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Monson Named NEWMAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Elizabeth Monson Boston, Mass. - September 30, 2013 - Elizabeth Monsen (Wayne, N.J.) was chosen as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

Monsen played a pivotal role in Springfield defeating a pair of regionally ranked opponents this week. She started in the Pride's defensive unit that allowed just six shots on goal and helped lead the Pride to a 2-1 overtime win over Roger Williams, which entered the game ranked 4th in New England.

On Saturday, Monsen came off the bench and helped power the Pride to a 1-0 win at MIT, knocking off the top-ranked team in the region and the nation's 13th-ranked team.

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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. Read more.

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