Women's Soccer Ranked 25th in NSCAA Preseason Poll
Kansas City, Kan. - August 9, 2012
- The Springfield College women's soccer team will enter the 2012 season ranked 25th in the nation according to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America NCAA Division III preseason poll, presented by Continental Tire.
The Pride is the lone program from the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) to appear in the NSCAA women's preseason poll.
A year ago, Springfield owned a 15-4-2 record and advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship for the fourth time in the past six years. Led by head coach John Gibson, who has earned conference coach of the year honors three out of the last four seasons, Springfield allowed just 12 goals all season finished the year ranked 25th nationally.
Springfield will open up the 2012 campaign on Aug. 31 when it hosts Eastern Nazarene at 7:15 pm in the opening night of the Springfield College Invitational.
Head Coach John Gibson
John Gibson, a native of London, England, enters his 14th season as head women's soccer at Springfield College in the fall of 2013. Gibson has led the Pride to the NCAA Tournament in six of the last eight years and has established the Pride as one of the top programs in the country. His clubs have registered an impressive a 165-75-21 record.
Contact Head John Gibson
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