Lady Falcons Recognized for Sportsmanship

Lady Falcons Recognized for Sportsmanship

Scranton, PA: The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has notified Dan Berg, the Head Coach of the Lackawanna College women's soccer team, that his team will be recognized as a recipient of the 2014 NSCAA Ethics/Sportsmanship Silver Award at their 2015 Annual Convention being held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This award is presented to those soccer programs that have completed their playing season receiving no red cards and no more than five yellow cards accumulated during the season. Lackawanna was issued only one yellow card this season, their first in a three year span. It is the third consecutive year that that the Lady Falcons have received an Ethics/Sportsmanship award from this organization. The Lady Falcons previously received Gold awards for the 2012 and 2013 for completing the season without a red or yellow card.

Lackawanna was one of only seventy –seven collegiate women soccer programs at all levels of plays to receive this award. The complete list can be found at: http://www.nscaa.com/awards/2014-college-team-ethics-and-sportsmanship-award-winners

About NSCAA: Based in Kansas City, Kansas, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America is the largest soccer coaches' organization in the world.

Since its founding in 1941, the NSCAA has grown to include more than 30,000 members who coach both genders at all levels of the sport. In addition to a national rankings program for colleges and high schools, NSCAA offers an extensive recognition program that presents nearly 10,000 individual awards every year. The NSCAA fulfills its mission of coaching education through a nationwide program of clinics and week-long courses, teaching more than 6,000 soccer coaches each year.

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