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Former WT soccer player named interim manager of Houston Dynamo


Former West Texas A&M men's soccer standout Davy Arnaud was named the interim manager of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo on Tuesday afternoon after the club parted ways with Wilmer Cabrera.

Arnaud starred at WT from 1999-2001 leading the Buffs to back-to-back NCAA DII Elite Eight appearances in 2000 and 2001. He also became the first player to earn All-American honors in program history when he was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of American (NSCAA) First Team. The Nederland, Texas native ranks sixth in school history in both career goals and points. He was inducted into the West Texas. A&M Hall of Champions in 2008.

He was in his third season as a Dynamo assistant, having previously worked with D.C. United in a similar role. He will guide the team for the final nine games of the regular season as they sit in ninth place in the Western Conference standings, six points behind in-state rival FC Dallas for the seventh and final playoff spot.

During his 14-year playing career in MLS, he played for Kansas City, the Montreal Impact and D.C. United making 368 league appearances, scoring 54 goals and 47 assists. He also made seven appearances for the U.S. National team, scoring one goal.

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