JONESBORO, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State head soccer coach Tafadzwa Ziyenge welcomed 24 student-athletes to campus on Tuesday, including 11 newcomers to the A-State program in preparation for the 2012 ASU soccer season.
The Red Wolves went through team meetings, physicals and team photos on Tuesday before breaking in preparation for the first team practice Wednesday morning at 6:30 a.m. at the ASU Soccer Complex. The Red Wolves will practice again at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.
This season marks the 13th in program history and is the third season for Ziyenge as the head coach at ASU. In 2012 the Red Wolves finished 7-10-3 and advanced to the Sun Belt Conference Tournament for the first time since 2009.
A-State will play one exhibition match against Alabama-Birmingham Aug. 10 before opening their regular season on the road at Indiana Aug. 17. ASU hosts its home opener Aug. 19 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 5 p.m.