First Posted: 3/21/2012
The National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) of America honored the Keystone College women’s soccer team with the 2011 NSCAA Team Ethics Award.
The Giants earned the Silver Award, honoring a season where they went without a single red card, while also earning less than five total yellow cards.
In addition to Silver, the NSCAA handed out Gold and Bronze Ethics awards, with just 88 total teams from across all levels of both men’s and women’s college soccer gaining recognition.
Thirteen intercollegiate teams received the NSCAA’s Gold Team Ethics Award for completing the entire 2011 season without receiving either a yellow or red card, while a total of 55 teams claimed the Silver Award. The Bronze Award went to20 teams, which is presented to teams that receive no reds and a maximum of 10 yellows.
The Giants, under first-year head coach Noel Cox, finished the season with a 6-10-1 overall mark, their highest win total since a six win 2004 season.