience for us,” Lamar coach Orlando Cervantes said. “Facing players of this caliber will definitely help us.”
The Lady Cardinals posted their best season ever in the fall, finishing 11-9-1 overall and 6-2-0 in the Southland Conference, advancing to the conference finals.
“We’re looking good,” Cervantes said of the team’s spring practices. “I’m excited about the upcoming season.”
Admission to Friday’s game is free.