Arnes, Espino Earn SWAC Soccer Weekly Honors

The TSU soccer duo of Ashley Arnes and Alexis Espino was named the SWAC’s Offensive and Goalkeeper of the Week after their play against Grambling State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Arnes contributed two goals in the second half to help lift Texas Southern to a 3-1 comeback win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday. The Layton, Utah native played a total of 191 minutes over the course of the weekend as TSU finished the week of play with a 1-0-1 record.

Espino tallied 28 saves in two games over the weekend including 21 saves during a double overtime draw against Grambling State. During the Tigers’ contest versus GSU, the San Diego, Calif. native also made a key save in overtime on a penalty kick.

TSU is back in action on Friday against Alcorn State back at the Campbell Road Sports Park in Houston. The match will begin at 7 p.m.  Sunday’s game against Mississippi Valley State will take place at home inside Durley Stadium at 1 p.m.



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