Women's Soccer Picks Up NSCAA Team Ethics Award
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- The Ohio Dominican women's soccer team recently earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Silver Team Ethics Award for completing the 2013 season without receiving a red card and did not accumulate more than five yellow cards.
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The honor recognizes teams that exhibit fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the laws of the game, as reflected by the number of yellow caution cards or red ejection cards they are shown by referees throughout the season.
In all, 254 college teams received either the gold, silver or bronze version of the College Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award.
Ohio Dominican ended the regular season with an overall record of 10-5-3 and made an apperance in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament, where they hosted the quarterfinal for the first time in program history. The Panthers were ousted by Ferris State in a 3-0 penalty kick shootout.
Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the NSCAA is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate coaches, encourage excellence and serve the soccer community.