SCOUTING THE TIGERS
Texas Southern ended its 2016 season with an 11-7-1 overall record and a 8-1-1 mark in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Kathyrn Saunders opens her third season at the helm of the TSU soccer program, having accumulated a 24-28-4 record.
TSU returns seven starters from last season, including Paige Hayward who led the team in goals, assists and points. Hayward tallied up 31 points off of 13 goals and five assists during the 2016 season.
SCOUTING THE LUMBERJACKS
Northern Arizona will open its 2017 season at Texas State before heading to Houston.
NAU ended its 2016 season with a 10-7-5 overall record, including a 5-2-3 mark in the Big Sky Conference.
Andre Luciano opens his 17th season at the helm of the NAU soccer program, having accumulated a 131-135-47 overall record.
NAU returns 15 letterwinners and three All-Big Sky honorees.